I know the project choice of this event isn’t going excite many but the targeted population and production goals should.
After interviewing social service agencies and workers, we decided to manufacture house dresses for elderly women. Reason being, once society feeds, houses and medicates the elderly, they are largely forgotten.…
I’ll write a post about the progress of the event we hosted last weekend very soon, maybe even tomorrow but for now, you can see photos of the event on the Albuquerque Fashion Incubator website.
Channy Hiersche, posing by the many jackets ready for bagging.…
Late in coming but here is a tl;dr bullet point list of what we have accomplished so far with explanations to follow :
- Found “customers” for the donated coats.
- Nailed down the design -at least four times.
- Determined the size range (6-12).
Sewing Room #1
Okay! So by now you should have read the So I bought a sewing factory post and we can jump into what is going on next and that would be, a manufacturing boot camp session in this place that I’ve envisioned as a prototypically perfect sewing factory for people to visit in the event they want to learn how to set up their own factory, aka, The Sewing Factory School.…
So I bought a sewing factory makes a good title but the truther is that I bought a near perfectly sized industrial building and remodeled it to become a sewing factory. So how did it happen? Well, I was going along, thinking yet again about the dearth of sewing factories in New Mexico and how my business was stuck because I couldn’t really hire anybody to work at my shop at my house because it was at my house, and what or if I should do anything about it.…