Have you ever taken something old and made it new again by altering it, repurposing it or adding trim, buttons or beads? The Seattle Times and Dana Landon’s style blog, It’s My Darlin’, want to see your handiwork. At stake: $100, which will be awarded to the most creative “re-fashionistas” in two age categories: teen (13 to 17) and adult. We’ll award a $50 judges’ choice prize, too, for an entry that catches our collective fancy in this “upcycle showdown.”
Entries may consist of clothing or accessories made at least in part (the more the better!) from used, vintage or recycled materials. In an email, briefly describe the materials used, tell us how much they cost, and include your name, age, city of residence and phone number. Attach a photo. Send to email@example.com.
Deadline: 5 p.m. Oct. 15.
Winners will be notified by Oct. 23.
- Evergreen senior’s death, other player injuries renew football-safety debate
- Our state’s greatest gift to the nation just got canceled
- Clay Matthews tells Colin Kaepernick: ‘You ain’t Russell Wilson, bro’
- Seahawks Game Center: Seattle holds off Detroit Lions for 'Monday Night Football' victory
- Reaction: National media reacts to controversial call on Kam Chancellor-forced fumble in Seahawks-Lions game
Most Read Stories
Note: Your personal information will not be published anywhere, shared with anyone or used for any other purpose than the administration of this contest. Dana Landon and Seattle Times editors will select winners, who will then be photographed with their upcycled items for a story in The Seattle Times. (Contest entry implies agreement to be photographed.)
See the contest rules here.