How to Become a Fashion Designer 4 weeks ago

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VIDEOS AND PLAYLISTS:
Book Reviews playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvbVw6P5ZTq828lkEaPOWZ-4

DESIGN:
Fashion Design Process: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYcdi6lQA8NnV6wNkisWPox&
Watch Me Design a Fashion Collection: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvajef8J85x2hQBTEtHEHtwQ

Books:
Fashion by Design by Janice Greenberg Ellinwood
Fashion Design Course by Steven Faerm
Knitwear Design by Carol Brown

COLOR THEORY:
Color Lessons: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZGNduYalVSTsE5hdR0Fy94

Book:
Designing with Color by Chris Dorosz & JR Watson

FABRIC:
Fabrics: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvY548atNt3EvWZYCeY1iCQh

Books:
Fabric for Fashion & Fabric for Fashion: The Swatchbook by Clive Hallett & Amanda Johnston
The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory by Gail Baugh

SUSTAINABILITY:
Sustainable Fashion: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYGTzJe-x6Drp6Vf7-2AgQo

Books:
Sustainable Fashion and Textiles by Kate Fletcher
Zero Waste Fashion Design by Timo Rissanen & Holly McQuillan

Podcasts:
American Fashion Podcast: https://americanfashionpodcast.com/

FIGURE DRAWING:
Do Designers Need to Learn How to Draw?: https://youtu.be/Lx3zScpmi_M
Female Fashion Figures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYkupMPA_OszCQXWqGQ1FRm
Male Fashion Figures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvaWbMJKZ6qVPdTxsZnMNQYM
General Figure Drawing: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZ37mCKl8W9F0FOEBwhOgPs

Book:
The Human Figure: An Anatomy for Artists by David K. Rubins

CLOTHING AND DRAPE DRAWING:
Drawing Clothes on Bodies: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYIhswJqhDsyw9J34NKsFsT

FASHION ILLUSTRATION:
Faces: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZpVe6gLTPNP6a0HnjRclLs
Hair: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvbOd3KawxtGiYZcE9Titq7S
General Illustration Basics: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvbqcm7Y4z_259delxImZuDW
Illustrating Specific Fabrics/Textures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNva3Vnrnwzpz8CXReOEyUwJb
Different Media and Materials: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZWU2Wr5KR0Xk9po1b-nACS

TECHNICAL DESIGN:
Drawing Flats: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvakEEsLmH8jPFTVWIXcOnFX
Elements of a Tech Pack: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYvqnyg1i1SQZ2B6jXsLmKq

Books:
Complete Guide to Size Specification & Technical Design by Paula J. Myers-McDevitt
The Spec Manual by Michele Wesen Bryant & Diane DeMers

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR AND PHOTOSHOP:
On the Computer: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYpGdb0B5ED3j5lwn4Kpoly

Robin Schneider’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RobinSchneider

GARMENT CONSTRUCTION:
Do Designers Need to Learn How to Sew?: https://youtu.be/0shF1HLEsBI
Combining 2D & 3D Elements to Design: https://youtu.be/zcHZU1xr7Mw
Garment Construction: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYY_b5Yrg9N_1Op8QMDKYer

Books:
Patternmaking Made Easy by Connie Amaden-Crawford
Patternmaking for Fashion Design by Helen Joseph-Armstrong
Draping: Art and Craftsmanship in Fashion Design by Annette DuBurg and Rixt van der Tol

APPAREL MANUFACTURING AND BUSINESS PRACTICES:
The Business Side of Fashion: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZ8eeywZVOecZwJzXHTaeG2
Why Are Clothes So Expensive: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvZ5n81pohjdbVoPHzpsNkKV
Talking about the Fashion Industry: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvbd_snRFg7hPOJhVsZ0VrBV

Books:
The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sewn Product Manufacturing by Kathleen Fasanella
The Vendor Compliance Handbook by David Secul
Podcasts:
The Glossy Podcast: https://www.glossy.co/podcasts/page/1

FASHION & COSTUME HISTORY:
Book:
The Worldwide History of Dress by Patricia Rieff Anawalt
Podcast:
Dressed: https://www.dressedpodcast.com/

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