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6 Critical Tips As You Work Through Product Development
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6 Critical Tips As...

Don’t expect to buy an apparel sample and just say to the garment factory “Hey – I want to manufacture 1000 units of these!” It doesn’t work like that. There is an entire process of working through sampling, product development, and so much more before you should even begin to approach garment factories...

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A Guideline To Hiring the Perfect Pattern Maker
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A Guideline To Hiring...

Are your ready to take your apparel design to the next step? Vetting pattern makers is the key to turning exactly what you envisioned into reality.   Hiring the perfect pattern maker is similar to finding a partner in life. Both parties have a list of wants and needs in..

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The Real Cost of Fabric
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The Real Cost of...

The textile industry is a global commodity chain with fabric being one of the most important pieces that determine how much the final product will cost. Textile manufacturing involves several steps, from cotton picking through spinning and weaving to finishing. The industry serves as a source of livelihood for over..

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The First Step in Sourcing- Is Your Fabric a Woven, Knit or Non-woven?
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The First Step in...

Cheers to you! If you’ve made it to the fabric selection stage, you’ve come a looooong way (and we’re proud of you!). The fashion designer’s relationship with fabric is at the heart of the creative process. Choosing the right fabric is fundamental to good design and is crucial to its manufacturing success. Apparel design..

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