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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…

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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,…

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Financial Mistakes to Avoid as a New Designer: Part 4 of the Budget and Pricing Mini-Course

Budget and Pricing Mistakes In our 4-part mini-course on budgeting and pricing for new designers, we covered a lot of ground: 1. the most common sources of funding and biggest…

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How to Price Your Clothing Line: Part 3 of the Budget & Pricing Mini-Course

This is part 3 of a 4 part mini-course on budgeting and pricing for designers working on their first clothing line. Sign up here to be emailed part 4 and we’ll…

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A Deeper Dive into Development Costs: Part 2 of the Budget & Pricing Mini-Course

This is part 2 of a 4 part mini-course on budgeting and pricing for designers working on their first clothing line. Sign up here to be emailed the remaining 2 parts and…

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first clothing line
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Get The Financials Of Your First Clothing Line Right (Part 1)

You have an idea for your first clothing line. You know what you want your collection to look like, and you are ready to make the dream happen. Next comes…

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new clothing line
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How to Channel Your Inspiration into a New Clothing Line

It’s one thing to want to start a new clothing line and another to do it. For writers, the difference is sitting down to write. For athletes, it’s putting feet…

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new fashion line
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How to Guarantee Demand for Your New Fashion Line

L.C. was my favorite alum on the MTV reality television series, Laguna Beach. I looked forward to each new episode every week. The drama was tantalizing and addictive. Yet, I…

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Clothing Design
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Get Started With Our One-Stop Guide to Clothing Design & Development

Clothing Design and Development It’s one thing to dream of being a fashion designer, and another to take the first steps towards making that dream a reality. The truth of clothing…

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fashion production
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An Introduction to Fashion Production

Tо undеrѕtаnd whаt fаѕhiоn рrоduсtiоn is, we first have to look at what the term “fashion” really means. Fаѕhiоn rеfеrѕ tо different ѕtуlеѕ or practices in сlоthing, mаkеuр, ассеѕѕоriеѕ, and…

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