getting started

If you are interested in the process of designing and making clothes, there are a number of routes open to you: studying Design Technology: Textiles at school, attending a fashion course at college, or enrolling on short design or sewing courses like those offered at

When designing a wardrobe or item of clothing, you begin by creating a story. A story is a themed range of clothes which includes different co-ordinates and accessories. Different stories across a range of garments are referred to as a collection.

If you create a good story, that is that your outfit is well co-ordinated along a solid theme, then you can truly say that you are 'making a statement' in what you are wearing.

Now you have your story, you now have to make it...

step 1