4 DEVELOPING THE DESIGN

ALA CARTE'
*Packages available below
LEARN HOW TO MANAGE THE ENTIRE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS BEFORE STARTING! Learn to fil out development documents, cost your garment, source your materials, fill out grading/marking tickets, cutting tickets, sewing contracts and quality control your product!
Educate Yourself
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Create Cohesive Collection
Learn to create cohesive collection
**Provide 1st draft working flats to pattern maker
Learn to draw flats
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***Yardage is estimated and added to cost sheet to estimate fabric costs
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***Trims are estimated and added to cost sheet to estimate trim costs
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***Pattern piece quantities are added to cost sheet so brand can estimate grading, marking, production cutting and production sewing costs based on quantity
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***Estimated grading information is filled out to figure estimated grading costs at $8/pc and added to estimated cost sheet
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***Estimated marker information is filled out to figure estimated marker costs at $3/pc and added to estimated cost sheet
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***Estimated production cutting ticket is filled out to estimate production cutting costs at $7/pc and added to estimated cost sheet
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***Estimated seam quantities are added to cost sheet to estimate sewing costs at $1.50/seam at over 100 garments
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**Inspiration measurement specs provided to pattern maker
Learn to spec
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**Fabric/Trim sourcing – vendor information provided, fabric/trim details provided, color ways, fabric/trim info added to development pack.

QC Check point: brand approval required!

Learn about textiles and sourcing

Get help sourcing

Get brand logo labels designed

Get brand logo labels made

Fabric print designed (if applicable)

Get help designing print

Fabric printing/dying (if applicable)

Find a printer

PACKAGES
 
*Learn to DIY in the Design & Manufacturing Consultation
 
*Development Package
*Hire a Design/Production Manager to help you move through the steps above

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It is also part of AZ's fashion incubator building F.A.B.R.I.C. offering fashion education, design services, business incubation/acceleration, consulting, design studio, fashion supplies, co-working, apparel manufacturing, events and more. 

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