Honing Your Designer Skills

As an up coming designer or a design student, practice will make you perfect when it comes to the production of clothes. Whether you want to start a small business from home or want to work for a well established company, you need to make sure you have all the skills that are required to be a fully functioning designer. From the basic creativity to the more complex sewing techniques here are a few ideas in on how you can become better and make an impression in the days to come.

Practice your skills

Look for interesting fabric for sale at major stores. This way you can get interesting and fancy fabrics for a cheaper cost. With these you should start designing and making interesting outfits that you can wear or give your family members to wear. You could also consider selling them at a good price that will attract customers. This way you will be able to get your name out in the market. Look for interesting prints that will in turn give you fancy designs and outfits that will wow the people and keep them wanting more.

Be different and unique

If you come across an outlander quilting fabric sale make sure you grab a few of the interesting materials. These designs are unique and not commonly found everyday. Mostly you would find people use these only for customers and other special occasions, but if you can come up with interesting pieces that everyone will be able to sport, you will be well on in your way to making some good money. Keep the design simple as the fabric itself carries a lot of weight and character. Simple jackets, waistcoats, skirts and hats will be a few options that will do well for you.

Make plenty sketches

To improve and develop your creativity, it is important that you make many sketches as possible. Not only will this give you more options to work with, it will help you develop your sketching speed and skills. Having a sound portfolio is very important. Make sure you add in sketches over time to have a great collection. This will show that you are committed to your job and actually enjoy it as much as you say. Adding in pieces over time will help you have a range when it comes to your collections and will speak on
it’s own the design styles and the changes in trends.

Keep samples and rework

When you have made something for the first time, you will find that there are some mistakes and slight problems with the outfit. Maybe the way it sits on a person or the wearer might not feel comfortable in the outfit due to some small glitches that might not be very visible. This is where you have the opportunity to rework and improve on the pieces. Once you start doing rework you will find that you have gained speed in sewing and also improved in your technical skills. Making sure you keep working hard will always pay off at the end of the day.