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Fashion Designer Professional Development Seminar and Fabric Tradeshow, benefitting Rightfully Sewn


  • Mohart Multipurpose Center 3200 Wayne Ave Kansas City, MO, 64109 United States (map)

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Fabric Tradeshow Only - $20

Designer Seminar Only - $50

Fabric Tradeshow and Designer Seminar - $65

Student Fabric Tradeshow and Designer Seminar - $45 

 

Rightfully Sewn is proud to provide the following opportunities to Fashion Designers, Professional Seamstresses, Home Sewers, Students, and Sewn Product Manufacturers in Kansas City and the Midwest region:

Two-day fabric tradeshow featuring fabrics, notions, and trims at showroom prices from The Sourcing District (Friday, October 16 and Saturday, 17 from 10am - 6pm)

The Sourcing District is a national industry leader in providing garment construction necessities. Jay Arbetman started his career at 14 years old as a “picker” at his parent’s coat factory in Chicago. He travels the country connecting clients with a wide selection of quality fabrics with continuity from a wide range of suppliers. His offerings will also include notions, labels, hang tags, size tabs, care labels, custom printed trims, zippers, buttons, hardware, and more.

Full-day professional development seminar featuring fashion development and production company, V.Mora (Saturday, October 17 from 10am - 5pm) 

Anna Livermore founded V. Mora in 2008 out of a passion for helping new and emerging designers. What started as a one-woman operation out of Anna’s Chicago apartment grew to a staff of 12 with offices in two cities and clients all over America. She has perfected the process of launching a fashion line by working with the country’s best pattern makers, fabric vendors, sample makers, production managers, manufacturers, models, and photographers.

Topics will include: 
• General overview of nation's current fashion industry
• Common challenges fashion designers face
• Developing and marketing your brand
• Client relationships
• Getting your line to market
• Sourcing: from fabrics to factories
• Working with manufacturers

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