Brother International, a industry-leading innovator, was pleased to present Philadephia-based designer Dom Streater with a sewing and crafting studio valued at $40,000 as part of her prize package of being crowned the winner of Project Runway Season 12. Streater sewed up this season’s competition against fellow finale contestants Alexzandria von Bromssen, Bradon McDonald and Justin LeBlanc. Her impressive, unique designs stood out among the shows’ judges. She wowed the judges with her “Retro Redux” collection at the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week.
“She is a remarkably talented designer,” says Dean F. Shulman, Senior Vice President of Brother International Corporation and head of the company’s Home Appliance and Industrial Products divisions. Brother began a partnership with Project Runway in 2007.
In addition to a complete sewing and crafting studio from Brother, Streater has won a prize package worth more than half a million dollars, including $150,000 from GoBank, $50,000 of next generation
technology from HP and Intel to help enable her creativity and launch her new business; an all-expenses paid, luxurious spa retreat for two to the Maldives and a year’s supply of natural spring water, courtesy of Resource Natural Springs Water; a chance to design and sell an exclusive collection at Belk; a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine; a 2014 Lexus IS 350; a $100,000 fabric allowance from Tide Pods; and a $50,000 styling contract with L’Oreal Paris. Streater’s model, Rayuana Aleyce, also will receive a fashion spread in Marie Claire and $25,000 from L’Oreal Paris.
Remember, you can find all your sewing and quilting needs at your local independent quilt and fabric shops.