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WHY our Seamstresses MAKE Us DIFFERENT from OTHER Clothing Manufacturers

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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 hand to guide you. However, if you’ve come this far, you’re almost done. From tech packs to pattern making, everything you’ve done up to this…

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Fabric Dye Process: Dyeing, Shrinkage & Sustainability

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FABRIC DYEING If you’re going to produce a new garment that will be colored with dye, you should know that fabrics that go through a dyeing process will shrink. Have you accounted for this alteration? Our Project Managers got your back! They will prep the clothing during a shrinkage process. As a designer, this is so important because your customers want to…

“Ask Zack” Episode #3: How to Market Your Brand BEFORE You Have Product

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LET’S ASK THE CEO It’s time for the third episode of our new series, “Ask Zack”, with Indie Source co-founder & CEO Zack Hurley. In the latest episode, Zack dives into one of the most common questions we get, how do I keep costs low? A lot of the answer has to do with fabric…

WHY OLD Clothing Manufacturing Model DOESN’T Work anymore, and HOW Indie Source is CHANGING the Game

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How we democratize access to the resources and skills needed to develop and produce apparel Indie Source was invited to speak at LA Textile, the fashion industry’s premier West Coast destination for textile, design and production resources from around the globe. We discussed “Why the old manufacturing model doesn’t work anymore, and how we are changing…

Coronavirus’ Far Reaching Effects Transform How Fashion Depends on China

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Coronavirus Affects Every Step of Fashion Analysts forecast limited commercial impact on luxury labels, but brands that depend on the country for manufacturing could face months of operational delays. It wasn’t so long ago that we wrote about the huge trade disruption between China and The USA. In May 2019 when the Office of the United…

Make Your Brand, Simply Sustainable

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Are you a designer who wants to create beautiful and eco-friendly products? How great would you feel if you knew that the shirt you’re wearing right now was eco-friendly, natural, and positive for not only you, but the rest of the world? Wouldn’t you want your customers to feel that good every time they buy…

“Ask Zack” Episode #1: How Much Does It Cost to Produce My Own Clothing Line?

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Let’s Ask The CEO Welcome to the first week of “Ask Zack” where we at Indie Source give you the chance to sit 1 on 1 with our CEO Zack Hurley and discuss popular questions that are crucial to your success. In the first episode, we cover the basics of pricing and breaking into retail,…

MAGIC Trade Show: Why We Go & Takeaways for New Designers

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Hey guys! It’s Jesse Dombrowiak, co-founder of Indie Source, and I’m here to share some insights into the MAGIC Trade Show and some takeaways for new designers.  What is the MAGIC Trade Show? The MAGIC Trade Show in Las Vegas started in 1993 and is one of the largest apparel trade shows in the world.…

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What’s Heating Up in Menswear this Winter

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Men’s Winter Trends Yes, it’s November, and winter is just around the corner (practically already here), but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to talk about winter trend! Indie Source is the one-stop-shop for all of your manufacturing needs, but you need to know what’s trending & what will sell to be successful. The winter…

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What’s Heating Up in Womenswear this Winter

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Women’s Winter Trends  Back and better than ever, new innovations grace the stage as designers set trends of the 2019 winter season. Winter is just around the corner, we know, but it’s never too late to decide the trends that will take place in your line as the winter season spans through February. Knowing what’s…

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