Three years after teaching myself to sew and learning the process of designing clothes, and I am now ready for the next step : launching my own designer brand business! I have spent the past four months developing prototypes for two garment lines, which I will be launching in the spring of 2011 as my first collection in production, and I am now in the process of working out the steps and the focus of the business that will market these products! I have a very savvy businesswoman friend who is coaching me through the steps… I am so, so excited, as my new career as a designer enters a whole new stage! And if it weren’t for BurdaStyle and the BurdaStyle community, I wouldn’t even be here! I’ll let you all know how this progresses as I move along.
I haven’t seen Manaquin or Patrones on the newsagent shelves.
Take an old t-shirt apart and study the shoulder.
In the states it’s called alpha numeric paper. See if googling that turns up anything.
Living in Texas and loving silk , which can be hot in the summer, I line with a cotton …
The best reference book I know of, my professor taught from in college, is Reader’s Di…
This collection will make you shine in front of the camera!
Member Project of the Week
Get inspired by this lovely coral dress with ties and bows!
DIY to Try
Make yourself a lovely hair band this spring!
Join the summer party this season and make one these colorful styles!
Pattern of the Week
This pencil skirt is perfect for everyday wear! We love it in floral.
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