Couture Doll Design Judges Criteria

PROFESSIONAL

Criteria

5 Marks

4 Marks

3 Marks

2 Marks

1 Mark

Adherence to Theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originality

Design is highly unique, incorporating novel ideas into the flow of the design.  The design displays inventiveness often with unexpected twists or surprises.  The unique personality of the designer is reflected in the design.

Design is unique, does not look like the others.  It might be somewhat traditional, but the personality of the designer is still reflected.

Design shows inspiration from sources borrowed from others, but extends on the sources.  Design is nice and it works, but has similar components as other designs.

Design is somewhat traditional and predictable.

Design appears forced, hard to follow.  Has too many parts that are strange and do not seem to flow with the design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity

Shows creativity that works, it is not just “out there” but is exciting and fresh. Shows innovative use of materials and ideas.

Fabric, styles, and colour create a unity of style, a compelling mood and add to the impact of the design.

Styles, fabric, and colours chosen work well with the design.

Colours and fabrics are used in a predictable, traditional manner.

Colours and fabrics do little to enhance the design and often appear to work against it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction

Construction is clean and neat and based on the fabric(eg, plaids, stripes, checks if used, match) used.  Article is pressed neatly.

Construction is clean and neat, article is pressed.  For the most part fabric is used well.

Construction is generally neat, but shows some loose threads or basting threads.  Some mismatching or misuse of fabric.

Loose ravellings are visible, fabric shows some misuse.  Article does not appear neat.

Thread ends, basting threads, ravellings are obvious.  Article is not pressed.  Fabric is not used in a suitable manner.

Accessories

Design features accessories that complement it, while showing a unique creativity.  Accessories are made by designer.

Design features accessories that complement it and are creative.  Accessories are made by designer.

Design features accessories that are standard looking.

Design features accessories that are not well made.  Construction is "sloppy".

Design features ready made accessories which may or may not complement it.

INTERMEDIATE

Criteria

5 Marks

4 Marks

3 Marks

2 Marks

1 Mark

Adherence to Theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originality

Design is unique, incorporating novel ideas into the flow of the design.  The design displays.  The unique personality of the designer is reflected in the design.

Design is above average, does not look like the others.  It might be somewhat traditional, but the personality of the designer is still reflected.

Design shows inspiration from sources borrowed from others, but extends on the sources.  Design is nice and it works, but has similar components as other designs.

Design is somewhat traditional and predictable.

Design appears forced, hard to follow.  Has too many parts that are strange and do not seem to flow with the design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity

Shows creativity that works, it is not just “out there” but is exciting and fresh. Shows some innovative use of materials and ideas.

Fabric, styles, and colour create a unity of style, a compelling mood and add to the impact of the design.

Styles, fabric, and colours chosen work well with the design.

Colours and fabrics are used in a predictable, traditional manner.

Colours and fabrics do little to enhance the design and often appear to work against it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction

Construction is clean and neat and based on the fabric(eg, plaids, stripes, checks if used, match for the most part) used.  Article is pressed neatly.

Construction is clean and neat, article is pressed.  For the most part fabric is used well.

Construction is generally neat, but shows some loose threads or basting threads.  Some mismatching or misuse of fabric.

Loose ravellings are visible, fabric shows some misuse.  Article does not appear neat.

Thread ends, basting threads, ravellings are obvious.  Article is not pressed.  Fabric is not used in a suitable manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accessories

Design features accessories that complement it, while showing a above average  creativity.  Accessories are made by designer.

Design features accessories that complement it and are creative.  Accessories are made by designer.

Design features accessories that are standard looking.

Design features accessories that are not well made.  Construction is "sloppy".

Design features ready- made accessories which may or may not complement it.

BEGINNER

Criteria

5 Marks

4 Marks

3 Marks

2 Marks

1 Mark

Adherence to Theme

Pattern chosen suits the theme very well.

Pattern chosen suits the theme well.

Pattern chosen suits the theme.

Pattern chosen partially suits the theme.

Pattern chosen does not suit the theme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originality

Pattern used fits the theme very well.  It is obvious that the designer has added to the commercial pattern with touches of their own showing their own personality in the design. 

Pattern used fits the theme well.  It might be somewhat traditional, but the personality of the designer is still reflected.

Design shows inspiration from sources borrowed from others.  Design is nice and it works, but has similar components as other designs.

Design is somewhat traditional and predictable.

Design appears forced, hard to follow.  Has too many parts that are strange and do not seem to flow with the design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creativity

Shows creativity that works, it is not just “out there” but is exciting and fresh.

Fabric, styles, and colour create a unity of style, a compelling mood and add to the impact of the design.

Styles, fabric, and colours chosen work well with the design.

Colours and fabrics are used in a predictable, traditional manner.

Colours and fabrics do little to enhance the design and often appear to work against it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction

Construction is clean and neat and based on the fabric(eg, plaids, stripes, checks if used, may not always match) used.  Article is pressed neatly.

Construction is clean and neat, article is pressed.  For the most part fabric is used well.  Seams might not be perfectly straight. 

Construction is generally neat, but shows some loose threads or basting threads.  Some mismatching or misuse of fabric.

Loose ravellings are visible, fabric shows some misuse.  Article does not appear neat.

Thread ends, basting threads, ravellings are obvious.  Article is not pressed.  Fabric is not used in a suitable manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accessories

Design features accessories that complement it, while showing creativity.  May or may not be made by designer.

Design features accessories that complement it and are creative.  May or may not be made by designer.

Design features accessories that are standard looking.  May or may not be made by designer.

Design features accessories that are not well chosen for the design.  May or may not be made by designer.

Design features ready made accessories which do not complement it.

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