Katrin McNaught

Costume Construction

Student Information


  • Domestic & Industrial Sewing Machine & Overlocker experience
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Cutting, Grading & Alterations
  • Dressing
  • Costume Maintenance
  • Costume Design
  • Wardrobe Supervising
  • Sourcing
  • Millinery
  • Corsetry
  • Tailoring
  • Screenprinting
  • Embroidery
  • Fabric painting
  • Photoshop Paint

Work Experience:

Previous work at RCS includes:

Costume Maker — Cinderella, Excerpt from Giselle, Blue Stockings, Peter Pan; Costume Design/Wardrobe Manager — Tanya

Other work includes:

Costume Sourcing: Mothballed (short film), Oh Hi (short film); Runner and Costume Assistant – Unexpected Item (Once Were Farmers), Dresser — SECC Wedding Show (SWG3), Fashion (Film by Reiff Gaskell)

Work Experience:

National Theatre and The Royal Opera House.


A closeup of an embroidered Peony as part of a selection created for further application to a formal dress

Costume designed and made for Will Stringer in his work Sappho into the Blue

Tailored Military Jacket made for Sergeant Puff in the RCS production of Cinderella

Draped Ball gown Made for Claudine in the RCS production of Cinderella

Corselette Fitting for the character Blanche for RCS Production Dialogues des carmélites

1690s Mantua Design for Desdemona from Othello, source material for the making of my stays

Front and Back views of the 1690 stays featuring 31 tabs bound my hand and fully boned. A chemise and petticoat are worn underneath

Sketchbook design and finished jacket and tutu, worn as part of the West End Parade


Using Photoshop paint to create the screenprint pattern for the Desdemona design’s skirt

Hand sewing binding onto stays, from the lining side

Hand tailoring the collar of a riding habit jacket