That seams like an achievable goal. It is similar to doing one dress a month, which I was doing and still working a 'Day Job Full Time'. Can't quit the Day Job it pays the rent, Plus 75% of the time I actually like it. (And I'm not just saying that because the Boss sometimes reads my blog).
So in order to work ahead Designer's sign up to Forecasting companies. There are many Forecasting companies out there. Specially specialized Forecasting companies. I would love to Subscribe to a Wedding Forecasting company but it is not in the budget.
What is in the Budget is FREE. I love Infomat it provides some Free information and small glimpses that help a lot.
There Spring/Summer 2011 Forecasting is online now.
Here are some Runway images you can see the rest HERE:
I love the Color Forecasting you can view it HERE:
You'll want to go see it there - there are tons of images for each color.