Project Runway: Threads

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Project Runway: Threads
Genre Reality Television
Presented by Vanessa Simmons
Judges Christian Siriano
Vanessa Simmons
Ingrid Nilsen
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producersBarbara Schneeweiss
Bob Weinstein
David Hillman
Desiree Gruber
Eli Lehrer
Harvey Weinstein
Jane Cha
Mary Donahue
Meryl Poster
Patrick Reardon
Sara Rea
Production location Los Angeles FIDM
Production company The Weinstein Company Television
Release
Original network Lifetime
Original releaseOctober 23 (2014-10-23) 
December 18, 2014 (2014-12-18)

Project Runway: Threads is a spin-off series based on Project Runway . It premiered October 23, 2014 on Lifetime. This reality program features skilled teen and tween fashion designers.

Contents

Each week, three new young designers compete for a prize package worth over $25,000. The prizes will include $10,000 to be used at any Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts Store or joann.com; a scholarship to the summer program at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, including travel expenses; a top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery studio courtesy of Brother International Corporation and the winning designer's look will appear in Seventeen .

Host and Judges

The host is Vanessa Simmons, who also serves as a judge. She is joined by regular judges Christian Siriano (Project Runway Season 4 winner) and Ingrid Nilsen, a YouTube vlogger known as "Missglamorazzi." In addition, there are one or two guest judges each episode.

Format

Each episode begins with a “Show Us Your Style Challenge,” where the three competitors reveal a look, designed and sewn in advance, which showcases their personal aesthetic. The winner of this initial challenge earns an advantage over their adversaries. The designers bring an adult assistant to help them complete their challenges—the primary one and another called the "Surprise Door Twist." The Surprise Door Twist is to reimagine a white dress. The designers have unlimited access to the Jo-Ann Fabric Room and the Brother Sewing and Embroidery Studio.

Season 1 (2014)

Episode 1: Red Carpet

Original airdate: October 23, 2014

Episode 2: Fashion Capitals

Original airdate: October 30, 2014

Episode 3: The Ultimate Accessory

Original airdate: November 6, 2014

Episode 4: Pop Star

Original airdate: November 13, 2014

Episode 5: Prom

Original airdate: November 20, 2014

Episode 6: Monster Mash Up

Original airdate: December 4, 2014

Episode 7: Cover Look

Original airdate: December 11, 2014

Episode 8: Showstopper

Original airdate: December 18, 2014

International broadcast

The series premiered in Australia on June 7, 2015 on Arena. [1]

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