Iron Craft Challenge #17 – A Dress for Kate

One of the biggest speculations around the big wedding this week is what will Kate’s, oh excuse me, Catherine’s dress look like. A bunch of former Project Runway designers were asked to design the dress we’d like to see her in…ok, ok, I wasn’t asked (maybe my email was lost) but, I felt like we designers at Project Project Runway should put our two cents in too. So, I proudly present to you Chloé wearing my idea for The Dress.

Yeah, no two dimensional drawings at Project Project Runway! I don’t see Kate in a big puffy princess dress so, my dress for her is elegant and simple. A bodice completely beaded with opalescent white beads adds enough bling to make it something really special. The dress is accented with a silvery ribbon around the waist & hem.

Iron Craft Challenge 17 - A Dress for Kate

Of course there is a tiara to match the beading and a bouquet of delicate (real!) flowers. I had way too much fun doing my little bridal photo shoot.

In reality, the dress is made from an old white t-shirt. I used tacky glue to attach the beads to the bodice and the ribbon the the hem. The veil is made from a piece of tulle. I gathered one end and sewed it together to form a circle. Beads were glued to it to make the tiara. The flowers are from my bulb garden.

Make sure to check out what all the other Iron Crafters did to celebrate the big day.

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6 Comments to Iron Craft Challenge #17 – A Dress for Kate
    • Elle
    • Gorgeous, as always, Kathy! I actually truly love this dress–it would translate beautifully to the real world! The beading and the silver ribbon trim are gorgeous!

      So funny, too! I was just thinking about PR y'day, and how I can't wait for it, and your PPR posts!

    • shopgirl
    • that is just fantastic!
      Now, is that going to be a submission for next season?
      I love the fresh flowers. And if you had not said it was a t-shirt, I would not have known!

    • shopgirl
    • I have to say, I think they are going to go big. Maybe the train will be detachable. Or maybe she will actually change dresses. But I am putting money on "big".

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