How To Be A Fashion Designer

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Published by DK Children

By Lesley Ware

Illustrated by Tiki Papier

RRP: CA$21.99

"Brimming with fun ideas and projects for fashion-lovers, this inspiring book teaches children about materials, textures and colour palettes."

Little London

"Brilliant ideas for budding designers."

Creative Steps

"How to be a Fashion Designer is full of ideas, projects and design tasks for fashion-lovers."

London Mums

"Brilliant ideas for budding designers."

Creative Steps

"This is a revealing and practical book for anyone who is interested in fashion design"


About How To Be A Fashion Designer

Design, style, and accessorize clothes with this fun guide full of practical fashion design ideas for kids.

Draw and color creations, choose materials, and learn to design through drawing your own fashion. Packed with practical tips and inspiration, children can enjoy experimenting with new ideas. Illustrations mixed with photography show kids how to choose gorgeous colors, design dress shapes, customize T-shirts, design a bag, pick a color palette, design with texture, and add sparkle to their accessories in simple, easy-to-follow design tasks and simple practical projects. Using inspiration from the natural world, everyday life, and their own imagination, children can design outfits from scratch and learn how to put together the clothes and accessories they already own in fun, stylish ways. Content support the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) approach to cross-curricular learning.

Author Info:

Lesley Ware is an author, entrepreneur, and fashion educator. Lesley helps tweens and teens discover their personal style and talents through fun and creativity.

Lesley's passion for inspiring girls began when she earned her degree in Elementary Education, and continued when she orchestrated a national program for Girl Scouts of the USA. When she's not working as a contributor to Martha Stewart Living or teaching, you'll find Lesley with her husband, seeking out fun, artistic activities around Brooklyn. Lesley considers all of her readers to be part of her "style tribe."