Category Archives: Sourcing

DG Expo 2018 Seminar: Using Tech Packs for Successful Production

I'm thrilled to be participating in the second installment of DG Expo Chicago later this month. I will be giving a new seminar about Tech Packs, as I did last December. This is such an important topic, and one that many designers have questions about as they go through their product development process. Tech Packs…
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Seminar: How To Create A Tech Pack For Successful Production

Tech Packs are just as important as your pattern and prototype when it comes to development, and for approaching factories with your production order. It's also one of the more confusing items to pull together for many new designers and brands. I will be speaking at the DG Expo in Chicago next week, with Jess…
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Questions To Ask Fabric Reps While Sourcing

With Chicago being the latest stop for the multi-city wholesale fabric trade show, DG Expo, I thought it would be a great time to A: Tell you about it because you should definitely attend! And B: Review some questions to ask fabric reps when you attend trade shows and are sourcing fabric for your brand.…
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Speaking at … Chicago Textile Expo 2015

In just a few¬†short weeks, I will be speaking with my friend and colleague Jessica Crane at the upcoming Chicago Textile Expo, hosted by Fine Fabric Sales showroom. We have been invited to speak again, and this time our presentation will be about Tech Packs, which are a must-have in the sewn products business. Many…
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