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  • Project Project Runway Challenge #5 Runway

    This week the designers had to create a red carpet look for Heidi Klum to wear to the Creative Art Emmys. It was hard for the designers to find a good balance between Heidi’s style and the taste...
    Aug 28, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #5 – Kat’s Design

    This week was the dreaded design something for Heidi challenge. We had to design a look for Heidi to wear to the Creative Arts Emmy Awards (at least it wasn’t workout wear). We were told the eve...
    Aug 28, 2014 No Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments

  • Project Project Runway Challenge #4 Runway

    This week each of the designers was given a classic (and rather bad) men’s suit and told to use it as their inspiration and fabric to make a high fashion look. In order to scale this down for th...
    Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #4 – Kat’s Design

    Well, this was a fun challenge. Each of the designers was given a classic (that doesn’t mean good) men’s suit and told to use it as inspiration and the fabric for a high fashion look. In o...
    Aug 21, 2014 5 Comments

  • PPR Challenge 3 – Kat’s Design

    This week we were to create a design for the pages of Marie Claire magazine in 2034. The look also had to have an inspiration from the past. This is a little bit of a toughie, I don’t believe in...
    Aug 14, 2014 5 Comments

  • Project Project Runway – Challenge #2 Runway

    This week was the unconventional materials challenge. The designers were asked to create a look using unconventional materials found at a movie theater or set. It was a tricky one. Let’s start t...
    Aug 07, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #2 – Kat’s Design

    Ok, I normally love the unconventional challenge, but for some reason I found this one really hard. The designers were asked to make a look using unconventional materials found in a movie theater or o...
    Aug 07, 2014 3 Comments

  • Pillow Project Progress Post

    I found this amazing mid century piece on Craig’s list, and the only thing I needed to do was make pillows. You may ask yourself, “How hard can it be for a girl who sews to make a pillow?...
    Aug 05, 2014 2 Comments

  • PPR Challenge #1 – Kat’s Design

    For this first challenge the designers were asked to create a spring look that would be indicative of what they would show at Fashion Week if they made it to the end of the competition. Not the most i...
    Jul 31, 2014 3 Comments