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Saturday, June 19, 2010

'die feen' fairy costumes

i have been working as an assistant costume designer for an opera production of wagner's die feen (the fairies). the lead costumer hand-dyed a bunch of dresses, and i designed and sewed overlays for them. pictured below are the dresses in progress, and then the results on opening night:

fairy_dresses_wip_03ada and her fairies

i also helped to make the flower wreaths for their hair. for more pics of the production, see my flickr set.

2 comments:

Joanna said...

They look beautiful! That's fantastic that you got involved with an on-stage production. It must have been a great experience.

robinde said...

i really like the rainbow colors of the costumes and the silky-looking fabric that you used for the dress overlays! how was it to sew with that type of fabric?

how did you get involved with this group? it sounds like a lot of fun. are you doing costume design for other productions in the future?