How To Start A Line - The Business Of The Design Business

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Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel

139 East Kilbourn Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Textile Boot Camp - Sourcing - Costing

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Do you have a brand or line idea? Do you know how to talk about fabrics with suppliers ? Do you know how to source fabrics and trims? Do you know how your fabrics and trims will cost into your product?

Learn from three experienced industry professionals who will cover topics across product development, merchandising strategies, design, textiles, quality assurance, sourcing and manufacturing.

Get ready for us to cover some of the most overlooked aspects of launching your brand.

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4:30 pm - 5pm: registration and arrival

5pm- 6pm: Shannon Novy of Edessa School of Fashion

Topics to include: Textile bootcamp- overview of differentiating fibers, constructions, gauge, weight, and other important descriptors to know when working with fabric suppliers.

6 pm - 6:30pm Break for dinner, restaurants of the St. Kate available

6:30pm-7:30pm Sarah Ferrence of Mod. Merchant

Topics to include: Confidently setting your Retails, break down of costing and all factors to consider when creating your cost structure for different channels.

7:30pm- 8:30pm Kelly Mutsch of Ram Group Inc.

Topics to include: Deep dive into sourcing fabrics and trims for small batch production, what to know before building relationships with mills and convertors.

8:30pm-9pm : Q and A and networking opportunity

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Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel

139 East Kilbourn Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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