For the final project of my Textile Foundation I chose to design and make a costume for a character from Frederick Ashton’s The Dream. As the ballet is based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, I decided to return the costumes to an Elizabethan setting. I ended up concentrating of the fairies, developing repeat patterns to screen print onto the fabric of their dresses. I hand printed and constructed a romantic tutu dress for the fairy Moth, which was displayed in the Morley Gallery at the end of my course.
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