Fabric and Printing

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Fashion Design, Follow the Label, Industry Know How, Lifestyle, Manufacturer, Sample Room Solutions |

  Photo: Sample Room's Workroom As an emerging designer, how do you know what to do to achieve the look and finish for your designs? And if you want prints or logos on the fabric, whether small or all over, which is the best way to go ahead with that? Is it easiest to purchase the type of fabric you’re after with the prints already on them? But what about your logo? How does that get printed? What if the print is a specific design in itself – which is the best way to...

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Did you attend the International Sourcing Fair?

Did you attend the International Sourcing Fair?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Industry Know How, Manufacturer, Sample Room Solutions | 0 comments

Last week I headed to the International Sourcing Fair in Melbourne. It was my first time attending in Melbourne. The expo is always on at a particularly busy time of year so I have not managed to make it there previously. There are 2 reasons I visited: Firstly, I wanted to meet with some of the manufacturers to find out about the product they produce, the quantities and processes they follow. I am not opposed to offshore production at all; however, I do believe there is a...

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