Monthly Archives: November 2017


Fashion Design teaches you how to organise yourself.

By | 2018-03-01T15:51:23+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Fashion Design|

How to realise a Fashion Design Project!

Very often Fashion Designers are given a brief of requirements that they need to study, in order to prepare and deliver their Fashion Design Creation.
If you are a freelance designer, you may be the ‘initiator’ of such a brief yourself.

The basic points to look out in a Fashion Design Brief are to:

– understand explicitly what is asked of you;
– know your deadline;
– breakdown your work in tasks – make an ordered list;
– study and make a thorough research before starting your work, so that you don’t miss out anything or have to do things twice;
– manage your time – manage your work;
– be decisive and offer choices.

eTelestia online courses teach you not only the Fashion Design skills, but through the projects and assignments, how to manage your time and present your work professionally. This is an important success factor in the fashion industry that is so competitive and so dependent on time and seasons.

Read the Testimonials of some of our students hear their story and see how they managed to make a difference.

What do we Often Forget about Sewing Curves?

By | 2018-03-01T12:25:58+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Sewing|

What We Often Forget about Sewing Curves

Curves need to be sewn as curves!

Sewing nice and clean seams is very critical in the final appearance of the garment. It is not enough to make the stitch on the sewing machine.
The way the fabric is handled while sewing, plays a great role in how the garment will hang at the end.

When sewing curves, most people tend to straighten the fabric and sew curves as if they were straight lines. This may cause the fabric to fray and distort the final fit of the garment.


  1. A curved line joining two points is longer in length than a straight line. If you are trying this for the first time, use pins to keep the shape of the curve or tacking stitches, to give you a guide of the curved sewing line you need to follow.
  2. Then, stitch slowly around the curved seam, always keeping the same distance between your seam allowance and the presser foot. These steps will help you sew curves that look and feel better.

Our last tip: practice makes perfect!