I was a fashion lecturer at the School of Fine Arts of Puerto Rico and I also am a medievalist (yes, some people study the Middle Ages).
When I started lecturing, I found that students often have trouble understanding many technical aspects of designing and find it difficult converting their ideas and drawings into finished garments. Therefore, my purpose with this blog is to bring a couple of pointers to all of those in need of assistance when it comes to designing fashion. Whether you’re a fashion student, a fashionista, or would like to polish up certain specific skills, I hope you’ll find this blog useful!
First, I’ll post about the creative process, everything it involves and how to transform your drawings into a final, polished collection. Second, I started the ‘Fashion Skills’ blog series to further answer questions regarding basic skills that students have the most problems with: human proportions, research, collection development, inspirations, sewing and presentation skills. Last, but not least, the ‘How To Do a Portfolio’ page is a must-see for fashion students and professionals. I tried covering all aspects of the portfolio-making process which, if you’re like me, you probably find tedious and confusing.
I always welcome feedback and recommendations, so do make your comments felt!