postheadericon How to Create a Fashionable Design

Whether you want to design for an event or every day, your look has to be fashionable. So rock the runway with this wiki!

How to Create a Fashionable Design

1 Decide what your style is. Is your style retro, or is it very modern? this is key to make something that flatters your body type.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

2 Think about your body type. if your body is wider, that flows and is kind of loose. If your body type is thin and muscular, a tight fitting garment would be better.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

3 Sketch out your design. If you don’t like something about it, don’t be afraid to change it now! If you change it later it will be harder to change it all. It might be best to sketch multiple designs and choose the one you like best.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

4 Make a paper pattern and pin it to your mannequin to see if it will fit. Now would be the time to see if the pattern is realistic or if you have to start over.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

5 Take your fabric and pin the paper pattern to the fabric. Cut out the pattern with a 1/2″ allowance for sewing.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

6 Thread the machine and start sewing! Remember to sew on the wrong side of the fabric, or the fabric that is on the inside of the garment. If it is going to be worn every day you should probably sew the seam twice for daily wear and tear allowance. If it is for a one time thing, it is okay to just sew the seam once as long as it is for a quick runway show or even a play or drama thing at your school.

How to Create a Fashionable Design

7 Finished.

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