Development

How to communicate with fabric vendors like a pro
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How to Communicate with Fabric Vendors like a Pro

Previously we talked about choosing fabric sourcing vendors and determining your fabric cost so you can create a realistic fabric budget that will optimize profit. Now it is time to start establishing…

read more
fabric sourcing vendors
1024 288 Zack Hurley

What Fabric Sourcing Vendors Are Out There & How Do I Choose?

Fabric sourcing is a crucial step in the design and manufacturing of your new line, but it can be overwhelming. With the wealth of information and the vast array of…

read more
how much should fabric cost?
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How Much Should Fabric Cost For Your Clothing Line?

Previously we talked about choosing fabric sourcing vendors and the pros and cons of each.  Now, it is time to get into the numbers. Your fabric cost will depend on your…

read more
the importance of a pattern maker
1024 288 Zack Hurley

Five formulas pattern makers wish all designers knew

Working With a Pattern Maker Finally. You are ready. All the designs and ideas that you have in your mind, are on paper. The time has come to make some…

read more
1024 288 Zack Hurley

Mastering the Most Important Step in Clothing Development: Sample Making

Creating a fashion line is a dream for many but a reality for few; the process can be long and demanding, especially if you don’t have experience or a helping…

read more
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How to Lock in Success With a Great Pattern Maker

You have designed your tech pack. You have found a source for materials and fabrics. The next step in the process is pattern making. No matter how impressive your design…

read more
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How to Leave an Impression: the Different Kinds of Textile Printing

The apparel industry is an incredibly diverse landscape, driven by the creative minds of hobby designers and large fashion houses alike. The dynamic nature of the fashion world acts as…

read more
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How to Source Fabrics the Right Way

As a new designer and business owner, balancing creative direction, production and business procedures can be overwhelming, especially when it comes time to source fabrics for your line. That’s why…

read more
1024 288 Zack Hurley

How to Create a Tech Pack

The apparel manufacturing industry is a complex landscape that is often daunting, even to those with a background in fashion. A fashion degree will teach you the essentials of design,…

read more
    Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!