The Freelance Fashion Designer’s Handbook is your essential guide on how to work for yourself and take control of your career.
It covers all the practicalities of being a freelance fashion designer, how to make sure you get paid, how to plan your time, keep up with your accounts and compile technical packages for garments. This is your portable mentor and equips you to work for professional success.
Part 1 covers all the invaluable information to becoming a fashion designer such as creating a basic freelance contract, invoicing, how to find work, tax returns and so much more. All of the advice is supported by case studies from practicing freelance fashion designers.
Part 2 deals with the technical aspects of being a freelance fashion designer – including how to compile full technical packages for garments to be manufactured abroad.
• The only handbook written for the fashion designer
• Examples drawn from within the fashion industry
• Offers practical guidance with examples of contracts, timesheets, and invoices
• Covers other aspects of working life
The Freelance Fashion Designer’s Handbook also includes free online material. There are downloadable templates designed to help you get started, including expenditure and income sheets for your accounts, timesheets to manage your time and size chart templates to aid your designing.
You can buy via amazon.co.uk here.
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