Month: October 2011

I have a prototype but I don’t have a pattern

By definition (see the preceding entry), you cannot have a prototype if you don’t have a pattern. It is impossible. I do not doubt you have a nicely constructed sample of what you envision your product to look like and perhaps even rough figures on fabric needs and maybe even an idea of what it will cost to sew it up -although I strongly doubt the latter.…

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What’s a prototype and when do you need one?

This is the first of two posts; I’ve had several questions over the past few days on a specific aspect which I’ll write about next.

Most of the question about what is a prototype can be answered in my book or in a post I wrote five years ago called Muslin, “muslins” & protos or in the post I wrote last year called the 13 different kinds of samples.…

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