My name is Leonie and I am Maple And Oak Designs. Originating from lovely Lübeck in northern Germany, I travelled in Australia, Latin America, North America and Europe for a couple of years until found my current home in sweet Calgary close to the Canadian Rockies.
It is my passion to design and sew funky and bold fashion accessories. For the most part, I like to work with reclaimed and vintage fabrics but sometimes I can’t resist the temptation of a bright new fabric. Incorporating up-cycled fabrics in my designs enables me to create unique and one of a kind items while minimizing my impact on the environment. And our mother Earth is important to me.
My husband Guillaume (He’s from Québec, it’s pronounced “G’ee-yom”) supports me where…
- Born on February 27
- Joined January 30, 2012