About the Owners of The Costume Shop

Leslie R. Winn and Ivy Dale Austin

The Costume Shop is a full-service studio offering the Design and Construction of costumes for Theatrical productions, Film projects, and Dance companies. We have more than 37 years of experience in the special construction requirements necessary in the performance arts. Special skills include:

  • Pattern drafting
  • Pattern grading
  • Draping
  • Tailoring
  • Custom Fitting and Alteration of clothing for men and women
  • Refurbishing and restyling of older garments
  • Techniques required for construction of period clothing
  • Hand embroidery
  • Custom closures
  • Custom trims

Our staff is able to work with all materials including:

  • Leather
  • Sequins
  • Stretch fabrics
  • Lace

And, we are experienced in the production of multiple garments in an assortment of sizes.

We can also produce other specialty items, such as custom banners, small puppets, and dolls. Show us your ideas and we will do our best to make it happen!

Please contact us to discuss your next project by calling 804-421-7361 or email us at tcsrichmond@yahoo.com.