Saturday 12 April 2014

Sketch & Stitch ~ Book Review

Sketch & Stitch
ISBN:  9781465392084
Published By: Xlibris Corporation
Publication Date: 8 Dec 2011
RRP: 14.00

If you don't where to start designing a garment then Galina can help!
If you are just interested in the designing process then you'll like this book.

She talks you through the whole process and helps you to start putting your ideas together.
Galina has worked as a fulltime and freelance sweater designer for many years.
Her resume includes a list of fashion houses such as Ralph Lauren, 
Donna Karan, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, and companies such as Gap, 
Anthropology, Abercrombie & Fitch, Item Eyes, Kikit, Kay Unger of New York,
 Lucy Barnes, Duckie Brown, Icelandic Design and others. 
Her work has been featured in Vogue Knitting, Knit 1, Knit It, Knit Simple, 
Noro, Debbie Bliss and Rowan magazines, as well as various publications by Lion Brand Yarns.

With such a fantastic background she is a very experienced designer.
She has kindly put all this vast knowledge together to help you on your designing journey.
Whether you are a knitter, crocheter or sewer this book can help you.
The book is all about the fashion designing process.

Galina talks you through everything from putting together a portfolio, freelancing, inspiration & patterns.

Galina talks it through her perspective as a knit designer but
the same principals can be put together for any form of fashion designing.

You can see everything from the design process to the finished project.
She talks you through putting together an ideas board to showing it to a client,
to making changes for the client.


From there she takes you through the pattern process with everything
from charts to sizing.

Galina has backed so much into this book.
She gives you a huge insight into the design process of a fashion designer.
The pictures are beautiful and inspirational.
If it's something you are thinking of doing or you want
your designing process to be more professional then this book
holds everything you need to know.

If you would like to find out more about Galina check out her website

I received a copy of the book to review.
However all opinions expressed are my own.
Affiliate links are included on the post.
No monies were exchanged.


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