Period Bodice and Ruffs: Cyrano

Working for Designer Melody Brocious this Springs, I was able to try my hand at some period builds. The patterns for the ruffs came from Janet Arnold’s “Patterns of Fashion 4” c. 1540-1660.

Here are some selected Images from Production of my ruffs.

Next, the Bodice. This is patterned by Claire Townsend, who was overhired in our show for the Cyrano build. It was really great to work with a draper again, not only to see their process and myself a part of it, but also to be mentored though a build process. Here are some pictures….

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