Ready, Set, Sew! Meet the Designers of 'Project Runway' Season 8

Before the season premiere, meet the 17 designers who want to "make it work" on Heidi Klum's hit reality show (18 Photos)

Pat Sandora on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:00PM

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Ready, Set, Sew! Meet the Designers of 'Project Runway' Season 8

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Kristin Haskins Simms

Age: 39

Hometown: Philadelphia, Penn.

Profession: Apparel designer, freelance graphic designer and adjunct professor in graphic design

Favorite Designer: Ann Demeuelemeester

More about Kristin: She lists Silversun Pickups, Miles Davis, Coltrane and Tool among the artists she listens to while designing, according to Lifetime.

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