Archive for April, 2011

Toy Story said it best: Strange things are Happening!

Toy Story said it best: Strange things are Happening!

We are approaching the final stretch!  D-day is only 5 days away, and stress levels have already begun to overflow.  As we finish up our second ensemble, we are already sketching our third.  We are in FULL OVERLOAD mode, and are neglecting classes left and right.  We’ve stopped showering, eating, and sleeping. Our normal body […]

April 6, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
And one more week to go!

And one more week to go!

Most of us didn’t sleep from Sunday to Monday and those who have, I bet it’s not much! We all brought our outfits on Monday morning and showed them to Reiko, our critic and professor Skocir, our collection mentor. We met upstairs, on the third floor (we call it the draping room) instead of downstairs, […]

April 5, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
You know you are best friends when…

You know you are best friends when…

….your professor tells you that you need to change your fabric when you are done with your dress and you critic is coming on Wednesday and you are taking a bunch of other classes and interning and you cry for like 4 hours because you are stressed and dancing like a doofus makes you feel […]

April 4, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Who wants a 16-yard cotton Petticoat?

Who wants a 16-yard cotton Petticoat?

To execute my cotton ensemble, I needed volume and LOTS of it.  I decided to execute the second petticoat of my life using cotton organdy.  Of course, the organdy only came in white so I had to dye it to ivory- which in turn, washed out all the starch.  I spent over 6 hours (actually […]

April 3, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Did someone say Cotton?

Did someone say Cotton?

10 days and counting until D-day.  I remember when that looming date of April 11th seemed light-years away.  The general mood among the class: PANIC.  Welcome to the REAL Project Runway.  The Challenge?  Complete an intimate apparel ensemble in 10 days made using at least 95% Cotton.  Now while you’re making this ensemble, make sure […]

April 1, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More