Local Fabric Store Hosts Clothing Creation Challenge

June 2, 2010

From the workroom to the runway, a local fabric store is looking for designers.

Contestants will put their sewing machines to the test this week. Les Fabriques is hosting a series of challenges.

The first involves taking cast-off bits of clothing and making something totally new and unique. The next involves making a reversible garment.

The final challenge is to make a retro Hollywood garment.

The owner of Les Fabriques said shows like Project Runway are inspiring a new generation of future designers to take lessons.

Contestants will shoo off their work in a September fashion show. The prize is the same sewing machines used in Project Runway

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