Do you have the passion and the creativity for fashion? Why not earn a living from it? The Freelance Fashion Designer's Handbook is your essential guide on how to go it alone, covering what to expect, making sure you get paid, planning your time, keeping up with your accounts, compiling technical packages for garments. It is your portable mentor, equipping you to work independently. Part 1 covers all the information to becoming a freelance designer such as creating a basic freelance contract, invoicing, how to find work, tax returns and much more. All supported with case studies. Part 2 contains the technical aspects of being a designer - including how to compile full technical packages for garments to be manufactured abroad.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 388 g
Dimensions: 241 x 171 x 10 mm
'A clear and comprehensive guide to working as a freelance designer...truly a warts and all essential guide for aspiring designers' (Nina Faresin, Emtex Designer Forum) 'A detailed, comprehensive and a very useful reference book for all designers, freelance or otherwise. It is written from the heart by someone who has been on the journey of experience and now wants to help others to have a less painful journey.' (Angela Peers, Principal Lecturer, Department of Clothing Design & Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University)