freelance fashion designer 10k upwork

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 a $10k project on Upwork!  Join us as she also talks us through the very strategies that she used to pitch to that client, get them on a phone call, and put the proposal together to land the project and how you can, too!

In the interview (which you’ll love), we will cover:

  • What you can do to build confidence in your career
  • Why you shouldn’t give up pitching 
  • How to learn from yourself and adjust your strategies
  • Ways to make sure you get paid
  • How to keep showing up for brands so that they want to hire YOU
  • How to overcome the intimidating tasks of freelancing (like pitching!)
  • And more!

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About Stayce

Stayce is an apparel designer specializing in activewear and branded licensed apparel. She studied apparel design at the University of Minnesota and has just over 7 years of experience in the industry. With a knack for detail and a love for offbeat trends, she’s designed top-selling products for big names such as Disney and Warner Bros. She launched her freelancing business in 2020 and loves offering creative and technical design services to her clients – small, midsize, or triple grande. 🤗

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