Project Runway season 9 all season thread *spoilers*

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  1. Aug 5, 2011 #1 of 160
    betts4

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    Wow.

    So, Oliver can make a top out of a dog bed - which, note, is all material, but Josh can't make a top out of an umbrella - which, note is all material.

    This is so wrong. Besides which both were pretty boring.

    Anthony and his birdseed dress should have won.

    I enjoyed the challenge but it didn't seem as many of them were up to it as there have been in the past. There are only a handful that have any 'wow factor' to their designs.
     
  2. Aug 5, 2011 #2 of 160
    gossamer88

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    Yep, I thought the bird seed dress was going to win for sure and doggie bed in the bottom. These judges are so friggin' infuriating! No wonder Wretchen won last season.
     
  3. Aug 5, 2011 #3 of 160
    Regina

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    ..and I cannnot believe they let ugly napkin dress guy stay!! :eek::thumbsdown::thumbsdown:

    Oh, well, the fine print at the end of each ep says they consult with the producers for their choices...so they pick the designer who will be the best television-more drama ;):rolleyes:

    I still like the show. But geez, no pun intended for the pet challenge, but the claws are already out-the designers are dissing each others' work big-time !!:eek:
     
  4. Aug 5, 2011 #4 of 160
    Cearbhaill

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    I think it is going to be a very fun season- lots of distinct characters and conflict.
    And heck- even Heidi is showing some animation.

    I can't take these ridiculous challenges all that seriously. As much as Burt was being a d%*k about it I agree with him in that respect.
    Yeah, creativity and all.
    But that can easily be tested with less stoopid materials where there is actually the possibility of something turning out to be a knockout. This struggling to make something that barely qualifies as remotely passable is a waste of talent.
     
  5. Aug 5, 2011 #5 of 160
    betts4

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    I agree. I mean, they are fun, but not every episode. I loved watching the episode about how they picked the group this season and the items they brought to show pre-judges.
     
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    sushikitten

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    Asinine judges. Pee pee dress should have been SO gone. Bird seed should have won. And I also liked the brown and orange dress. Since when don't those colors go together?
     
  7. Aug 26, 2011 #7 of 160
    betts4

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    Watched last nights episode - designing clothes for another judge.

    I can say I wasn't impressed with any of the stuff that came out. Maybe because the bad outweighed the good. I was glad they picked two winners instead of just one.

    The strife and drama in the design rooms was unreal. It starts with Cecelia bowing out and then the whole deal with two teams having issues with their designers and not working as a team was wild. I am glad that the judges didn't let Bert get thrown under the bus and yet was surprised when they applauded Josh for his decision of having Becky be a seamtress...that didn't seem fair.
     
  8. Aug 26, 2011 #8 of 160
    gossamer88

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    I thought it was a cop out to pick two winners. I know I'd be pissed if I had to share it with someone else.

    Cecelia annoyed the hell out of me last week 'cause she felt that when she was saved.
     
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    NatasNJ

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    How can the one guy win? The dress on his team that won was made by the Trindad chick. And he had team issues. I didn't get it.
     
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    betts4

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    The judges were pretty baffled too. I mean Michael's face and comment at the end of the judging conversation said it all.

    They had four groups of three garments each and they had issues with all the teams. No one team did three great garments.
     
  11. Aug 26, 2011 #11 of 160
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    Is Cecilia the one that went home? She should really see someone-she is so clearly dangerously depressed. :(

    I'm watching the New Balance challenge right now. I can already tell you guys are right-there is nothing in that work room that is fabulous.
     
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    How the heck did Anya get cast on the show? I mean, obviously she deserves to be there, but don't they have to submit portfolios and such to be cast? If she just started sewing, she can't have a very big portfolio.

    She's amazing, though.
     
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    betts4

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    She showed up with some beautiful pieces and impressed the judges with the details and sewing that she had done. I think Nina is still not quite believing that she just learned to sew a few months ago.
     
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    I know I don't, really. I have more sewing experience than she does, by far, and I couldn't pull off some of the stuff she's doing.

    It's fun to watch.
     
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    I'm with Heidi--the guy should have gone home. Follow the "rules" of the show.
     
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    If you watched the casting show - the issue was she didn't actually sew them - she hired in seamstresses - which is perfectly valid for a designer - just kindof the opposite of what the Project Runway challenges have them doing.

    I disagree with you - I think Anthony is one of the best designers and I was thrilled the other judges vetoed her and kept him in and didn't throw him out because of a bad team challenge. Not to mention - I don't actually think that is the written "rule" of the show - as Heidi said - they have always based their judging on the week's competition but I don't believe there is anything written that says they have to...

    I'm really enjoying this season - but man o man are Joshua and Bert a couple of tools.

    Joshua we want your toaster back
    - those waxed eyebrows gotta go. Gurrrl.
     
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    betts4

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    Ah, I missed that. I thought she had said she just learned how to sew a couple months ago.


    I am very glad that Green Chiffon girl is gone. How many more green chiffon blouses can she make?
     
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    Cainebj

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    She did say that - but unless I am wrong - the garments she showed to the panel were sewn by someone else.
    I thought :)
     
  19. Aug 28, 2011 #19 of 160
    Cearbhaill

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    When she was showing her work to the panel Tim noticed that things were extraordinarily well made and walked over to more closely look at the seams. He's the one who called her out on being a beginning seamstress and that's when she admitted to having had help in the construction of her initial set of garments.

    That said, she clearly doesn't have a team of people now, so must be a quick study, which is entirely possible.
     
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    And kind of astonishing, actually. Like I said, it's kind of fun to watch her learn so quickly. She's enormously talented.
     

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