Be Our Guest – Setting the Table (Part 2)

Let’s Set the Table…of Costumes If you are following this story, you will know the challenges I faced as costume designer for the recent Batavia Studios’ production of “Beauty and the Beast”.  In this installment, we are going to look at some of the costumes that required actual construction.  Specifically, I will discuss the plates…

Can You Make a Window Seat?

In July of 2017, one of my regular clients challenged me with a new project. “Tatiana, can you make me a window seat?” Of COURSE, I said yes…and I panicked…and I researched…and I paused to explain to my parents what Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube could teach me (did I mention I was sitting at their…