Making Chanel Couture – a video

Below is a video of some of the process to create one Chanel Couture gown and jacket.

http://videos.nymag.com/video/480-3s0750/player?layout=&title_height=24

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At 00:52, you can see the seamstress using a black tape to mark seams and style lines on top of her draped form. This is called Bolduc Band and is common in couture and French dressmaking. Here at Bunka we tend to use a sticky version of this tape called Body Line Tape.

bolducbanddraping-at-ysl

At 2:52, you see the highly-skilled embroiders at Lesage, a famous school and atelier in Paris, doing a technique called Tambour Beading.

Workshop Info & Address:
Pal Creation
Amit Pal, Tufan Pal
M: 9879232575
Jodhpur Gam, 1st Vas (Patel), Near Gomteshwar Flat,
Satellite, Ahmedabad-15

Call them for some beading work!

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