PPR Challenge #2 – House Of Cornish

This was the unconventional material challenge, and we were off to the candy store.
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For the love of all candy everywhere, this one bucked me. It is hard to type with the hot glue burns on my fingers.
I will not take you through the candy that disintegrated when touched with tweezers. (Oh yes, I started with a GRAND PLAN, and tweezers)
I will not go on and on about sugar that dissolved in the glue, forming amazing puddles of color on the muslin.
If this were a real show, they would include me talking on camera about the real family emergencies that I had faced, and real tears would have flowed. But, that is enough of the ‘back story’. Let’s go! Tim is calling us to the runway!
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The third outfit (seen here) is made out of “Licorice All Sorts”. It’s an English candy, so this must be said with an accent. I cannot stand them, but they are a favorite in our house. And, during this, we learned that a little person has a passion for them! She is 3 and she was sneaking her hand in there, and eating the supplies!
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Today, I will stand behind my look. I did transform the candy into a pattern.

There is no real “movement” to the dress.
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But there were some pretty stiff pieces on the runway last week. That is the nature of the beast.
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And, true to the spirit of the show, I did a facinator hat. We are lucky that made it into the shoot. Several hats were eaten. !

I saw some of my fellow contestants designs in the work room and I was BLOWN AWAY. Wow. I am hoping that I am ‘safe’ and sent back to the Designers Lounge!

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3 Comments to PPR Challenge #2 – House Of Cornish
    • Kat
    • I think you’d be totally in, it might be stiff but it has real design and you used the materials in a clever way.

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