KMKDesignsllc

KMKDesigns - Alternative Wedding Dress & Apparel

Minneapolis, Minnesota | 2813 Sales

KMKDesignsllc

KMKDesigns - Alternative Wedding Dress & Apparel

Minneapolis, Minnesota 2813 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars (938)

Announcement   KMKDesigns is a woman owned small business in St. Paul, MN . Since 2008 we, designed, patterned and created alternative, Steampunk, Gothic and Neo-Victorian clothing and wedding dresses with care and great craftsmanship. We also specialize in quality custom creations and plus sizing. We make everything locally in our Studio in St. Paul, MN.

OFFBEATBRIDE: http://offbeatbride.com/2013/02/custom-alternative-wedding-dresses
WEBSITE: www.kmkdesignsllc.com
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/KMKDesigns/187875052631
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/KMKDesignsLLC
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/kmkdesignsllc/
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/KMKDesignsset=a.401351617631.179185.187875052631&type=3
OTHER ETSY SHOP: KMKRemnants
LOVE our fabrics and materials! Are you a fellow crafter? We just opened a second shop to re-purpose our scraps into crafting materials check it out! Help us be more sustainable and support small business!

KMKDesigns is mother daughter collaboration with over 35 years experience who love creating quality clothing for women and men who want to be confident and unique. We believe that clothing should make you feel as beautiful as you are no matter what society's standard is. We create outfits from gorgeous bridal gowns for everyday wear from fabrics we hand pick to be high quality, comfortable and elegant. We love neo-Victorian, Lolita and Gothic. We create things ranging from outrageous costume pieces, custom corsets and bridal gowns to custom men's jackets. The difference between our clothing and costumes is that our creations can hold up to everyday life. You can certainly wear our clothing for a costume, but we wear our own designs everyday and they are created so you can too!

**PLUS SIZE All of our items can be made in our size 2X and above. Our 2x start above a 45 inch natural waist
***LAYAWAY We do Layaway plans for all orders over $200. Please message us here or e-mail us for details.
+++SIZES! Our sizes run a bit bigger than average so please measure yourself. Each listing has a waist measurement for each size. Follow the link below for help

****NEED HELP MEASURING? Follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81vN7EZ6tK4&list=UUFYdAx68FcajKytbzZ1r1gA&index=1&feature=plcp

-From some Happy Etsy customers
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"Professional Service and exceptional quality! Dress is beautiful, elegant and made well. Will buy from again. Made my dream come true of having a Gothic Lolita wedding dress! Absolutely love it!"

"It's so much more beautiful in person! Thank you for turning my vision into reality and for being professional and patient with me. I truly can't thank you enough!! My wedding will be magical in part Thanks to you! :)"

All designs are by KMKDesigns and copyrighted to KMKDesigns LLc

**Please include in the note to the seller if you have a specific date you want your item done by. Please check policies for more information****
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WEBSITE: www.kmkdesignsllc.com
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/KMKDesigns/187875052631
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/KMKDesignsLLC
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/kmkdesignsllc/
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/KMKDesigns

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All Designs copyright to KMK Designs LLC 2010-2016

Online Shops We sell at:
Wells and Verne Website
Beauty by Design
Etsy-our shop only
KMKDesigns Website
***Anywhere else you see our items it is not from us! We have had some issues with people stealing our photos and designs, so be informed when purchasing.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 17, 2019

KMKDesigns is a woman owned small business in St. Paul, MN . Since 2008 we, designed, patterned and created alternative, Steampunk, Gothic and Neo-Victorian clothing and wedding dresses with care and great craftsmanship. We also specialize in quality custom creations and plus sizing. We make everything locally in our Studio in St. Paul, MN.

OFFBEATBRIDE: http://offbeatbride.com/2013/02/custom-alternative-wedding-dresses
WEBSITE: www.kmkdesignsllc.com
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/KMKDesigns/187875052631
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/KMKDesignsLLC
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/kmkdesignsllc/
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/KMKDesignsset=a.401351617631.179185.187875052631&type=3
OTHER ETSY SHOP: KMKRemnants
LOVE our fabrics and materials! Are you a fellow crafter? We just opened a second shop to re-purpose our scraps into crafting materials check it out! Help us be more sustainable and support small business!

KMKDesigns is mother daughter collaboration with over 35 years experience who love creating quality clothing for women and men who want to be confident and unique. We believe that clothing should make you feel as beautiful as you are no matter what society's standard is. We create outfits from gorgeous bridal gowns for everyday wear from fabrics we hand pick to be high quality, comfortable and elegant. We love neo-Victorian, Lolita and Gothic. We create things ranging from outrageous costume pieces, custom corsets and bridal gowns to custom men's jackets. The difference between our clothing and costumes is that our creations can hold up to everyday life. You can certainly wear our clothing for a costume, but we wear our own designs everyday and they are created so you can too!

