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Shirley Eborn is a costume maker specialising in theatrical and period costume, bespoke bridal and occasion wear. She is based in Brighton, UK and is well placed to provide services to London and Sussex locations.
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Costume commissions

Below are some examples of the types of costume making commissions that Shirley deals with. For more information on the process of having a costume made and pricing details, please see the process

Period costume making

Shirley's skills allow her to recreate more or less any period costume. She can advise you about making the costume as authentic as possible or suggest modern substitutes when the budget dictates

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Theatrical costumes

Shirley has worked on a number of theatrical productions, making costumes from scratch or altering costumes from another production. She has also worked in Wardrobe for pantomime, European and open air productions


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Wedding dresses

This is a reproduction of a 1920's design. Contemporary wedding dresses draw on many inspirations and styles and Shirley can produce a unique made-to-measure wedding dress from a design or photograph

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An adaptation of an original Victorian wedding dress, made for a for a theatrical production, can be seen here

Ballet costume

A tutu of Shirley's own design for Stravinsky's "Firebird" featuring entrance mask and headdress


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