Category Archives: Fashion Design How To

Developing a Colour Palette

I recently ordered and received digitally printed fabric from Spoonflower. Spoonflower is a digital printing service in America where you can upload your designs and print your own fabric. You can print swatches and yards of fabric with no minimum … Continue reading

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FTDC Programme of Summer Events 2016

The Fashion & Textile Hub is where independent designers are supported in their ambitions to become successful creative producers and sector leaders. We offer customised space, international connections, knowledge exchange opportunities and tailored programmes for growth. We’re a place to discover the … Continue reading

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Resources for Designers

As budding designers trying to grab a section of the market we need all the resources we can get. Trying to do everything by yourself is not practical but doesn’t stop us from trying. Here is a few resources to … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Trend Research

Trend research is a tool that helps designers predict what colours, fabrics, and styles will be popular in the upcoming seasons. Fashion forecasting allows designers to plan ahead. It assists in deciding what is going to provide the best profit and what will commercially sell. … Continue reading

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Fashion Design Research #101

Fashion Design Research is the studying a designer does before even opening up a sketchbook. It’s the getting to know the client, their business, industry, target market and competitors. Continue reading

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