Project project Runway Challenge 11: House of Cornish

Our challenge (2 weeks ago) was to design kids clothes for Heidi’s line.
When I was watching the commercials during the show, I saw that her line went all the way up through toddlers, and even little kids. So I took this information and ran with it.
I got permission from the producers to do something for a 3 year old instead of an infant.

At Britex Fabrics, they were super generous, and they handled the change in scope with enthusiasm.
We had to spend a little bit more time at the store this week. Because it was not a matter of 1/4 of a yard.
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It was mostly cheerful and jovial.
Model at Britex
I found the most beautiful print panel (Jill Stuart 2011) I paired that with ivory eyelet, and even some lining. Thank you Britex Fabrics.
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I struggled to design a dress in just “one week”. This is SERIOUS stuff. Tim came into the work room, and gave me extra time! Thanks Tim.

The model cooperated for an afternoon photo shoot.
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The dress features puffed eyelet sleeves.
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It has pleating in the front and the back at the neck line to capture some of the crisp cotton beauty.
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And the body of the dress has a contrast band of the eyelet again around the bottom.
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This challenge gave me a whole new appreciation for the designers. (and believe me, I had a healthy respect for them before! )
I do love the end result.
And the model did too.
She was talked into the photo shoot, but once we went out the door, she was very cooperative.
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I would like to work with her again.
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3 Comments to Project project Runway Challenge 11: House of Cornish
    • Alexa
    • So beautiful!

      Where did all that hair come from? I feel like I haven’t seen her in months. Her hair is so long. The pics of her on my phone are out of date. I need new ones!

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