Category Archives: Technical Design

Your Technical Fashion Toolkit – ABC Seams

The key to communicating your product effectively to your pattern maker, sample maker and especially to your factory, is having a detailed and easy to understand Tech Pack. Communicating your message visually is effective both to bridge potential language barriers, as well as to save someone time in reading and referencing your tech pack, ensuring…
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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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Using Technology for a Faster Garment Fit Process

I recently met Lacey Bell from Fire Fly Line through an event with Fashion Group International of Chicago. Her company offers 3D prototyping for apparel and sewn products, and I was interested to find out more, so we met for lunch so she could give me some information and a software demo. This tool is…
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