Thursday, September 10, 2009

Dare To Design Contest-Shabby Apple

OK, I'm not entering this contest but, as a huge fan of shows like Project Runway, I wanted to put this out there for other people to get a chance!

Shabby Apple is offering an AMAZING contest in which 15 top designers will be chosen and featured on their website. Voters will then have a chance to decide what their favorite is.

This was taken from email I received:


Design a dress. (You do not need to be a professional designer.)

Put a sketch, computer drawing or photograph of your design on your personal blog with the words "Dress design for Shabby Apple dresses". The words, "Shabby Apple Dresses" should be a

link to You must provide a link in your post to

Posts without this caption will not be considered.
Post should include ideas of fabric and colors and design inspiration.
Email with the DIRECT link to the posting of the design on your blog.
Dress must adhere to Shabby Apple design standards. Dresses must have sleeves, hemline to the knee, no cleavage.
Dress should be appropriate for Spring season.
If your dress is chosen, you are responsible for getting a sample and pattern made. Not to worry, if you are not a seamstress, Shabby Apple will provide you contact info for pattern makers and sample making.


Contest begins September 10, 2009.

Contestants must submit their entries by November 3, 2009 by 11:59 p.m.EST.

The top 15 entries will be posted on the Shabby Apple blog by November 10, 2009.

Blog readers will vote on their favorite entry. The contestant whose design receives the most votes by November 24, 2009 will win. Winner will be announced on the Shabby Apple blog by December 10, 2009.

Winner Receives:

Winner's design will be featured as part of the Shabby Apple spring collection.

Winner will receive a 3% royalty on every dress sold of his or her design.