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The Making of Make the Cut – Step 4

Yesterday, we showed you how our premiere Make the Cut collection went from cut to sewn in sunny California. Today, we’re meeting the collection in its new home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where it was shipped to in order to undergo the final steps needed for its big debut on ModCloth.com.

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The Making of Make the Cut – Step 3

We know, we know! We’re totally eager to try on the finished dresses from our premiere Make the Cut collection, too, but first, let’s recap all we’ve done! We began with your submitted sketches, then watched our pattern-maker Georgene work her magic, and now, we’re ready to turn your ideas into real garments!

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The Making of Make the Cut – Step 2

For the second step of our journey, we took a trip to the nearby city of Oakland, California so we could watch your sketches come to life at the hands of our pattern-maker, Georgene Shelton.

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The Making of Make the Cut – Step 1

Fire up the confetti cannons, slide on your dancing shoes, and let out a cheer, because our premiere Make the Cut collection is almost here!

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Make the Cut: Retro Honor Roll Winners!

It’s time for the fabulous finale of the latest edition of our Make the Cut Contest! Are you ready to find out whose stellar sketches made the Retro Honor Roll?

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Make the Cut Contest: Retro Honor Roll – UPDATE: CONTEST HAS ENDED!

Aspiring designers, brace yourselves — our Make the Cut Contest is back! And, this time, it’s all about getting on the Retro Honor Roll. We want to see your superb sketches of creative, wearable styles with a 1960’s back-to-school

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Make the Cut Contest Winners

Our first ever design contest was a smashing success, and we have you to thank for it! We received thousands of your superb sketches, and you diligently voted for all your faves on Facebook. Now, it’s time to announce the …

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Make the Cut Contest Finalists!

Thanks to your submissions, we were swimming in a veritable sea of darling designs. Susan really had her work cut out for her! But, she managed to narrow it down to her top 100 sketches. So, what now?

This is …

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A Behind-the-Scenes Peek at Susan’s “Make the Cut” Moodboard

Days before we announced our super exciting Make the Cut design contest, one of our resident shutterbugs snapped these shots of Susan and Designer Relations Associate Beatrice sketching and brainstorming away to create the first looks in Susan’s moodboard …

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A Big Announcement and a Big Contest – UPDATED with FAQs!

We just got one step closer to fulfilling our mission to democratize fashion… because Velvet Brigade has joined ModCloth!

Velvet Brigade is a vibrant fashion community in which aspiring designers submit their sketches to be voted on by other …

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