Is a step-by-step workbook for learning technical drawing and flat sketching skills. With more than 500 hand-drawn and CAD-rendered flats and 100 photos of finished samples showing how a sketch translates to a 3D garment, the book covers a range of garments and construction details used to communicate fashion designs for portfolios and production.
Up-to-date and easy to use website solving your production sourcing and contracting needs. Apparel contractors and production services. Categorized by clothing classifications. Listings include: product types, package capabilities, specialty areas, machinery, production minimums, sample rooms, markets. And more....
Developed and targeted for store and catalogue buyers, so that they can shop the apparel and accessory markets easily. Over 1,8000 brand-name labels are listed and broken down by all types of apparel classifications. Listings include: Contact information, types of retailers they sell to, key company contacts, showroom locations, price points, and more....
You Waste 1.3 Billion Tons of Fabric. What are you Doing About It? 1 1.3 billion is indeed a very large number. I just want to put this in perspective: 150gr: Assume for a moment this is the weight of an average meter of fabric; 6667m: = Total number of meters per metric ton (1 ton = 1000kg); 8.67 Trillion = Number of meters wasted; 1216: =Average number of meters wasted by every person on the planet 2m Assumed average consumption per garment; 4.3 trillion = Number of garments wasted annually; 608 = Average number of garments wasted by every person on the planet. @$1 per meter, total fabric wasted = $867 billion = 50% of total U.S. GDP @$5 per garment, total garments wasted = $21.7 trillion = 129% of total U.S. GDP
35+ years of Apparel, Accessory and Jewelry Design, Sales and Marketing experience Starting a Fashion Biz, Sales, Marketing, Materials Sourcing, Jewelry Design, Trade Show Success.
30+ years of Apparel Design and Product Development Experience Starting a Fashion Biz, Design, Patternmaking, Product Development, Strategic Sourcing, Spec/Tech Packages.
GUIDE FOR SHOPPING THE FABRIC MARKET DEDICATED TO ALL THE NEWCOMERS TO THE INDUSTRY.
GLOSSARY OF FREQUENTLY-USED TEXTILE, MANUFACTURING, DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND COMMERCIAL SHIPPING TERMS IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY.
YOU HAVE AN IDEA FOR A NEW GARMENT, APPAREL CONCEPT, CLOTHING LINE OR PRODUCT THAT DOESN’T EXIST AT RETAIL.