QWhat was the first garment you ever made?
AToo long ago to remember.
QWhen did you realize you had designer potential?
AWhen local scene began to appreciate my work.
AIntimates designer for Target Corp.
QCan you describe past jobs you've had?
AProduct developer for Clothier Design Source.
QWhat is a fashion must?
AGood fit, balanced proportion.
QWhat is your design training?
AFine art, sculpture.
QHave you won any awards related to design?
AWork purchased by MN Historical Society, CSA artist for Walker Art Center.
QWhat are your strengths as a designer?
AVersatility, pattern drafting.
QWhat are your weaknesses as a designer?
QWhat's influenced your designs over the years?
AVintage, Old World.
QWhat's your favorite material or fabric to work with?
QDo you prefer sketching or draping?
QDo you prefer patterns or solids?
QWhat are your favorite colors?
AOlive green, pale pink.
QWhat fashion faux pas drives you crazy?
ASweatpants out of the house.
QWho are your favorite style icons?
QWhat do you look for in a model?
QDream place to set up your design business?
QWebsites that feature your work, including your own site(s)?
QHow were you described as a kid?
QHow are you described now?
QCan you describe your family?
QMarriage or kids?
QDo you have any pets?
AFrancis, a three-month-old Snorkie.
QWhy are you (or aren't you) easy to live with?
ARespectful/a little messy.
QWhat's your favorite hangout back home?
ASea Salt eatery.
QWhat are your hobbies besides designing?
QWhat are your favorite books and authors?
QFast food or gourmet?
QCooking or takeout?
QBeer or wine?
QProject Runway challenge you wish they'd bring back for your season?
AGrocery store, kids.
QProject Runway challenge you hope they don't bring back?
QYour take on team challenges ... love them or hate them?
QHow did you end up auditioning for Project Runway?
APR suggested I apply.
QWhy do you think you will win Project Runway?
AI'm a resourceful designer.