Wecome to the CFCA Wearable Arts On-Line Contest!

Please vote on your favourites on our Facebook Page Event between September 17 -29, 2021. Click “DISCUSSION” and vote by “LIKING” your favourite in each category.

Winners will be chosen by likes on the images on our Facebook page. Winners will be announced on September 30, 2021.

 




ADULT FULL OUTFIT

 


The Unwanted Book Dress

by Juanita Jordan

Modeled by Bellatrix Jordan

“The Dress was inspired by some books that I saved from being tossed, but also had no interest in reading or keeping.”

Materials: Made from 410book pages, vine trim and lace trim. Mask was made from clay and acrylic paint.


Every Baby Need a Teddy

By Hope Mayer

Make-up inspired by Chantal Wall

Photos by Alina Kunz

“Pregnant with my third baby, I thought creating a cozy teddy bear jacket would be the perfect addition to the Wearable Arts Contest. These teddy bears were once loved by a child and are now bring joy to my art. Every baby needs a teddy bear (or more), right?”

Materials: Pre-loved teddy bears that have been intricately handcrafted and redesigned into a cozy jacket.


Patches

by TJ Sangra

“Remnants were left over from previous sewing projects.”

Materials: fabric remnants


 

HIT-THE-SILK

by Sean Trostem and Victoria Barr

Modelled by Taylor Kyoko

“Over 300ft of macrame paracord and 8 carabiners were used to create the bodice/harness to join the parachute skirt. The dress gathers at the front to allow ease of movement.”

Materials: Macreme paracord, carabiners, parachute.




ADULT ACCESSORIES


 

Imagine Dragon

By Clarissa Mapp

Modelled by Elijah Mapp

“This was a decoration for my son’s birthday party. The eyes light up!”

Materials: Copper wire base, spray foam insulation, eyes are dollar store ball and cup game, left over construction materials


 

Doll Eyes

By Candace Hook

Materials: Old sunglasses, plastic egg carton, acrylic paint


 

The Last Straw

By Kiren Niki Sangra

“This piece can be worn several ways. A shawl with the collar up or down, parts can be tied around the body, or it can become a top. ”

Materials: Reused plastic straws, yarn


 

Tea Bag Beach Bag

by TJ Sangra

Materials: Used and cleaned teabags and upcycled placemats




TEENS FULL OUTFIT


 

Dark Valkyrie

by Hailey Almstrong

“This piece was inspired by the Valkyrie outfits worn by the district two tributes in the Hunger Games.”

Materials: “This piece was made with all scrap fabric. It was embellished with toilet paper roll flowers. The headpiece was made of recycled cardboard with fabric scraps from other projects. It also includes a variety of beads, glitter and feathers from around the house.”

 


 

I AM IRON MAN

by Madeline Johnson

“This was my quarantine project that I have been working on for my grade 8 school year.”

Materials: Recycled cardboard, craft foam, hot glue, prayers




TEEN ACCESSORIES


Nana’s Attic

By Rowan King

“Multiple textures and unique materials were put together for this wearable piece of art.”

Materials: Vintage pillowcases, fabric, scarves and denim repurposed from Nana’s Attic

 




KIDS FULL OUTFIT


 

Birthday Suit

By Corbin and Danielle Jones

Materials: “Made from recycled birthday wrapping paper and decorations, as well as recycled newsprint. Hand me down shirt decorated wit recycled Valentine’s pins wrapped/mod lodged with recycled tissue paper (also from his birthday).”


 

Garden Magic

by Lilith Monk

“Gardening with my mom inspired me to create this piece.”

Materials: “I used bark from firewood, collected while camping with my family. A large branch was used for my staff (this is where the garden magic is held). I used a plastic pop bottle to make the dragonfly hair clip. No flowers were harmed in the making of this wearable art.”




KIDS ACCESSORIES


The Hat Before Time

by Brock Hollinger

“I thought of the idea because of the clock art piece by Picasso. ”

Materials: “Used recycled cardboard and popsicle sticks. Added duct tape, foam, glow paint and stickers.”