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Aidan is a costume designer currently dividing her time between Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, as well as New Orleans. She enjoys traveling, watercolors, and horror movies (good and bad). When not working on set, she takes children's commissions for Halloween and conventions,** and spends her free time working on clothing for children with physical and mental design challenges. She never finishes a videogame anymore, but keeps trying anyway.

 

She has experience in the following

areas:

 

  • design work 

  • color story & inspiration boards

  • historical research

  • patternmaking & drafting

  • draping & dressform design

  • sewing & assembly 

  • silkscreening

  • hand-sewing

  • dyeing/aging garments

  • leatherwork

  • character/wardrobe shopping

  • organizing stock rooms

  • returning/purchasing rentals

 

She is familiar with the following machines, programs, and techniques:

 

  • industrial machines (Juki & similar)

  • industrial sergers

  • industrial coverstitch 

  • snap/grommet press

  • blind hemmers

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop,
    Illustrator, Lightroom)

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Cura and basic 3D modeling

  • Mac & PC platforms
     

  • Currently learning: Marvelous Designer,
             Blender

She has production experience in the following positions:

 

  • costume designer/asst

  • wardrobe supervisor

  • on-set costumer

  • dresser

  • continuity

  • seamstress

  • cutter/stitcher

  • ager/dyer

Her kit includes the following:

 

  • Juki industrial straight-stitch machine

  • Husqvarna 4-thread serger

  • Husqvarna home machine

  • Brother 4-thread coverstitch

  • Brother Heavy Duty home machine

 

 

  • Grommet & snap press machine

  • 2 Irons, steamer

  • Silkscreen studio set-up

  • Cricut cutting machine

  • Anycubic i3 Mega 3D printer

 

 

  • Child hanging dressform, sz 4T

  • Female hanging dressform, sz 6

  • Male hanging dressform, sz 42

  • Male torsoforms, sz 38 & 40

She has a studio in Seattle and San Francisco, and access to space in Los Angeles.

**Note: Halloween commissions list opens Aug 1 and closes when commissions fill up depending on fall film scheduling. Convention commissions are accepted on a case-by-case basis and for children only; adult commissions are too complicated for scheduling around filming. thank you!