Some of these things are not like the others: Creating a Range

May 13, 2013
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Sample Room Blog

This one is for those designers just starting out who would like to know a little bit more about the bones of a range.

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Orientation of a Design

April 16, 2013
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Sample Room

Every customer who comes to our business to create a pattern, a sample or a specification has a different end goal in mind. The design brief process helps us understand what that goal is for you.

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What is your target market?

March 13, 2013
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Sample room tips

When you start working with a pattern maker, you’ll need to be really clear about your target market. It’s helpful to do some thinking about this before your first meeting.

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One of these pattern makers is not like the other!

December 11, 2012
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What makes a pattern maker good?

The relationship between a designer and a pattern maker is a unique and close one – it can make or break a range. And as with all relationships, you need to establish great communication.

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If you know what can go wrong, there is more chance of avoiding it!

November 26, 2012
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What can go wrong in fashion

You might remember that last month we talked about how patternmaking is different for different manufacturing methods. This month we want to talk about our favourite topic… selling! Everybody loves a payday, but did you know that the way you sell will change your patternmaking?

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Pattern making isn’t just about making patterns!

October 1, 2012
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Pattern Makers Blog

One of the first questions we are asked is what do we do. You might think that would be an easy question for us to answer, but in fact it’s different for every customer who walks through our doors! The answer is, “it depends on what you need!”.

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