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‘And the winner is…’: Stitch Your Brain winners announced

15 Jun

As the proud sponsors of the 2016 Stitch Your Brain competition, we’ve loved checking out your bold and beautiful entries. And now, it is with serious needlework envy, that we can reveal that 2 winners have finally been announced…

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

6 Jun

Written by two industry leading pioneers, Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan, the book offers flexible strategies and easy-to-master zero waste techniques to help you develop your own cutting edge fashion designs.


Click on the book jacket and hit PREVIEW to read interviews with Winifred Aldrich, fashion author (UK) and Rickard Lindqvist, fashion designer (Sweden)

Zero Waste Fashion Design combines research and practice to introduce a crucial sustainable fashion design approach.

Sample flat patterns and more than 20 exercises will reinforce your understanding of the zero waste fashion design process.

Beautifully illustrated interviews with high-profile, innovative designers, including Winifred Aldrich, Rickard Lindqvist and Yeohlee Teng, show the stunning garments produced by zero waste fashion design

Why not enter our a “start your career in fashion with Bloomsbury” competition

To celebrate Graduate Fashion Week we are offering you the chance to win a copy of this book.

Entries must be received by 30th June 2016.

Entries will be entered into a single draw to take place on Friday 1st July 2016.

Enter our Graduate Fashion Week 2016 Competition for the chance to a win a selection of books ‘no fashion student should be without’

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook

3 Jun

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and practicing designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic.


The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook

Beautifully illustrated and filled with a vast range of inspirational and full-color design illustrations!

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook also features interviews with designers and industry experts

With a strong emphasis on exploratory design, this exciting resource provides readers with stimulating exercises designed to enable readers’ sketchbook work and their creative vision to shine.

Chapter 6: Innovative/Interactive Sketchbooks interview with Sonja Nesse

Why not enter our “start your career in fashion with Bloomsbury” competition

To celebrate Graduate Fashion Week we are offering you the chance to win a copy of this book.

Entries must be received by 30th June 2016.

Entries will be entered into a single draw to take place on Friday 1st July 2016.

Enter our Graduate Fashion Week 2016 Competition for the chance to a win a selection of books ‘no fashion student should be without’

Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Be Patient and Authentic

31 May

The 5th part in a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata

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Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Enjoy the good times always

31 May

The 6th part in a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata

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Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Recharge

31 May

The 7th part in a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata […]

Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Understand the difference between access and success

31 May

The final part in a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata […]

Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Guanxi takes time

31 May

The 4th part in a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata

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Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Back to the basics

31 May

The 2nd part of a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata […]

Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Graduate Fashion Week 2016

31 May

In a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week. Author and fashion entrepreneur Samata shares with us some of her own tips and advice for emerging designers starting out in the fashion industry, as well as her own personal memories authoring her first book. […]