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  • Project Project Runway Challenge #7 Runway

    This week the designers were asked to pick a statement piece of jewelry from Chopard jewels. That jewelry would be the inspiration for an extravagant evening look to be worn with it. Let’s start...
    Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #7 – Kat’s Design

    For the challenge this week the designers were given their choice of Chopard jewelry. They then had to create an extravagant evening look inspired by and to be worn with that jewelry. I chose a piece...
    Sep 11, 2014 7 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #18 – Stuffed Cat Christmas Ornament

    For this challenge we had to do something that started with the letter “c”. I decided I wanted to make Christmas ornaments of my friend’s cat, Jarvis P Weasley. My original thought w...
    Sep 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • PPR Unconventional Wedding Dress – House of Cornish

    We were supposed to make an unconventional wedding dress, with the burlesque dancer for inspiration. I will just stand on the runway and defend the concept of this dress. It is meant for a beach side...
    Sep 04, 2014 3 Comments

  • PPR Challenge #6 – Kat’s Design

    This week we were challenged to create an alternative wedding dress and a reception dress for the same bride. We were warned to keep it realistic and not to design a costume. I thought this was a pret...
    Sep 04, 2014 2 Comments

  • 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