In this Fashion Freelancer Q&A you’ll hear from Mari, a freelance knitwear designer who’s working on perfecting her pricing strategy. She’s built a successful freelance business, and she loves her work and the “limitless opportunities” that freelancing provides. But like most newer freelancers, she still has questions about charging for her services. From undercharging to retainers, listen for tons of tips to help you navigate freelance pricing.
Mari is a freelance designer specializing in sweaters. She worked in the industry for over 7 years before starting her freelance business, MM Knitwear Studio, right before the pandemic. Now she consults and designs for startup brands, taking their product from concept to completion. Mari offers seasonal color and concept, yarn sourcing, communication with local and overseas factories, design, and tech packs, while providing responsible solutions to reduce cost and waste.