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Into The Woods- CNC fabric

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Jul 1, 2015 Project Comments are off

The costume shop approached me about figuring seeing if there was a fast way that fabric could be cut for a custom lace/pattern for a dress. The decision was to use the CNC router with a drag knife. After doing some tests of fabrics, using window blackout curtain fabric (in white) had the rigidity and wouldn’t fray as quickly. The fabric was then lightly applied to a sheet of luan and then cut out. I had to make some edits to the hand drawn design because some of the details were too small. Once the various panels were cut out, the costume show was able to clean up a few stray threads and assemble the dress.

Into the Woods

Northwestern University- Barber Theatre
Evanston, IL
July 2015
Director: Scott Weinstein
Costume Designer: Izumi Inaba

Photos by: Chris Wych
Production Photo by: Justin Barbin

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