Our costumes are handmade in Bristol, VA, USA unless otherwise noted. Our studio is pet and smoke free.
As the costume designer of Twin Roses Designs, Andrea is involved in every aspect of the costume design and production process. Andrea worked in the costume shop at the University of Virginia for two years and was involved in numerous productions as dresser, master painter/dyer, assistant costume designer, pattern drafter, stitcher, etc. Andrea has degrees in Theater (costume design), Biology, and a Minor in Studio Art from UVA.
Founded in 2000, Twin Roses Designs has since grown into the thriving business you see today. Andrea's goals for the future are to continue to design and create costumes for professional productions in addition to producing high quality clothing for individual re-enactors and enthusiasts.
Another scientist/artist blend, Garry is our technical guru. He specializes in digital translation of artwork into stitches for the embroidery machine, as well as being the in-house Dye Master, webmaster and photographer. Garry received his BSc from the University of British Columbia in Occupational Therapy.