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Breege Fahy
Costume Maker 
: Dublin
+353 (87) 2716327
Currently based in Dublin, Available to work elsewhere. Can work from own workroom or in production workroom.
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Biography

Breege Fahy is an accomplished freelance Costume Cutter and Maker with a passion for textile art and over 25 years of experience in the film, television and theatre industry including working on high profile national and international productions with many of the worlds’ leading and most talented costume designers, assistants and supervisors.

She has excellent technical expertise and artistic ability with an in-depth knowledge of cloth and costume across all eras, periods and styles. She has an excellent working understanding of a wide variety of fabrics with a strong artistic interpretative ability within the context of a particular costume period or style and excellent knowledge of fabric qualities, garment construction, fit, and design along with excellent attention to detail and technical and artistic problem solving skills.

She is currently based in Dublin where she has her own workroom where she also produces individual bespoke costumes and private commissions but is willing and able to travel and/or relocate if necessary.

Recent work projects include: Game of Thrones, Penny Dreadful, and Emerald City.


Key Skills

  • Pattern drafting and cutting
  • Ability to cut from chief cutters patterns
  • Superior Hand sewing skills
  • Excellent Machine sewing skills
  • Embroidery; Historical Embroidery; Machine Embroidery
  • Applique; Applique creating
  • Bead work; Leather work
  • Embellishment; Texturing
  • Crochet; Weaving; Knitting
  • Draping; Soft Furnishings

Training

  • Foundation in Art RTC Galway
  • Fashion Textiles Manchester Poly
  • 20 years making costumes in Theatre, TV and film
  • Studied Embroidery at the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace
Gear: 2 sewing machines, 1 everlocker, high quality iron and ironing board, work table, various sizzors, crochet hooks, other tools.

Driving License: Yes
Key Credits
2012 - 2016 Game of Thrones | Principle Costume Maker
2016 Emerald City | Costume Maker
2014 - 2015 Penny Dreadful | Costume Cutter
2013 Reign | Costume Maker
2012 Vikings | Soft Furnishings/Drapes
2012 Irish Pictorial Weekly | Costume Assistant, Standby
2012 Run & Jump | Costume Maker
2011 - Titanic: Blood and Steel | Costume Maker
2011 The Pervert's Guide to Ideology | Costume Assistant
2010 - Treasure Island | Costume Maker
2010 - Neverland | Costume Maker
2009 - Leap Year | Costume Alterations
2007 - The Old Curiosity Shop | Costume Maker
2006 - Northhanger Abbey | Costume Maker
2006 - Becoming Jane | Costume Maker
2006 - PS I Love You | Costume Alterations
2003 - King Arthur | Stand-by Stitcher/Maker
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