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Mondo Guerra Recaps 'Project Runway': Wedding Bells and Alarm Bells

It's a bow-tie bonanza when Jesse Tyler Ferguson visits the workroom with Tim Gunn to present the challenge. Plus, the "All Stars" champion reveals his thoughts about one designer's decision to quit.

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Bow-tie buddies Jesse Tyler Ferguson, left, and Tim Gunn.

Say "I do" to the most explosive, most endearing episode of Project Runway yet. This week, it was wedding bells and alarm bells when one designer popped the question while another made a shocking exit.

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Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson joined Tim Gunn to deliver the challenge -- create a look inspired by bow ties from Tie the Knot, an organization benefiting marriage equality. The designers must also incorporate at least one bow tie into their garments in a nontraditional way.

It's a bow-tie bonanza!

In the Workroom

After a quick trip to Mood with a suggested budget of $200, the designers tried to wrap their heads around neckwear. Jeremy's grief over the loss of his grandmother threw him. But instead of suppressing his sadness, he dedicated the design in honor of her memory. (HUGS.)

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While the other designers focused on refining just one design, Sue juggled two. But her exoskeleton technique with the bow ties concerned Tim, and her $405 splurge on materials didn't help either. In this case, maybe less really is more -- especially when you're managing a budget for the entire season.

Sandro's anticipation of Zac Posen's critique had him second-guessing his design even after "Top Gunn" tried to convince him to stay true to himself. When his design was scored safe, Sandro (pictured above) boldly asked the judges for feedback. Zac called his dress an "awards show walk of shame" and questioned his taste level before Heidi Klum regained control and dismissed the safe designers from the runway.

Back in the green room, Sandro defended his decision to speak up, but his fellow competitors were having none of it. In a heated exchange with Helen and Ken, Sandro's short fuse was ignited and he exploded into a fit of rage. Think Russian Hulk. He launched middle fingers and ripped off his microphone before storming out of Parsons, knocking over dress forms and assaulting the camera as he fled.

The Best and the Worst

Guest judge Jesse Tyler Ferguson added his humor and insights to the panel this week. (Isn't he the cutest?)

Kate, Bradon and Dom's designs earned top scores, while Sue, Jeremy and Miranda fell to the bottom.