Fashion Design, Tools list

lagerfeld sketch
Fashion Sketch from Karl Lagerfeld


List of tools needed to start in Fashion Design


  • A table with dimensions at least 140cm in length, clean, with a smooth and flat surface, ideally you will use this table only for design.
  • A colour printer that makes colour copies in A4 format


  • A cork board or a wall surface where you can pin on at least 0.5m2
  • A ream of 500 sheets of paper in A4 format of 70gr / m2 or in 80gr economic (better if the paper is a bit transparent)
  • B black pencils or a 0.5mm pencil with B-grade mines
  • A good eraser that can erase greasy pencil
  • Invisible office tape
  • A stick of paper glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • A set to colour your sketches: coloured pencils, watercolour pencils, gouache, watercolour, drawing pens (for the start, choose an easy and inexpensive method of colouring)