The first time I worked in a costume shop, I was home. For every production I have worked on, I have sewn something. I love the process of taking something from start to finish, whether it's a show piece, a simple dress or a gown. Here are some of my favorites I have made.

 Amy Jo and Rebecca  50s Dresses  Christmas of Broadway  Broadway Rose Theatre Company

Amy Jo and Rebecca

50s Dresses

Christmas of Broadway

Broadway Rose Theatre Company

 Kate and Bianca  Rendering of Design (by Allison Dawe)   George Fox University  

Kate and Bianca

Rendering of Design (by Allison Dawe)

George Fox University  

 Kate fitting photo.   The Taming of the Shrew  George Fox University   

Kate fitting photo. 

The Taming of the Shrew

George Fox University

 

 Petruchio's Jacket. (Process Photo)  The Taming of the Shrew.    

Petruchio's Jacket. (Process Photo)

The Taming of the Shrew. 

 

 Kate and Petruchio   The Taming of the Shrew  George Fox University  Gown and Jacket designed and made by Allison Dawe

Kate and Petruchio

The Taming of the Shrew

George Fox University

Gown and Jacket designed and made by Allison Dawe

 Bianca Gown  The Taming of the Shrew   George Fox University  Gown designed and made by Allison Dawe

Bianca Gown

The Taming of the Shrew

George Fox University

Gown designed and made by Allison Dawe

 The 12 brothers of Joseph  The Broadway Rose Theatre  All tunics, vests, sashes, designed and made by Allison Dawe.   Pants dyed to match by Allison Dawe. 

The 12 brothers of Joseph

The Broadway Rose Theatre

All tunics, vests, sashes, designed and made by Allison Dawe.

Pants dyed to match by Allison Dawe. 

 Joseph's Coat   Mock Up and Structure layer.

Joseph's Coat

Mock Up and Structure layer.

 Prep work. 

Prep work. 

 Sleeve Completed

Sleeve Completed

 Joseph's Dreamcoat  Process Photo   

Joseph's Dreamcoat

Process Photo

 

 Jacket sewn together

Jacket sewn together

 Skirt sewn on.  

Skirt sewn on.  

 Detail of metallic topstitching.  

Detail of metallic topstitching.  

 Final Product.    Photo Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer  Dreamcoat designed and made by Allison Dawe

Final Product.  

Photo Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer

Dreamcoat designed and made by Allison Dawe

 Laura's Act 2 Dress  The Glass Menagerie  Bag and Baggage Productions

Laura's Act 2 Dress

The Glass Menagerie

Bag and Baggage Productions

 Jacob Marley  The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge  Bag and Baggage Productions

Jacob Marley

The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge

Bag and Baggage Productions

 Lady Macbeth gown and Witches  Designed and Created by Allison Dawe  Bag and Baggage Productions

Lady Macbeth gown and Witches

Designed and Created by Allison Dawe

Bag and Baggage Productions

 Liz's Wedding Dress  Made by Allison Dawe

Liz's Wedding Dress

Made by Allison Dawe

 Edna's Finale Dress (Hairspray)

Edna's Finale Dress (Hairspray)

 Meghan's Wedding Dress.   Made by Allison Dawe

Meghan's Wedding Dress. 

Made by Allison Dawe

 Meghan's Wedding Dress (Back View)   Made by Alison Dawe

Meghan's Wedding Dress (Back View) 

Made by Alison Dawe