**PLUS SIZE All of our items can be made in our size 2X and above. Our 2x start above a 45 inch natural waist
***LAYAWAY We do Layaway plans for all orders over $200. Please message us here or e-mail us for details.
+++SIZES! Our sizes run a bit bigger than average so please measure yourself. Each listing has a waist measurement for each size. Follow the link below for help

****NEED HELP MEASURING? Follow this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81vN7EZ6tK4&list=UUFYdAx68FcajKytbzZ1r1gA&index=1&feature=plcp

-From some Happy Etsy customers
------------------------------------------------------
"Professional Service and exceptional quality! Dress is beautiful, elegant and made well. Will buy from again. Made my dream come true of having a Gothic Lolita wedding dress! Absolutely love it!"

"It's so much more beautiful in person! Thank you for turning my vision into reality and for being professional and patient with me. I truly can't thank you enough!! My wedding will be magical in part Thanks to you! :)"

All designs are by KMKDesigns and copyrighted to KMKDesigns LLc

**Please include in the note to the seller if you have a specific date you want your item done by. Please check policies for more information****
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WEBSITE: www.kmkdesignsllc.com
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/KMKDesigns/187875052631
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/KMKDesignsLLC
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/kmkdesignsllc/
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/KMKDesigns

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All Designs copyright to KMK Designs LLC 2010-2016

Online Shops We sell at:
Wells and Verne Website
Beauty by Design
Etsy-our shop only
KMKDesigns Website
***Anywhere else you see our items it is not from us! We have had some issues with people stealing our photos and designs, so be informed when purchasing.

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About

Why we love making clothing

KMKDesigns is a mother, daughter independent business. We founded it in 2008 and run it equally together. We now have in - shop employees to helps us create our designs in the studio with us! We hope as we grow to create more local jobs for other artists and creators as well as create more wonderful clothing for wonderful men and women around the world.

The story of how we started is a bit different then most.
While most business are started with a direct intent, we almost fell into ours. It began with a search for a new career change.

Sheridyn had sewn all of her life, and her daughter had always been an artist. Together we attended a convention with a small booth set up where we sold accessories and wore garments we had designed and created. It was mostly just for fun, but we also learned that people loved our creations.

At that same convention other local designers. "Blashpemia's closet, and Scoundrelle's Keep, they told us about a fashion show in the fall and recommended we apply. We decided to go for it. Kaitlyn drew the designs and Sheridyn constructed them, both working together to gather models and figure out the finite details. After that first show, it was like we couldn't stop, Kaitlyn(who previously had never liked fashion or to sew) Kept designing, and began to learn to sew. Sheridyn continued to research other opportunities. We opened an online shop and then soon after found etsy. After lots of hard work and some fabulous work with some generous and photographers and models, our shop began to be something substantial.

Both of us discovered that through making clothes we could help men and women of all shapes, sizes and types to feel more confident and beautiful. The true nature of fashion is to create the feeling beauty and confidence no matter who you are. We wanted to make people feel like princes and princess, Kings and Queens, Fancy Ladies and Gentleman. To have someone walk up to them, they don't even know and say, "hey you look fantastic!"

We love being an independent businesses where we can directly hear about the stories from the people who wear our creations. Even though we have faced challenges and we tend to pour %110 into this, it is so rewarding to see that people we can make happy through our art.

We hope to be in business many years, to make a living while bringing confidence and beauty into people's lives. We appreciate you supporting our handmade business. When you purchase from KMKDesigns you are supporting local artists who craft each item in our shop custom to order.

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Shop members

  • Elise Kallenbach

    Customer Service

    Elise went to two colleges and graduated from neither. She does Facebook posts and any odd jobs around the place so the gals can sew your beautiful creations. She works as a bookseller at a local used bookstore as well as slinging paper at KMK.

  • Kaitlyn McClain

    Owner, Desginer, Marketer, Customer Service, Construction

    Kaitlyn found that clothing design could give her an creative outlet that could help people gain confidence and beauty in everyday life. She studied Fashion Design at St. Catherine University and graduated with an award for best senior collection.

  • Angeline Babcock

    Maker, Sewing In Studio

    Angeline is one of our wonderful seamstresses. She graduated from The University of MN with an arts degree. She works mainly with all of the shops skirt and petticoats. She also does art and promotional work for KMK!

  • Shannon Sherman

    Maker, Sewing In Studio

    Shannon is one of our in shop sewing gals. She helps us in the studio to create KMKDesigns clothing. She makes most of our popular jumper styles and often stays after work to sew on her own projects. She has an arts background.

  • Sheridyn McClain

    Owner, Pattern Maker, Designer, Construction

    Sheridyn McClain has been sewing for as long as she can remember. She started by sewing doll clothing when she was young out of sheets and twine. She has worked as a costumer, alteration specialist & hobbyist before starting KMK with her daughter.

  • Lauren Nelson

    Maker, Sewing In Studio

    Lauren graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato. She worked in the costume shop in college as well as the Highland Summer Theater. She enjoys tailoring menswear and doing cosplay with leather work. She's also our Game Master for RPGs!

  • Kaylin Wolf

    Maker, Sewing In Studio

    Kaylin works in the studio sewing corsets. She also makes boleros, evening gowns, and helps on other projects around the shop. In her free time, Kaylin sews at home. She has 17 (more or less) cosplays planned for this summer.

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