Tag: Designers Must Know

5 questions every designer must answer revisited

In the midst of writing another post, it occurs to me that I may not have written clear guidelines on how to describe your project to a service provider in order to attract their interest. This entry is probably what I should have written instead of the 5 Questions every designer must answer -the latter being more of a rant- so I find myself amending at this late date.…

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Designers must know seam allowances and specifications

Certain themes seem to crop up over and over within a short period of time leading me to think I should post reminders about it. Today’s topic amounts to brief reminders about seam allowances and the responsibility of technical specifications.

Seam allowances:
First, if you don’t know anything about sewing and are obligated to provide this information to a pattern maker, sample maker, or sewing contractor, you can go to a thrift store and buy garments for the purpose of cutting seam samples to illustrate your wishes.…

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