Project Project Runway – House of Cornish #12

This was the Butterfly inspired Avant Garde Challenge.

To add to that, we moved and EVERYTHING is in a box. Fair enough. I had a “make it work” challenge and, surprisingly, the dress really hit the mark! (in my humble opinion.)
Let’s start the show.

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The fabric is inspired by the spots on the butterfly that are supposed to look like eyes. I liked the “rustic polkadot” feel of this pattern.
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I pulled the bright fabric in and did some Barbie size piping. : )

The bottom of the skirt reflects a butterfly, but is not too literal. (It is not symmetrical)mosaic8434ecfe993c1b8382a5af67ac6c459f96981079

Here is the gown “walking”.  It’s half open on the left and all the way open on the right. It is dramatic, and the color is rich.

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I will just add an apology to Nina about the styling. Can I call that “Avant Garde” and get away with it? My model was very uncooperative at hair and make-up. Sorry Nina.

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One Comment to Project Project Runway – House of Cornish #12
    • brie
    • Love the “make it work” part of the challenge. That fabric is perfect. And those darn models, always thinking they know better. ;) I managed to wrench my back last week and haven’t gotten to the last two challenges. Such a failure. But you, you are an inspiration. And of course, my four year old is just waiting to steal the next outfit that gets finished.

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