Behind The Scenes · Photo shoot · Prototypes

The First Photoshoot – Behind The Scenes

Now I’d made the first 3 prototype dresses I thought it was time to do the first photoshoot with the new range of dresses. If you’ve ever wondered, here’s what happens before the day and on the day to make a photo shoot a reality. This was a small shoot. Some of the big shoots that I’ve done that have… Continue reading The First Photoshoot – Behind The Scenes

Fittings · Prototypes · Research and planning

Pattern Making and the First Prototypes

I’ve been working on the first patterns and prototypes for the first two dress designs over the past couple of months. One of the most important, and one of the most difficult, things that I need to work on and get right is the sizing across my range. I need customers to know that once they’ve bought… Continue reading Pattern Making and the First Prototypes

Customer validation · Research and planning

The First Small Step

I wrote this post back in January, right at the start of this journey. So much has happened since, but let’s start here. 28th January 2016 It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Time just got away with me. With all the sewing, fittings, emailing, markets, wedding fairs, updating social media, with all the paperwork… Continue reading The First Small Step