Contestant #6: Nancy Sedar Sherman
Nancy Sedar Sherman is on her way to the Fashion Project Tamarac Square. But does she like Paris Hilton or Lindsay Lohan? Find out below!
Name: Nancy Sedar Sherman
Company name: Nancy Sedar Designs
Years designing: Since high school
Bio: Nancy Sedar Sherman is a Denver native. Although she's lived in other exciting places, such as Sydney, Australia, New York and San Francisco, she always come back to Denver for the lifestyle, the mountains and family and friends.
Fashion has always been her means of creative expression. She started sewing in high school, moving on to pattern making and draping in college at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She's made baby bibs, kids suspenders, painted sweatshirts, elaborate evening wear and everything in between. She has had her own business for the past twelve years, digitizing for other embroiders and specializing in high-end embroidery used in clothing and Judaica.
Her husband is a jewelry artist and sculptor, and she has fourteen-year-old twin boys who are students at Denver School of the Arts.
Denver celebrity you'd most like to design for?
Angie Auston on Channel 2 weather. I like her sense of humor.
What inspires you? (No fair saying everything; be specific.)
Beautiful fabric, plants, architecture
Favorite Denver eatery?
Favorite local boutique?
5 green boxes
Anything with texture
Favorite way to finish seams?
Prints or solids?
Dogs or cats?
Kate Moss or Linda Evangelista?
Favorite guilty pleasure?
Last book you read?
"Murder on the Leviathan"
Red chili or green chile?
New York or L.A.?
Chloe Dao or Jeffrey Sebelia?
Loose or tailored?
Jacqueline Kennedy or Jackie Brown?
Town or country?
Town with a garden
Silk charmeuse or silk shantung?
Couture or ready-to-wear?
Curvy or androgynous?
Paris Hilton or Lindsey Lohan?
Michael Kors or Zac Posen?
Jeans or slacks?
Bill Ritter or John Hickenlooper?
Escalade or Prius?
Vogue or W?
Favorite current couture designer?
Favorite past couture designer?
Sleek or volume?
Form or function?
Favorite place to travel for inspiration?
Favorite place to travel for fabric?
Polkadots or camouflage?
Pretty or edgy?
Heidi Klum or Tim Gunn?
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