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A Dress Woven with Balloons

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Creating a Balloon Dress
Creating a Balloon Dress

In 2011, Môssieur Ballon attended an annual congress of professional balloon artists. In a workshop headed by Stéphane Robin, a leading specialist of balloon weaving in France, Môssieur Ballon got the chance to acquaint himself with more advanced balloon weaving techniques.

Creating a Balloon Dress

In 2011, Môssieur Ballon attended an annual congress of professional balloon artists. In a workshop headed by Stéphane Robin, a leading specialist of balloon weaving in France, Môssieur Ballon got the chance to acquaint himself with more advanced balloon weaving techniques.

Starting the Balloon Dress
Starting the Balloon Dress

The hardest part about making a dress is starting it right.

Starting the Balloon Dress

The hardest part about making a dress is starting it right.

Model wearing balloon dress
Model wearing balloon dress

Here\'s a picture of the dress as worn, taken the day after creation of the dress began, after a few more hours of work and a fitting session.

Model wearing balloon dress

Here's a picture of the dress as worn, taken the day after creation of the dress began, after a few more hours of work and a fitting session.

Souvenir
Souvenir

The model, the dress and the designer, together to immortalize the dress with a photo.

Souvenir

The model, the dress and the designer, together to immortalize the dress with a photo.

Six Hours Later...
Six Hours Later...

State of progress of the woven balloon dress after six hours\' work. It was his first dress, after all.

Six Hours Later...

State of progress of the woven balloon dress after six hours' work. It was his first dress, after all.

Reception
Reception

The dress was worn during the entire evening of the gala reception.

Reception

The dress was worn during the entire evening of the gala reception.

Three Hours Later...
Three Hours Later...

This was really time-consuming.

Three Hours Later...

This was really time-consuming.

One Hour Later...
One Hour Later...

Making a balloon dress is a painstaking and time-consuming process.

One Hour Later...

Making a balloon dress is a painstaking and time-consuming process.

 
 
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