Guide to Fabric Sourcing: Important Points  There’s only so much that you can learn from vendors whom you purchase your fabric from; there’s only so much time in the day, and they don’t have the time to educate you on the ins and outs of fabric sourcing. That is why we are here to help.…

As a designer, your fabric is the heart and soul of your business. Choose correctly, and you could create the next iconic collection. Choose wrongly, and your promising ideas could be destroyed. So, how do you go about sourcing the fabric that will do justice to your designs? You’ll need to find the best suppliers,…

The first part of coming up with any new fashion design is deciding the type of fabric that will be used to create the clothing. This is where fabric sourcing comes in. Fabric sourcing is when you determine how and where you will obtain the materials needed for your clothing. The better quality material you…

The clothes you make are only as good as their fabrics. To purchase the strongest and most attractive materials out there, try these sourcing techniques on for size (pun intended). 1. Where Do You Turn? Fabric stores probably won’t be much use to you when you’re sourcing. That’s because the amount of material they have…

Consider if You Need to Be Able to Dye the Fabric There are times when you will want the piece that you are creating to have specific colors in them. If you cannot find the color that you want in a fabric, look for a fabric that you can dye to the perfect color. There…