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Straight Talk on Garment Manufacturing Registration

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog, Featured Articles | Comments Off

Straight Talk on Garment Manufacturing Registration

As the San Francisco/Bay Area apparel manufacturing gains strength, registration of manufacturers and factories will be a key point to fulfill California law. Registering your manufacturing business that is utilizing sewing factories is very important to protect newly emerging companies and the sewing factories that are producing the products. Take a moment to understand the law, as here presented to you. 1.  Federal labor laws prohibit any sewing at home on products that are to sold at wholesale or retail. 2.  California Department of Industrial Relations: NOTE: from our AUG 4,2012...

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San Francisco Style: THE INNOVATORS

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Dear Friends of FiSF, Please join our esteemed guests and Designers in Residence for this informative panel discussion. Best, Jeanne Allen Executive Director San Francisco Style: THE INNOVATORS What does it take to launch a successful fashion brand from San Francisco? Meet some of the Bay Area’s most influential designers and fashion leaders at our upcoming public workshop and get inspired by their stories. WHEN: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 6:00pm – 6:30pm Networking and FiSF facility tours - 6:30pm – 8:30pm SF Style Panel Discussion and Q&A - 8:30pm – 9:00pm...

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Garment Industry 411 2014 Classes: July-December

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Garment Industry 411 Expert led workshops on Apparel Manufacturing Presenter: Lana Hogue has worked in garment manufacturing for over 25 years. With extensive experience in production, quality control, and operations both in the U.S. and off shore including Asia, Mexico & Central America, South America, and Caribbean Basin. Lana has worked as an employee and a consultant to hundreds of companies from start-ups to $400 million in sales. Her unique perspective will help you understand how to thrive in the world of sewn-product manufacturing, and maximize your return on investment. Register...

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Flavors of San Francisco 2014 Monday, May 12, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM San Francisco, CA

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

“Heads-up about ways to connect with like-minded business owners. There is a collective creativity among fashion, tech, and food. Make the connects for yourself! Attend this event. You must preregister. There is no registration at the door at this high-security space at SQUARE!!” Flavors of San Francisco 6:00pm – 8:00pm Square SF 1455 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Eat, drink and connect at Flavors of San Francisco – San Francisco Small Business Week’s kick-off event! Start off San Francisco Small Business Week 2014 with a bang on Monday night, May 12, 2014...

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Let’s Start Selling Your Line – seminar

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

After the Ivy Moya Fine Fabrics open house, there will be the first seminar in a two-part series “Let’s Start Selling Your Line”. Led by Amanda Watson Tonkin, a local wholesale apparel sales rep. with over 15 years industry experience, this series will cover how to sell your line yourself and/or how to work with a sales rep.  It will run from 6:30-7:30pm with questions and answers afterward. You must register and pay in advance here.  Admission for this first class is $40.00. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  The Eventbrite attendee list generated will be used...

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Mini Fabric Open House

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off

Ivy Moya Fine Fabrics will hold a mini fabric open house for customers with a valid CA resale licenses on Monday, April 28th in Room 501 at the FIDM Campus in San Francisco. This event will be small and only have the following lines on display: a) Robert Kaufman (newest April releases only) b) Zentex – newest releases only – two binders worth. c) Brochot Buttons d)  ***NEW LINE***American Folk and Fabric – printed cotton voile, lawn and poplin, with paisleys, florals, abstracts, fashion prints *and* fashion vinyls and pleathers.. Please note there is no swatching...

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