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  • My Own ‘Fashion Week’

    The ladies in my family were invited to NYC for a ‘girls weekend’. After a huge calendar search, Labor Day Weekend was selected as “our time”. Ironically, this is the weekend b...
    Sep 08, 2011 6 Comments

  • PPR Challenge #6: Cornish Design

    I was on a FABULOUS excursion to New York City for this week’s episode, so instead of a “two day” challenge, I had about 1.5 hours to ‘make it work’. “Avant Garde&#...
    Sep 08, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #37 – Shrink to Fit

    Let’s face it everything is cuter when it’s smaller, toy dogs, mini cupcakes, children. So, this week we are asking you to make something smaller.  Whether that is using shrinky dinks, fe...
    Sep 08, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #36 Round Up

    This week for Iron Craft we were all challenged to make something that would could be entered in the State Fair. With over 1300 different categories there was plenty to choose from. Here is a look a...
    Sep 07, 2011 1 Comment

  • Quilt of the Day: Lightning zigzag quilt

      Jenn Grigoryev posted a wonderful quilt called Lightning Zigzag. It grabbed my attention. it is mostly white, but the color that is there is striking and well done. Its bright and bold and very...
    Sep 06, 2011 2 Comments

  • 8,000 Feet Hoodie – Raglan Shaping and Getting the Perfect Fit

    I have been busily knitting away on the raglan shaping on my 8,000 Feet Hoodie. Raglan shaping really is just making increases on either side of your markers to grow the front, sleeves, and back of th...
    Sep 05, 2011 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge 5 – The Runway Continued

    A few more designers came running out of the workroom needles in hand to make it to the runway this week…. (click on any picture to see it bigger and to read more) If you are not reading this...
    Sep 04, 2011 No Comments

  • Project Project Runway – Challenge #6

    Challenge - The Art of the Matter Collaborate on a work of art with a student. That artwork will be an inspiration for an avant garde design. The garment should be inspired by the artwork, but not a ...
    Sep 02, 2011 2 Comments

  • PPR Challenge 5 – The Runway

    This week the designers were challenged to make an outfit to go with Heidi’s line of New Balance tennis shoes. They were to use denim or suede in the design. Let’s see what our designers...
    Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #5 – Cornish Design

    This week, we were given some ambiguous directions. What I do know is that we were supposed to use suede and/or denim, and the look was going to be worn with sneakers. (have you ever seen a model in s...
    Sep 01, 2011 3 Comments