Posts Tagged: From Sketch to Wedding Gown

From Sketch to Dress – Coco

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Using silk organza and lace, Lea-Ann wanted to communicate a feeling of softness and ease while still remaining sleek. As she sketched, a trumpet silhouette with cascading tiers of silk organza scattered with hand-cut lace flower appliqués emerged.

From Sketch to Dress – Eleanor Part II

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A little while ago, we shared a rough sketch and some design details of Lea-Ann Belter’s newest ball gown, Eleanor. Wondering what Lea-Ann imagined her corseted, lace and silk dupioni frock would look like finished? Here’s one of Lea-Ann’s illustrations!

From Sketch To Dress – Jemma

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When Lea-Ann designed Jemma, she had in mind a classic bride who’s drawn to contemporary simplicity. Picturing a polished ball gown crafted from light, eco-friendly silk dupioni, Lea-Ann moved on to sketch out Jemma’s details. “I didn’t want the entire bodice to be covered with lace because that would look too traditional, so I added […]

From Sketch to Dress – Eleanor

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During the creation of a bridal gown – as with lots of things (like a wedding) – things don’t always go according to plan. Which actually is often a good thing! When Lea-Ann designed Eleanor, she envisioned a sophisticated, airy, romantic gown, sketching out hand-cut, appliquéd lace, soft box pleats, and structured bodice.

From Inspiration to Wedding Gown: Jemma

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Her imagination overflowing from a recent trip to England for Harrogate bridal market, Lea-Ann was itching to create! When pencil met paper, her vision of a classic, ladylike wedding gown with a full skirt, pleating, and lace revealed itself.