Archive for May, 2014

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The hoodie is made from silk chiffon and ivory mesh with sheer leaves appliqued onto the sleeve on one side.

The dress is a silk bustier, but we customized it by adding fullness to the skirt; layers of shredded lace and silk to fill it out and add volume.

Bustier et bolero Katrin Leblond

Wedding dress custom Katrin Leblond

Wedding Dress Katrin Leblond

Jupe robe de mariee de Katrin Leblond

Bustier Katrin Leblond

Bolero capuchon Katrin Leblond

Robe sur mesure Katrin Leblond

chiffon de soie fleur

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Here they are, all piling up on the table.

Hearts that take waaaay too long to make!  They are pieced from little cut pieces of silk chiffon.  Then we spray them with water and fill all the gaps and keep working that way until they become full fluffy multicolor heart explosions!

silk chiffon ruffle hearts

Appliqued onto tank tops, they come to life.

Camisol coer Katrin Leblond

Ruffle heart tank top white

silk chiffon scrap appliquee

multicolour silk hearts

Here you see them at the early stages of the process.  We sew them onto black or white Lycra mesh so that they retain their elasticity.  The technique is quite complicated.

hands on sewing machine

making hearts for appliquee

Annick making silk ruffle hearts

Before we sew it onto a top, it gets a little haircut to clean up the edges.

Silk heart Katrin Leblond Designer montreal

 

katrin leblond studio

silk herats on sewing machine

What a mess in the studio when these are in production.  Soon we will be making little mini heart pins.  Can’t wait.

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