Courtesy of Random.org, the winner selected from the 17 qualifying entries was number 11. Congratulations to Erin, winner of this latest giveaway from the review of Fabric for Fashion, The Swatch Book. That said, everyone wins -Laurence King is offering a 35% discount for this title through Jan 5, 2015.…
May as well dispense with formality and open with my conclusion, I’m designating Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book as a must buy for fashion oriented entrepreneurs who aren’t textile experts (most of them).
Maybe I should start by explaining what this book isn’t.…
What is cuttable width and why does it matter?
1. Cuttable width is the measurement of fabric from side to side, less the selvedge. Usually.
2. It matters because the marker must be made to use only the inside area of the fabric.…
Please note that this applies to fabric for production. I realize that not everyone has the option to buy full bolts wholesale when they’re first starting out or even know how to buy wholesale fabric . This post is intended to help you understand that the fabric store is not a long term strategy.…
The winner of Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Designdonated by Laurence King Publishing is Amrit in SF. Yay!
As a reminder, here are the details about this book.
Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design by Bradley Quinn
650 illustrations, 312 pp
Publisher: Laurence King (link to purchase on publisher’s site)
And not to belabor the point but everybody wins with the 35% off promotional code BACKTOSCHOOL13, at Laurence King Publishing.…