Fifteen designers are gathered with Heidi and Tim on a runway of an airfield. Another designer from previous seasons and chosen by public, Kate Pankoke, joins them, flying in on an small private aircraft.
Sixteen skydivers jump out of an airplane and land near the runway. Their parachutes will be the garment for the designers for the unconventional material challenge.
This season is the first to feature a deaf contestant. While he does have a hearing implant, he still requires an interpreter, who is off camera.
Michelle Lesniak Franklin was declared the Winner of Project Runway Season 11. She beat out rivals Patricia Michaels and Stanley Hudson.
Stanley, Daniel, Michelle and Patricia were safe and will be preparing a 12 piece collection for New York Fashion Week.
Patricia and Layana are in the bottom. Layana Aguilar was eliminated.
The remaining designers fly to European fashion capitals to find inspration and to buy fabric. Only Michelle has to stay in New York. Back home they have to design a creative, high-end fashionable look to go to the New York Fashion Week.
Stanley and Layana are the top two. Stanley, who got sewing assistance from Tu was the winner of this episode. His leather jacket and white editorial culottes will be worn by Jordana Brewster for an editorial in Marie Claire magazine.
Patricia and Michelle are in the bottom. Patricia is called safe by Heidi Klum and then she declares that Michelle will get another shot to redeem herself, but how is not declared during this episode.
The five remaining designers have to create a look for a fashion forward editorial in Marie Claire magazine, which will be worn by actress and guest Judge Jordana Brewster. They will get sewing assistance by previously eliminated designers.
Team Stanley & Michelle was at the top. As the winner of this episode Stanley Hudson won $ 10.000 in cash and a HP NVX2 computer.
Team Patricia & Richard was in the bottom. Richard Hallmarq was eliminated.
Working in teams of two the designers have to create a wearable avant-garde look and a ready-to-wear companion look inspired by modern and contemporary art Guggenheim Museum. For the HP/Intel challenge they will have to create their own patterns for the fabrics they use.
The winner will get $ 10.000 cash prize plus a HP Computer NVX2.
Michelle and Daniel were the top team. Michelle Franklin Lesniak was declared the clear winner of the challenge. Her short shift dress will be sold at Lord & Taylor.
Layana, Richard and Samantha are in the bottom. Samantha Black was eliminated.
Working in teams of two or three the designers have to create a ready-to-wear look for spring inspired by the Lord & Taylor Rose. The winning look will be sold at Lord & Taylor stores and online.
Winning Team: Team Shades of Grey
Michelle Lesniak Franklin
The judges found none of the outfits worthy of winning. This is a Project Runway first, that no winner is announced.
Loosing Team: Team Slick And Hip
Bottom Two: Amanda and Richard
Eliminated: Amanda Valentine
The judges decide on who is working with whom. Each team has to create three tear-off performance looks for Thunder From Down Under dancers.
The Top Three Teams: Michelle & Amanda, Stanley & Layana, Patricia & Samantha
Winner of the challenge: Michelle Lesniak Franklin with a fashion forward rocker girl mini dress.
Sponsor of the challengeDuck Tape will donate $ 5.000 to Autism Speaks organisation.
Bottom two teams: Daniel & Richard, Kate & Tu
Kate Pankoke and Tu Suthiwat Nakchat are both eliminated from the show.
high stake situations, celebrity cameos, primadonnas, for women, sexy host