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Improving Your Fit and Grading For Your Market

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Artspace

201 East Davie Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

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This is a free one hour monthly meeting for apparel professionals and Indy fashion designers looking to grow long-term in the business the first Thursday of each month over seven and eight figures revenue a year. Focus is on making a living off your work over $100,000 year and living a comfortable life instead of starving in fashion.

This month we'll be talking about the grading masters in the business and common grades used depending on your target market to determine fit quality. Industry veteran and patternmaker, Elizabeth White will be available and demonstrate manual grading using a grading machine as well as discuss some of the freelance patternmaking services she offers fashion designers in the area.There are 30 major different systems of grading used in the business. We'll discuss both manual grading and how to use a grading machine, draping, and using the computer for CAD. Wifi is available. Please arrive on time as we will have a 15 min presentation by an industry patternmaker followed by a question/answer session and meet and greet. You are welcome to bring your patterns or nested grades if you want to share it have an expert review your work.

Next meeting topics:

Feb 7th @ 7-8 pm 3 Great Ways To Sell Your Line To Retailers

March 7th @ 7-8 pm Resource Exchange

Future Topics TBD: We are always interested in suggestions for new topics. Please feel free to email us at: dara@hauspage.com

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