of course, on this blog, my friend izzy (aka isabelle hayes) doesn't need anymore introductions. however, what is new is her spring collars, that i'm so pleased to share, a complete sneak peek. all of theses creations are completely sewn & designed all by izzy as part of her montreal based ye ye! collection. i've included photos of her newest collars & also the classic lace & limited printed ones too. you can't even imagine the crazy craftsmanship & detail, she is a genius of a talented seamstress & designer. i've asked izzy to answer those same questions i put to audrey, & soon they'll be others too.
take a peak at izzy's blog, shop & tumbler
all photos c/o isabelle hayes
How are you? What are you up to today?
I am great, just at home today, blogging, sewing new Spring collars and sipping on coffee and you?
What do you do? What are you currently working on?
I am an independent designer and seamstress by day part-time. I am currently working on a line of Spring detachable collars in eyelet fabrics and plaids. I am also playing around with lace scallop bias and liberty printed fabrics.
What kind of girl do you imagine you are designing for?
Do you design for yourself?
Yes, I make stuff that I know I will have a hard time parting with but I am sure they will go to a nice home.
Can you talk about what is inspiring you right now?
Right now I am inspired by liberty prints, lace, romantic girlie things,vintage lingerie, movies I watch and music.
Do you have a favorite source of inspiration?
I recently discovered Tumblr and there are loads of inspirations on there. I look to the internet and blogs for inspiration now.
Have you always been creative?
Yes, Ive been playing with clothing and drawing since I was a little girl.
Do you remember some of your first creative childhood pursuits?
I remember drawing princesses with three heads and castles for them. Sometimes I would not want to finish my drawings and my mother would make me finish them.
What makes you feel most like yourself?
When I am thrifting.
What do you wish for?
Peace of mind.
How do you enjoy spending your down time?
Listening to records, baking, and watching old monster movies.