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by Sandra Burke

This FASHION DESIGN Series promotes fashion design skills and techniques which can be effectively applied in the world of fashion and design.
In a competitive market it is important to produce designs that are not only stylish and pleasing to the eye, but also commercially viable.

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Fashion Designer

Book 1:   FASHION DESIGNER  - Concept to Collection
ISBN: 978-0-9582391-2-7
176 pages, A4, soft cover, thread sewn
Illustrations: Colour 200+, Diagrams: 30+
Price: UK £19.95, US $29.95, AUS $49.95
Published: 2011
This book is ideal for aspiring fashion designers, stylists and illustrators, including fashion students, educators, and technologists, and those with an interest in fashion.

FASHION DESIGNER will guide you through the fashion design process and the design brief, introducing you to the fundamental design techniques and skills required to create a successful fashion collection or product range.

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Fashion Artist 3ed

Book 2:   FASHION ARTIST  - Drawing Techniques to Portfolio Presentation
ISBN: 978-0-9582733-8-1
176 pages, A4, soft cover, thread sewn
Illustrations, Diagrams, Photos: Colour 300+
Price: UK £19.95, US $34.95, AUS $59.95
Published: 2013

This book, now in its 3rd EDITION, takes you through the fashion drawing and design process, introducing you to the essential fashion drawing and fashion illustration techniques and skills to help you to create striking fashion designs, fashion illustrations, flats, fashion presentations and your fashion portfolio.

FASHION ARTIST is presented as a simple step-by-step guide to fashion drawing. It is packed with self-explanatory fashion sketching exercises, inspiring illustrations, designs and photos from international fashion designers and illustrators, to enhance and visually explain the accepted fashion industry creative process.

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Fashion Computing

Book 3:   FASHION COMPUTING  - Design Techniques and CAD
ISBN: 978-0-9582391-3-4
176 pages, A4
Fully illustrated in colour, worked examples, sketches & photos
Price: UK £19.95, US $29.95, AUS $49.95
EBook: 2014
Reprint: 2011

FASHION COMPUTING has become an essential component of the fashion designer's portfolio of skills. This is the first book to comprehensively explain how to use fashion computing software to produce fashion designs and develop those skills.

Through visuals and easy steps, you learn the creative fashion computing design techniques used in the fashion industry.

Specific software: Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDRAW, PowerPoint, Gerber and Lectra Systems.

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Fashion Entrepreneur

Book 4:   FASHION ENTREPRENEUR  - Starting Your Own Fashion Business 
ISBN: 978-0-9876683-1-8
176 pages, A4, soft cover, thread sewn
Illustrations, Diagrams, Photos: Colour 300+
Price: UK £19.95, US $34.95, AUS $59.95
Published: 2013

FASHION ENTREPRENEUR, now in its 2nd EDITION, is essential reading for those planning to set up and run a successful business within the fashion and creative industries.

This book guides the reader through the process of creating a fashion business (including online businesses); spotting and exploiting opportunities, networking to build a personal network of useful contacts, writing a business plan, branding and marketing, and how to manage a business on a day-to-day basis.

The theory is presented as a step-by-step guide, packed with case studies and interviews, inspiring fashion illustrations, diagrams and imagery from established fashion entrepreneurs to enhance the understanding of the subject area.

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