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What is the most effective way of communicating with the pattern cutter if you cannot draw technical sketches or illustrations? 

Do you want to become a fashion designer or a fashion icon like Vivienne Westwood or Karl Lagerfeld? Is it time to take the leap towards your dream, but a lack of artistic talent is holding you back? Do you realise that many renowned fashion brands are led by people who cannot sketch very well? …

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Three Things to Avoid When Working with A Pattern Cutter

The pattern development process can be a confusing one, and there are common mistakes that even experienced designers tend to make. I’ve been in the industry for over two decades, working closely with fashion designers and helping them to develop and produce their collections. I’ve seen many silly and not-so-silly mistakes that can cause substantial …

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Five questions for your clothing manufacturer to avoid overcharges during garment development.

Do you find it hard to stay within an allocated development budget? You are not alone; even the most experienced fashion designers, with many collections behind their belt, sometimes struggle to manage their spending during development. It can be challenging to keep an eye on cash flow when you’re in the midst of a creative-flow. …

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