Fashion Boss – Starting Your own Fashion Collection to Launch

4 MODULES

DESIGN &  SEWING SAMPLES & FASHION ILLUSTRATION

PATTERNS & SAMPLING & PRICING

BUSINESS  STRATEGY ROLL OUT

LAUNCH COLLECTION PREPARATION

This course requires intermediate to advance level sewing experience, samples of what you have sewn is to be brought along before starting the course. You will be expected to put together the patterns you draft, into testing your patterns then to make sample garments.  After doing the samples you can hand over to a seamstress to make items for final fashion show to show case your collection on the launch day.

Intense course for serious committed students. No matric required, as this course is preparing you to start your own business.

Advance sewing skills level would be beneficial to you.

 

THIS IS FOR SERIOUS ENTREPRENEURS READY TO START THEIR FASHION BUSINESS STARTUP

6 Month contract, monthly fees of R3500. Registration fee is part of covering the first essential step of the course layout.

REGISTRATION FEE R1300:

INCLUDES: 1 Day  fashion business coaching workshop STITCHING TO RICHES, Module & FASHION BOSS Module & templates

 

This course includes the following steps:

 

Fashion illustration & sketching

Fashion trends & fashion vision boards & mood boards

Design your collection – maximum of 10 design styles only

Sketching out your planned collection layout, fabric purchasing for samples

Fabric sampling, fabric suppliers and which fabrics to select for your collection to launch at your fashion show.

Fabric selection for your range

Pattern blocks – pattern perfection making up samples

Drafting basic 5 block patterns

Pattern adaptation, 1/4 scale pattern dart manipulation, pivoting & slashing techniques, pattern making concepts

Garment construction with sewing techniques, making up block patterns in calico to perfect fit and patterns

Clothing Collection Preparation ( you can sew your own collection or source out to seamstresses to assist you)

 

Business 

Planning, production, pricing & promotion

Tech pack; fashion illustration; fashion collection planning: Your collection layout & roll out action plan

Pricing &  rating per garment, purchasing of fabrics

Pricing per garment

Promotion ideas to start building your audience awareness – potential clients

       

Marketing strategy roll out

Photography 101

Media & social media roll out

Media awareness on: Instagram, FB, Newspaper adverts, Magazines, Flyers, 

Brand awareness – your logo, label, signage,

 https://www.youtube.com/c/TaniaSutherland  

Launching your collection

Planning of fashion show.

Finding your Models  to wear & ramp your clothing.

Venue planning & advertising event, invitation lists.

Venue with cash bar, platters & pre-snacks and venue hire on a tight budget – costs shared amongst students  (or venue without hire costs)

Costs for venue, foods, & models is not included in this course fees.

 

 

6   Month course layout- R3500 per month – 3 classes a week (3 days a week for day courses)

DAY CLASSES: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 09h30 until 14h30

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Stationary:

A4 Arch lever file, pack of 30 plastic pocket sleeves, file divider, A4 sheets of paper, A4 note book, pens to write with.

1metre length ruler, French curve ruler, 30cm length ruler, Set Square ruler, (purchase at Chamdor fabrics)

Clutch pencils, pencils, eraser, pencil sharpener, 4x rolls of sticky tape & sticky tape dispenser, black & red khoki pen markers

Tape measure, fabric weights, fabric chalk markers, large plastic tool box to carry all your tools & sewing kit in.

Magazines:

Fashion magazines: any type of fashion magazines with women or mens fashion trends that you can use for vision & mood boards. (Glamour, Fair Lady, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, etc)

6-10 magazines

Machines:

Sewing machine & over locker machine

Fabric scissors & paper scissors

Sewing kit:

sharp pins, seam ripper/unpicker, sewing needles, machine needles, threads to match your fabrics, fabric pen marker, carbon paper,

tracing wheel, tape measure,

Fabrics:

20meters of muslin/calico or curtain lining to make sample10 Metres of iron on vilene interfacing

Fabrics to make up test samples & fabrics for collection for your fashion show

trims, haberdashery, zips, threads to match, patterns if needed (Average of 2meters per garment )

Lining fabrics

WHAT WOULD YOU BENEFIT FROM THIS COURSE:

Knowledge how to:

To start up a home-base business; selling to boutiques; online shopping and/or design & sew customised clothing as a fashion designer

Learn skills on how to plan a collection from a thought, into a full production layout.

Detailed fashion illustration sketching: can be presented to clients, businesses for presentations & for sewing construction & manufacturing

Pattern drafting & designing styles you want to make up for your collection and for customer orders

Planning your designs, the production, the pricing and profit margin markups

Understanding the emotional selling element of marketing

A marketing strategy plan to use

Creating your personal brand being very precise with your message

Knowing your target market. Marketing yourself, your brand, & marketing funnel – how to speak & sell to your market to generate sales

Having a collection to show to customers.

Something to brag about show and tell, to potential customers what you are made of, what you can offer and what you are selling.

Experience how to start up a fashion collection from an idea, to walking it down a runway, in a fashion show you organised and arranged.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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