Category: Freelancing

10 Best Careers in Fashion (#2 is underrated!)

These are the best careers in fashion – including lesser-known but in-demand roles in the fashion industry. (Don’t miss out on #2.)

Best Online Fashion Design Courses (Free and Paid Options)

What are the best online fashion design courses? Learn from renowned universities and other online resources including my FREE fashion design courses.

What is a Fashion Photoshoot Stylist? (And How Do I Become One?)

Here’s exactly what a fashion photoshoot stylist does, how to become one, and how to work as a freelancer in this role.

What is a Fashion Merchandiser? (And How Do I Become One?)

There are a lot of misconceptions about the role of a merchandiser in the fashion industry. Here’s exactly what a fashion merchandiser does and how to become one (remotely from home!).

What is a Fashion Graphic Designer? (And How Do I Become One?)

Here’s exactly what a fashion graphic designer does, how to become one, and how to work remotely from home even in the fashion industry.

Do I need an LLC to Be a Freelance Fashion Designer?

Your easy-peasy guide to business entities, LLCs, sole proprietorships and S-corps for fashion freelancers. What will protect you AND offer tax benefits?

Upwork Proposal Cover Letter for Fashion Designers (with samples)

Learn how to create winning Upwork proposals for freelance fashion designers. Get expert tips, guides, and samples to secure fashion design jobs from clients all over the world.

What are Fashion Trade Shows (and should I attend one?)

Discover the benefits of fashion trade shows and learn about top trade show events. Get expert tips on how to prepare and whether you should attend one as a freelance fashion designer.

Quality Control in Garment Manufacturing: How It Works

What’s quality control in garment manufacturing, and how does the whole process work? Learn the different methods, standards, benefits and challenges.

3 Fashion Design Side Hustles You Can Start With No Money

If you love fashion, a fashion design side hustle is a great option to get a balance between your day job and passion while making extra money. Cha-ching!

Best Freelance Sites for Fashion Designers (from 500+ fashion freelancers)

What are the best freelance sites for fashion designers? I surveyed 500+ fashion freelancers and found the REAL answer. It might surprise you.

How Much Money do Freelance Fashion Designers Make?

There are a lot of great things about being a freelance fashion designer—like freedom, flexibility, and working on projects you love. But the cherry on the top is that your income potential is limitless. But if you’re curious to know exactly…how much money do freelance fashion designers make? I’m going to tell you exact dollar […]

5 Steps to Become a Freelance Fashion Designer

Becoming a freelance fashion designer comes down to just FIVE steps. The process may seem overwhelming and intimidating, and of course there are nuances, but it’s really simple. Here are the 5 steps to become a freelance fashion designer: Here’s a more detailed look at all five steps to become a freelance fashion designer. Click […]

Protect Yourself: Freelance Fashion Designer Contract (Free Template!)

When it comes to being a freelance fashion designer, you want to make sure you protect yourself and get paid. Luckily, there are some really easy things you can do (without hiring a lawyer) in your invoices and contracts to cover your butt. And yes, I’m going to give you a free contract template just […]

Can You Freelance in Fashion Doing ONLY Tech Packs?

Yes, it is possible to become a Successful Fashion Freelancer doing ONLY tech packs. Using the right strategies to grow and find clients, you can earn a full-time living (or more) with just tech packs. It’s exactly what one of my FAST students, Eleni Apostolopoulou from Greece, did. Eleni wanted a “decent life at my […]

SFF173: Fashion Freelancer Q&A: How to Ask for Referrals to Get Consistent Income

Referrals are one of the best ways to grow your freelance business but they don’t just fall in your lap!  If you’ve ever struggled with the confidence to ask for a referral or have trouble finding the right time or words to say, then this episode is for you!  Meghan is joining me as we […]

SFF172: How This Freelance Fashion Designer Landed a $10k Project on Upwork

Being a fashion freelancer has some great things to offer, but what about the tasks that seem really intimidating? In this episode, Stayce and I are jumping into these intimidating tasks head first (literally…we’re going to be tackling mindset!)   Find out how Stayce wraps her mind around tackling some of these intimidating tasks and landed […]

SFF171: Fashion Freelancer Q&A: WTF Do I Put In A Tech Pack Portfolio?

We’ve all been there – struggling to figure out what in the world to include in your tech pack portfolio, what NOT to include, what’s relevant and irrelevant… That’s why Christina and I work through exactly what her goals are and how to create the optimal portfolio to attract the right brands while doing the […]

SFF170: From Factory Worker to Successful Fashion Freelancer

On this episode of the Successful Fashion Freelancer Podcast, we bring on Darci, who took an interest to sewing at a young age and followed her interests to fashion school. But, after moving to Florida, USA she quickly found that the only market for her skillset was in factories as a seamstress. This didn’t stop […]

SFF169: Fashion Freelancer Q&A: When Brands Keep Saying “Not Now, Maybe Later”

Have you ever wondered how much is too much when reaching out to brands? You want to be a proactive freelancer and let it be known that you’re available for projects, but the clients keep giving you the old “not now, maybe later” and you don’t want to be overbearing…What do you do?  This episode […]


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