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You guys wowed us with your creativity once again! It was tough but we managed to narrow your fantastic entries down to 50. Now it’s in your hands. Check out the Project Runway ReMake Challenge slideshow presented by Rowenta and vote for your favorites! Plus, one lucky voter (USA residents only) will win their own DG5030 Pressure Iron and Steamer and IS9100 Precision Valet garment steamer! That’s right voters, now you get the chance to score some awesome goodies too. After you’ve voted on the slideshow come back to this post, leave a comment telling us who you voted for and why, and you’ve entered to win this incredible prize! (We’re jealous already!) Voting is open until 5pm EST on October 11th. What are you waiting for? Get voting!


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    Oct 11, 2010, 07.59 PMby tilleysew

    #3! I love how clean and well done the bodice seams are. Diffinately a major transformation!

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    Oct 11, 2010, 05.25 PMby supermomoness

    Wish I would have pushed myself to get this done as well, loved the idea of this challenge and would definitely love to see more like this in the future!

    I vote for #37, The designer definitely created something much more feminine and fun, something that she looks fab in! =] I like her attention to detail and I can definitely see where she would have used an iron to make everything look so crisp and clean.

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    Oct 11, 2010, 08.07 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    My vote goes to #3!

    Her work is stunningly beautiful! The details of the dress looks so professionally made considering it used to be a pair of pants. Plus, the dress fitted her like a glove!

    Congratulations to everybody who participated in this challenge! You are all winners for taking time to share your wonderful ideas and creativity.

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    Oct 10, 2010, 10.22 PMby lala86

    I voted number 42 because it’s a hole new look she got out of that dress and even dyed it too!. I loved that creation from the first time as I already had it between my favourites

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    Oct 10, 2010, 03.51 PMby mrs-van-der-v

    I voted for Kwat, project #11 “Blazer Skirt”. I think she did a fantastic job in creating something that is fashionable for the coming season. The choice of color and sewing technique is modern. I love the simplicity of the skirt on the front, it has a contemporary edge to it and this is from the use of lapels from the jacket as a waistband. The back of the skirt turns it from clean cut and simple to sexy and cute, the pleated slit adds texture to the choice of color and draws the eye to her legs. A very well tailored skirt with a great sense of taste and great photographs. She deserves to win the challenge!

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    Oct 10, 2010, 03.18 PMby rshelly13

    This was such a fun project to work on. I love these sort of competitions because it pushes you to make something that you may not have thought of. I am really impressed by the pants being turned into a dress!

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    Oct 10, 2010, 03.03 PMby distie

    There were so many amazing entries, I couldn’t vote for just one! But these were my favorite three:

    2 – That jacket is beautiful, and such a perfect way to re-purpose those buttons. I never would have guessed that the jacket came from a dress!

    14 – Another fabulous jacket! I love the neckline on this one, and the sleeve detail. The color and the shape look so stylish – much better than the original!

    23 – This is a beautiful dress – I think the pleats in the front were placed and executed flawlessly, and I really like how it was combined with the pale yellow fabric. It’s just perfect!

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    Oct 10, 2010, 04.53 AMby elisabethdavis

    Distie – Polka Dot Ruffle Dress #37

    A very nice ‘church’ dress made into something flirty!

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    Oct 10, 2010, 04.18 AMby mandyjanewhite

    I love number 1. The fabric is cute and the dress style really suits her and looks beautiful and summery. Very cute.

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    Oct 10, 2010, 12.29 AMby carottesauvage

    Number 11, tried to cast my vote but but it doesn’t work. You rock!!!!!!!!

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    Oct 9, 2010, 02.47 PMby wilesofstarlight1

    I ended up voting for #15. Several others were close, but I appreciate the effort put into working with knits, and the end result was a lovely combination of colors and lines. I’d buy a dress like that.

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    Oct 8, 2010, 11.32 PMby Maria Alejandra Curbelo Cal

    Vote by number 30.A very good job

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    Oct 8, 2010, 07.59 PMby sunshyn0504

    I voted for #14!!!! Wow….to turn that ugly suit coat into something that chic…..you got some talent hun!!! I wanna find a spider have her write"sooooome talent!!" in her web ;) Actually there were so many amazing designs!!! Great job everyone!!! Good luck to the winner!!!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 09.38 PMby tnicks

    I voted for #1 – I love that she turned one of her old creations into something new! 39 was a close second, though – so cute.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 09.32 PMby lanni-lantto

    I absolutely love all of these entries and I am SO excited that so many people are creatively reworking their clothes! Just remaking one outfit saves tons of electricity, water, fuel, and packaging!!

    Very much like a lot of these and would equally wear just about every one, but alas I voted for #12 because my iron just died and since I don’t buy new products (my mission is no new waste or consumption) I desperately need an iron!! I failed to mention that it is actually made from a white strapped dress that was all one length- in it’s second life, i added a black skirt and lace and a corseted top- now in it’s third life, I removed the straps, added elastic, took up the hem line in front and used earrings to hold up the gathers. ;=)

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    Oct 7, 2010, 08.54 PMby amw1dancer

    I voted for myself #1 because I am a teenager and it would take me about a year to make enough money at my job to buy myself a serger and have been saving for one for a while. Also, the iron my family uses is over 30 years old. My mom had it when she was young. It would be nice to have a new one. :) I also thought my pleats turned out very nice:)

    I also really liked #14, #20, and #29

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    Oct 7, 2010, 08.54 PMby chiqqiflores

    My vote goes to no. 32….it caught my eye the moment the picture popped up….looks modern and you’d never guess it was a shirt. Well done…..good luck.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 07.02 PMby halokitty087

    I voted for #14, Laugh434 – Red Jacket. She took a dowdy suit and made an ultra-chic, very cool jacket out of it, which embodied the whole nature of the original challenge. Great work, everyone!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 04.54 AMby sewn2apixie

    I vote #29, nice dress, that was an extremely ugly suit, nice remake

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    Oct 7, 2010, 04.26 AMby justducky834

    Love the idea of turning a robe into a shirt dress. So many awesome remakes! Props to everyone in the slideshow. :)

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    Oct 7, 2010, 03.57 AMby mandrych

    The one remake that I kept going back to was #3. I liked so many of the others, but when it came right down to it, the transformation, the fit, the lines, just everything someone like myself would like to be able to do. Love the challenge, it does bring out the best!!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 02.25 AMby hollowsnothorcruxes

    I voted for #3 changstine submission because: a) the piece is a total transformation b) the piece looks well made & expensive c) it’s very stylish; cut, color & topstitching are spot on d) the fit is fantastic I think that the hardest & most important part of any project is its fit. It doesn’t matter how cool & edgy the piece is if the fit is off. This dress fits her like a glove, but doesn’t fold at unflattering places like some tight clothing.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 01.34 AMby reneebies

    I voted for 44. You can’t even tell those are sweatshirts!

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    Oct 6, 2010, 11.33 PMby Syrena B

    Everybody did a fantastic job! I really wanted to be in this competition and I had something picked out to revamp…. just didn’t make it. I’ll catch the next one! Anyways…. I selected the one I thought was most wearable and showed a major portion of the fabric from the original item. I think if something is going to be retrofitted into something new, then you should be able to see the fabric used -and not used as a trim.

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    Oct 6, 2010, 10.51 PMby kjbuff

    I voted for both of aur0ra’s looks. I look many of the reconstructions that she does, not just for contests, but on a regular basis! She’s my muse!

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    Oct 6, 2010, 08.11 PMby sewingsisterm

    I loved #4—very creative use of fabrics. The new look is fresh and updated! Good luck hope you win the competition!

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