Aimée Hopkinson

Costume Construction

Student Information


Aimée enjoys corsetry, millinery and working with prop costume pieces. With a BSc in Fashion Technology and previous professional experience making Irish dancing dresses, she has strong construction skills and a drive to expand her creative abilities. Aimée also has a keen interest in sustainability within costuming. 



  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Millinery
  • Corsetry
  • Prop Costume
  • Tailoring for Costume 
  • Tutu Making
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Draping
  • Fittings and Alterations 
  • Maintenance and Repairs
  • Historical and Contemporary Fashion Knowledge
  • Domestic and Industrial MachineExperience 
  • Dressing
  • Costume Breakdown
  • Costume Management 
  • Sourcing and Pulling
  • Sustainable Costuming
  • Moulding and Casting
  • Basic Leather Work
  • Basic Fabric Printing and Dying


Mother War

Views of a Suit Jacket

Crimson Stays


Ballet Showcase 2019 - excerpt from Giselle.

Large Brimmed Felt Hat

Maleficent headpiece

Claudia the evil Stepmother

The Black Douglas


Aimée's Introduction

Mother War

Hat blocking timelapse