“Taking Your Design Concept from Pencil to Stencil”

Sleeping Beauty Border

 Discusses the steps for developing a conceptual design into a stencil,

using it as a border repeat and step by step embossing instructions


“Costuming a Mardi Gras Ball from 1300 Miles Away”

Golden Jubilee Court

Describes the organization of work, workspace, materials,

and the steps in building a gown from sketch to completed gown.


 “Textile Embossing”
an innovative fabric modification process

Poster Session

USITT Costume Commission Archive, Poster Session 2014

step by step embossing instructions


“Mardi Gras Presentation Gowns”

Silver Anniversary Gown Panels

The evolution of  emBELLAtexprocess and paste.