Dreaming of designing patterns for the Fashion Industry?

Imagine how wonderful it would be to walk down the beach and notice someone wearing a swimsuit made with a pattern you designed. For many textile designers, this type of success is a dream come true. But it’s hard to know just where to start and how break into this competitive industry. Believe me, I know.

I’m Michelle Fifis, and I’ve built a successful business designing patterns for companies like Columbia Sportswear, Jantzen Swimwear, and Perry Ellis. I love just about every aspect of the fashion industry...and over the years I’ve learned a lot about what works - and what doesn’t - when designing for buyers at today’s top companies

I want to share my experience and help YOU get started too. My new ebook Designing Textiles for the Fashion Industry is full of tips and advice taken from inside the industry and prepared especially for you.

Brand new to pattern design? This book is a great resource to help you learn all about the Fashion Industry. You’ll learn what buyers are looking for when they plan new collections...and how you can make your work stand out.

Not sure the Fashion Industry is right for you? I’ll share an insider’s look at this industry to help you understand how things work, how this industry is different from others, and how to make sure your work is a good fit.

Already committed to this industry, but feeling stuck? No problem! In this eBook, I’m sharing tips and insights from today’s top designers. You’ll find inspiration, ideas, and information to get you moving forward.

Designing Textiles for the Fashion Industry

Here's a peek inside...

I’ve reached out to top designers within the exciting world of Fashion and added their experiences to mine. Influencers like Lesley Merola Moya, Amy Sia, and Shyanne Clarke share their comments, opinions, and insights on everything from creating marketable patterns to working with buyers and art directors.

About the Author

Michelle Fifis is a successful textile designer and the founder of the popular Pattern Observer blog. Michelle has worked with such clients as Lucy Activewear, Columbia Sportswear, Jantzen Swimwear, Pendleton, and P & B Textiles. 

Michelle writes about business and textile design on her popular blog, Pattern Observer. She founded the Textile Design Lab, a membership community offering learning and networking opportunities to hundreds of designers worldwide. Recently, Michelle and her team founded Pattern Observer Studio in order to bring inspiring designs and impeccable service to buyers in the textile design marketplace.

Great advice and insider info is yours for just $7.99!

Copyright © 2017 Pattern Observer LLC. All Rights Reserved.