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Let’s Start Selling Your Line – seminar

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 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 | 0 comments

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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Join PeopleWearSF at DG Expo – May 4th & 5th in San Francisco

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Blog, Featured Articles | Comments Off

Join PeopleWearSF at DG Expo – May 4th & 5th in San Francisco

Where: San Francisco Hilton Financial District – 750 Kearny Street (at Washington), 2nd & 3rd Floors When: Sunday, May 4 / 12 Noon & Monday, May 5 / 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Plus a day of seminars on the 3rd (no exhibits on Saturday) What: dg expo – the FABRIC & TRIM SHOW featuring suppliers with LOW MINIMUMS & STOCK! Materials for Apparel, Accessories, & Home Furnishings. Find the fabrics & trims you want, in the quantities you need. Plus…Textile Classes & Seminars – for more info, details, please visit our www.dgexpo.net Email:...

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San Francisco Factory Tour & Industrial Stitch Types Seminar

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

April 23, 2014 – Industrial Stitch Types Seminar $60 April 26, 2014 – San Francisco Factory Tour – $60 ; or $100 for both  Explore your garment design and production options locally. For start-up and growing apparel companies, come learn exactly what to look for in a sewing factory. See flyer for...

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PeopleWearSF Annual Report

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Blog, Featured Articles | Comments Off

PeopleWearSF Annual Report

www.peoplewearsf.org Connecting professionals in the SF/Bay Area apparel and sewn-products industries   Membership Report–January, 2014 From your President, Gail Baugh   I’m honored to lead PWSF, your trade association, supporting and representing your fashion business. PWSF is the only organization that exclusively represents the apparel and sewing manufacturing industries here in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Our membership is steadily growing, and we expect to further expand our membership base in the coming year. Here is what is coming in 2014: Adding a Marketing Chair to...

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How do consumers spend on fashion apparel? Good to know for your business!

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

While our PeopleWearSF members are producing both locally in this country and offshore, it is important to keep in mind how the national consumer is spending his/her clothing dollars. These statistics are from 2012. It is interesting to compare this information with our local experience here in San Francisco and the Bay Area, where we are experiencing a different level of demand and also demand for factory and retail space. We within the PeopleWearSF community, both experienced apparel industry veterans and others, must share resources and ideas for the goal of a revitalized fashion and sewn...

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