A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have an idea for improving the Craftster swap process?  Suggest and discuss it here on the Talk About The Swap Process board.
Total Members: 297,468
Currently Running With Scissors:
446 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ugly Betty Dress Challenge  (Read 3565 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
cyberange
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2007 04:55:17 AM »

I'm not living at the state so i can't participate but i think it's a very good idea and i'd like to see the dresses you made for this !
Good luck to all
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Come and see my creations blog les cras de Willow
Enjoy
OriginalYouth
Random Snarky Crafted Goodness!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4934
Joined: 19-Jul-2006

Snarkier than Thou...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2007 10:46:19 AM »

I'm totally doing this too!  Weberly emailed me the link yesterday, and I am on it, spent a bit of last night playing with some of the materials to make sure I have the right dimensions for everything.  I wish we could send pics, but alas, I read all the rules.  I'm hoping to send in my entry in the next few days! 
A free trip to LA would be fun, too!

I like the fact that they just want a great idea, but you don't actually have to be able to MAKE the gown!  As long as you can create and explain the idea, and draw a good pic, your'e in!
Man, I hope a Craftster wins this one!  Good luck to all!

P.S.  Everyone save their images, and we can post our ideas in this thread (after the Feb. 1st deadline, of course)  I don't think the actual winner can do so (since their entry, when chosen, becomes intellectual property of ABC), but the rest of us can!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

chibibotto
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2007 06:47:28 AM »

i don't know if this should go here..
but i'll give it a shoot..
 
i was on the ugly betty page and came across this
http://www.abcuglybettycontest.com/

"Have you got the skills to design a fabulous couture dress? Do you have the creativity to blow past obstacles? Here's your chance to prove it! Create a dress that will appear in an episode of ABC's Golden Globe-nominated series Ugly Betty!


Here's the deal: Christina, Mode magazine's resident keeper of "the closet," is commissioned by a prominent celebrity to design a dress to be worn at a formal public event-- but she's snowed in at the office! With twelve hours to execute her design and no fabric to work with, Christina is forced to the use everyday office supplies to make her creation.


That's where you come in. Help Christina make the formal dress!


Submit drawing(s) or sketch(es) of your Design, showing both the back and front of the garment, along with instructions on how to construct it (i.e. materials used, shape, form and color) only using office supplies such as tape, bubble wrap, shopping bags, calendars, shoe boxes, hole punchers, paper clips or newspaper, just to name a few. Also, submit an original Essay in 100 words or less, discussing the underlying concept for the Design.


A dress based on the winning design will appear in an upcoming episode of the show! The winning "designer" will receive a trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, CA for the taping of the Ugly Betty television show scheduled to take place on 02/02/2007, where a dress based upon the winner's Design will be incorporated in the Show."


I'm sadly not in the US so i can't participate.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music
crafterjane
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2007 08:55:24 PM »

 Smiley hi everyone,

I just received this e-mail and thought someone here might find this a lot of fun

http://www.abcuglybettycontest.com/

crafterjane
THIS ROCKS   Logged

OriginalYouth
Random Snarky Crafted Goodness!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4934
Joined: 19-Jul-2006

Snarkier than Thou...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2007 09:02:00 AM »

Is anyone else a bit disappointed by the limited supply list?  I immediately had ideas about this dress, and most of my wanted supplies ARE on the list, but there are a few other, STANDARD office supplies that I want to use, but they are NOT on the list.  It's highly annoying, cause I don't want to get disqualified for using extra stuff, but I think I can do better than what they have given us.  Am I alone on this one?
P.S.  Their list says this:


You may use ONLY one or more of the following materials:

Sticky (adhesive) notes
Mailing envelopes
Bubble wrap
Newspaper
Shipping forms
Lampshades
Paper
Garbage bags
Plastic water bottles
Paper clips
Fabric swatches (i.e., samples)
Shopping bags
Invisible tape
Calendars
Plastic clothes hangers
Catalogues
Plastic garment covers
Thumb-tacks
Hole puncher
Light bulbs
Shoe boxes
Tissues
Pattern paper
Shoe inner soles
THIS ROCKS   Logged

drag0nmuse
Offline Offline

Posts: 117
Joined: 21-Aug-2005

Look into my eyes and you'll see my surprise.


View Profile
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2007 07:20:06 PM »

Man if only it was for the office you worked in and not random office. My office is part of a company thats bras, our office is covered in radom underthings and fabric. We get sent swatches and randomness that would be perfect. Oh well!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
loukr
Tutorial Contributor

Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle . .
Offline Offline

Posts: 1442
Joined: 27-Aug-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2007 07:32:30 AM »

damn, I was SOOO looking forward to entering this comp, I had about 10 different design ideas, but I'm from te UK... stupid restricted england... Sad
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Tutorials, features, bloggyness http://www.dearestjackdaw.com/

Do you have an ever increasing pile of scraps waiting for the perfect project? Why not join in our Altered Fashions sew-along! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=354356.0
picassoportrait
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2007 03:19:54 PM »

does this mean no scissors?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
OriginalYouth
Random Snarky Crafted Goodness!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4934
Joined: 19-Jul-2006

Snarkier than Thou...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2007 03:44:14 PM »

You can use scissors to create it, but it doesn't say they can be used as a supply.... I'm sure they are fine.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

picassoportrait
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2007 05:45:42 PM »

thanks! these office supplies listed are kind of general...trashbags/shopping bags come in all kinds of colors...so can we use any color?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Create a False HDR Image - Photoshop
How to Use Smart Filters - Photoshop
How to Make It Snow - Adobe After Effects Part 1/2
How to Make It Snow - Adobe After Effects Part 2/2
How to Use the Render Que - Adobe After Effects
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Sandwich Wrap
Falling Leaves
Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.