As I said in the Coraline section I plan on hand sewing garments for the dolls. Here are a few preliminary sketches that I will be filling out in the second semester.
I drew inspiration from burlesque dancers and famous movies such as moulin rouge and the greatest showman. I plan on initially making the clothing out of pillowcase fabric to see if it will work. It is relatively thin and inexpensive so should be a good test material. Once I have the basic forms of the costumes down I will be using a mixture of found materials and newly bought to bring a mixture of vintage and modern.
Keeping with the unusual aesthetics I will be using strange angles on the hemlines of the outfits to elongate and reshape the characters in various ways. Not to make them look bad but to make them look slightly surreal and eerie.