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Our friends over at the American Sewing Expo are putting out a call for designers. The deadline for entry is July 1, 2010.

Enter the 4th Annual ASE Passion For Fashion! design challenge. It’s a live challenge that lets you show of your skills as a seamstress and designer. Contestants are given a secret scenario and have 24 hours to design and produce an outfit. After the final fittings, garments are walked down the runway by professional models and judged by industry leaders.

Prizes include but are not limited to: A Trip to New York City with the ASE Tour, Baby Lock Espire Sewing Machine, Baby Lock Imagine DX Serger and more!

Find out more and how to enter at AmericanSewingExpo.com
Deadline to enter is July 1, 2010. All skill levels welcome!


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    Aug 4, 2012, 01.56 AMby Michael Kawa

    Read the application and it will answer your questions

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    Aug 4, 2012, 01.53 AMby Michael Kawa

    You never know what the theme is until the morning befor the show then we have till that evening to work on our design.

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    Apr 26, 2010, 11.45 AMby mickeysews

    It is much like the design challenge sewing show you see on TV. The contestants do not know the challenge till the day the challenge starts, they are given money for shopping, and then allowed to sketch and shop at the show for everything they need. Then they put it together. Then its shown on the runway, and the judges pick a winner. The challenge is different every year. The photos above were last years challenge.

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    Apr 21, 2010, 11.41 PMby couturecutie

    can the person who makes the garment be 13, but then have a parent’s consent or agreement? (if not, this is totaly unfair!!!)

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      Apr 26, 2010, 05.18 PMby auschick

      you would have to contact the american sewing expo to find out.

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    Apr 21, 2010, 11.51 AMby bubbley74

    Can some one give me a clue as to what they are asking us to make for this competition please .And do you have to live in America to enter.

    Thanks Bubbley74

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