Starting your own clothing line is exciting! But if you’ve never done it before, knowing how to get from point A to point B can be confusing and overwhelming. One of the first things you’ll need to do to start selling your own clothing line is to find a manufacturer who can make your designs at a cost that you can afford and in a quantity that you can actually sell to customers.
The Amazon Effect tells the story of Amazon Fashion, a strong competitor in retail, grabbing as much as 4% of all U.S. retail sales in 2017. As an online shop owner, brick-and-mortar boutique owner, or fashion entrepreneur, it’s wise to plan out a solid retail strategy that will make your business sustainable for years to come in spite of challenges like Amazon Fashion.
Why Fabric Matters When You Make Clothes The most important component of a garment is the fabric. It doesn't matter how well crafted the seams of the garment are – if it the clothing is made from the wrong fabric, it will not do justice to the design and will look like a disaster. Picture this: you have an awesome idea, you make the sketch, and you turn it into a sewing pattern. The next step is to make it, but in order to do that you need the fabric. Read on for our tips on making fabric shopping easier:
What Do Fabrics and Fibers Mean in the Fashion Industry? Fabric is a term you'll encounter a lot in the fashion industry. If I ask you to tell me what fabrics are, you will say, "Easy, it's what we use to make a garment, right?" What if I ask you to tell me what a fiber is, or to tell me the difference between a fabric and a fiber. Would you be able to answer that? Read on, and we'll review the difference between fabrics and fibers.
Are you ready to make your own clothing line? What if I said that every designer, boutique owner, or fashion entrepreneur who wants to break into the fashion industry has faced the same problem? Better yet, what if I showed you how to leverage the manufacturing process by making it as simple as possible?