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? Panzanos Favorite local boutique? 5 green boxes Favorite fabric? Anything with texture Favorite way to finish seams? Zigzag
Prints or solids? Solids Dogs or cats? Cats Kate Moss or Linda Evangelista? Linda Evangelista Favorite guilty pleasure? Chocolate Last book you read? "Murder on the Leviathan" Red chili or green chile? Green New York or L.A.? NY Chloe Dao or Jeffrey Sebelia? Chloe Dao Loose or tailored? Loose Jacqueline Kennedy or Jackie Brown? Jacqueline Kennedy
Town or country? Town with a garden Silk charmeuse or silk shantung? Shantung Couture or ready-to-wear? Couture Curvy or androgynous? Curvy Paris Hilton or Lindsey Lohan? Lindsey Lohan Michael Kors or Zac Posen? Michael Kors Jeans or slacks? Slacks Bill Ritter or John Hickenlooper? Hickenlooper Escalade or Prius? Prius Vogue or W? W Favorite current couture designer? Alexander McQueen Favorite past couture designer? YSL Sleek or volume? Sleek Form or function? Form Favorite place to travel for inspiration? Bali Favorite place to travel for fabric? Bali Polkadots or camouflage? Polkadots Pretty or edgy? Pretty Heidi Klum or Tim Gunn? Tim Gunn
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