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The Product Development Process

Have you ever wondered what goes into starting a clothing line? Or have you been wanting to start and not know where to begin? This is the perfect place to start! We are going through the steps of our process that are crucial to the development process. Inquiry Call: Let’s have a quick chat about…
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How To Have a Successful Design Meeting

Launching your first collection or bringing to life a specific product is exciting, but can also be a little bit daunting. Behind any market-ready garment lies a multitude of things to complete. Your first, and most crucial, step to setting up your project timeline and making sure your team (hi!) is on the same page…
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AIBI Business of Fashion – Steps to Production

This last year has been a ‘game changer’ for the fashion industry in a lot of ways. So we want to know… “What are the next steps when Fashion is in Flux?” January 27 – 30, the Apparel Industry Board Inc. is exploring that question with a series of six panels. Per Session: $30* Whole…
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Virtual Fittings – Yes It’s Possible!

We work with many of our clients remotely -- either because they live outside of the Chicago metro area, or these days so that we can avoid in-person meetings to prevent exposure and spread of COVID-19. Video conferencing via Google Meet is great, we have the ability to see the garments on body live and…
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Garment Fitting Safely During Coronavirus

Since Illinois (and much of the US) shut down in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to shift the way we do business in so many ways. One of the major hurdles to overcome was how to do fittings when we couldn't meet with clients in person. Luckily, we are pretty comfortable…
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We Are Threaded Shaping Fashion Virtual Event

Shaping Fashion is a day-long event with interactive workshops, studio tours, and an ethical marketplace where individuals can learn more about ethical and sustainable fashion and get inspired to align their closet with their values. We are taking our event virtual in honor of #FashionRevolution with workshops, open studio tours, and a chance to meet your…
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