Welcome designers! Hope you all got to watch the premiere and casting special of Project Runway last night. It was so much fun to be back at Parsons with Tim, Nina, Michael and Heidi.
Jenny from A Mom and 2 Things and I had a little premiere party with our models and some cocktails. Think we need to make it a weekly thing.
Now on to the challenge…
Challenge #1 – “Come As You Are”
This week the designers were woken up at 5:00AM by Tim Gunn and told to come with to the workroom in whatever they were wearing in bed and a single top sheet. They then had to create an outfit using their pajamas and that sheet.
This was a toughie for us as we don’t have pajamas our models size, so we needed to come up with a tweak to make this work. So, here is your Project Project Runway challenge.
You can use either the clothes your model is currently wearing OR a 10″ x 10″ square of fabric similar to your own pajamas. On top of that, you can use a handkerchief worth of white cotton or cotton-ploy blend fabric. The standard woman’s handkerchief is 10″ x 10″. You can manipulate the fabric anyway you want with dye, fabric paint, etc… You can also add things like buttons, velcro, and trims.
Make it work!
Time Limit – 18 hours (spend no more than that amount of time working on your design)
Accessories – Feel free to chose shoes and accessories from the Piperlime Accessory Wall to go with to go with your outfit.
Runway Day – Thursday, August 4th
Just a reminder only in progress photos should be posted to the Flickr group before Runway Day. Save the big reveal for next Thursday.
Hey designers, get a Project Project Runway button for your blog from the Buttons page. There are three designs to pick from.
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