My Costumes

Rococo Riding / Hunting Jacket

A Rococo Riding Jacket (c. 1745) with hood I was asked to create a crossover between these two jackets from ‘Patterns of Fashion’: Quilted satin jacket and skirt, c. 1745-60, and the jacket of a Riding Habit, c. 1730-50 In this case, ‘crossover’ means: The hood of the satin jacket should, instead of the collar, […]

Queen Amidala – Red Invasion – Headdress

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Navigation menu for this costume: Analysis of the costume – Making the headdress – Making the gown I started making my headdress by going a pretty unusual route for the average costumer – I used my computer to create it. I fired […]

Queen Amidala – Red Invasion / Theed Throne Room Robe – Analysis

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Navigation menu for this costume: Analysis of the costume – Making the headdress – Making the gown Queen Amidala – Red Invasion / Theed Throne Room Robe Analysis & How-to Egads. I seriously eyed this costume for a VERY long time; but […]

Star Wars – Baron Papanoida

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ In case you have no idea who ‘Baron Papanoida‘ may be, it’s the only character in the Star Wars movies that George Lucas ever played. He appears in Episode 3, along with his daughter: More pictures of his costume, which appears just […]

Star Wars – Red Emperor Palpatine

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~   Note: After finishing the costume (of which the making process is documented below), I took my dad to the German FedCon (biggest Sci-Fi convention in Europe). Read the report here! Red Emperor Palpatine – original (left) and my finished reproduction (right) […]

Titanic dresses

I’ve reproduced quite a few gowns from James Cameron’s  movie Titanic (1997) over the years; some of them in a few different versions; depending on the budget and / or wishes of my customers. In case you happened upon this page while searching for a sewing pattern to make one of these dresses yourself instead […]

Queen Jamillia, StarWars

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~   Pictures on this site mostly taken from www.padawansguide.com, where you can find more pictures of the original costume. No, this is not a period Elizabethan costume. Yes, I most definitely fell in love with it. Even if Queen Jamillia was only […]

Planning

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 2 – Naboo’s Queen Jamillia Some observations and thoughts on the original gown considering the task at hand – I have written them down over a considerable amount of time, so some of the information may seem doubled, but […]

Beading the front piece

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Queen Jamillia: The beaded front piece of a Naboo Queen For the triangular, hanging front piece I bought 10 inches (25cm) of 60 inches (150cm) wide sequin fabric. Since that fabric was pretty flimsy and thin, I flat lined it with a […]

Overdress, sleeves & collar

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Queen Jamillia – the crushed taffeta overdress, sleeves and collar The overdress I’ve started to make the overdress by using the Patterns of Fashion Loose gown. I cut the pieces for front, side gores, back and an additional gore for the center […]