GK’s Evolution of a Gymnastics Leotard at National Congress
While you’re at National Congress, come see GK’s exhibit, Evolution of a Gymnastics Leotard, at the Excel Center from Wednesday, August 17 through Saturday, August 20. You’ll learn all about the various steps it takes to bring a gymnastics leotard from the designer’s original concept to the finished gymnastics leotard you see in the GK catalog. Read more about these fun & interesting steps here.
PLUS, as a special bonus Nastia Liukin will be at the Evolution of a Leotard exhibit on Friday, August 19 from 3:00-4:00 pm and Saturday, August 20 from 5:30-6:00 pm to show you some of her newest line of GK gymnastics leotards and sign autographs for her fans.
Inspiration of a Leotard
An inspiration board of the many places a designer can get ideas for new designs and colors.
Sketches of a Leotard
Several sketches are made to bring the designers mental images to life.
Pattern Making of a Leotard
A sample of what the pattern used to cut out the leotard for sewing looks like.
Cutting the Fabric of a Leotard
Shows all the individual pieces in a leotard before it is sent to sewing.
The Finished Leotard
What the finished product looks like, including all the necessary tags and instructions.