Pattern-making in the Fashion Industry
As you know, there are a number of essential steps between ideation and clothing production. Regardless of your expertise in the industry, understanding what goes on behind the scenes can help you get the most out of your relationship with your manufacturer.
As a designer, the relationship you have with clothing manufacturing companies will determine the overall quality of your line.
The clothing manufacturing company you choose will be responsible for bringing your product to life and will be scaling with you as you grow – and pattern making is just one stage in the process! If you’re unfamiliar with fabric sourcing and everything that goes with it, download the low/no minimum fabric & trim directory we use with all of our clients to get a head start and learn about Indie Source’s unique development process. In the meantime, here’s the low down on pattern making from our expert Pattern Maker, Lana:
Indie Source has partnered with Totally LA to take you behind the scenes for more in-depth coverage of how the fashion industry works.
Let’s kick off Los Angeles Fashion Week by celebrating the talent that makes Los Angeles a fashion destination. Totally LA connected with Lana Gurevich, head pattern maker at Indie Source to show how a pattern is created and digitized for use in the fashion industry. Indie Source’s unique business model helps fashion designers take their designs from concept through each step of the process to market.
Los Angeles is fortunate to have one of the most thriving fashion industries in the world where most everything needed to manufacture of fashion design is contained within the famous Los Angeles Fashion District.
Read the accompanying article on fashion patternmaking.
If you’ve already started or have produced with Indie Source, we would love to hear about your experience with Lana as your pattern maker. Isn’t she amazing!
Want to learn more about fabric sourcing and pattern making? Download the low/no minimum fabric & trim directory we use with all of our clients to get a head start and learn about Indie Source’s unique development process.