The lady’s outfit consists of a corset with hand and machine embroidery on the stomacher, a ruffled bustle, a petticoat with pleated furbelow (the pleated trim around the bottom). The skirt has a piped, scalloped edge and a separate swag with fabric roses and the jacket has bias cut insets, button and loop closure, a mandarin collar and leg-o-mutton sleeves. Tarryn provided her own wig.
The man’s outfit is corduroy tapered pants with a button fly, a crazy patchwork waistcoat (made from scraps of my own clothes!) with welt pockets, and a wool-blend frock coat underlined in calico and tailors canvas. Brett provided his own top hat and boots.
I’m pretty proud of both of these projects and, as a bonus, Brett won best dressed male! He won a bottle of wine which was promptly stolen but c’est la vie!
Here's a couple of clearer pictures taken in the studio at WAAPA and at my graduation parade respectively.