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Zipper manufacturers are preparing for a market battle. Opinion Updated Mon at 6:18amMon 1 Apr 2019, 6:18am Combine two rows of fine teeth that lock together, a slider and a tab, and all of a sudden you have a quick way of securely closing a bag, jacket or pair of pants — a zipper.

Zipper manufacturers are preparing for a market battle

These handy, everyday devices were invented in the United States more than a century ago but are now global. Automated Sewbot to make 800,000 adidas T-shirts daily. Technology developed in the USA will be used by a Chinese company to supply European sports brand adidas with T-shirts made in the US by robots.

Automated Sewbot to make 800,000 adidas T-shirts daily

This is a major breakthrough in the automation of garment assembly by the global partnership. Leading sportswear brand adidas is planning to produce 800,000 T-shirts per day using fully automated Sewbot Workline’s supplied by SoftWear Automation, of Atlanta, GA. Tianyuan Garments Company, of Suzhou, China, the largest producer of apparel for adidas worldwide, has partnered with SoftWear Automation to produce the T-shirts at Tianyuan's newly acquired plant in Little Rock, AR, China Daily reports.

Using cameras to map the fabric and robots to steer it through the sewing needles, the system will handle soft fabrics and make the T-shirts for adidas on the system which is scheduled to be fully operational by the end of next year. The Depressing Reality of Being a Professional Corsetmaker — Of Corsets and Cosplay. So!

The Depressing Reality of Being a Professional Corsetmaker — Of Corsets and Cosplay

How can I even afford to keep running this business? Luckily, I have other income. My Masquerade shop brings in some decent business, and my fiance helps me through rough patches, which is way too often for my tastes. That was depressing, right? Fashion must fight the scourge of dumped clothing clogging landfills. Watch: The women whose sewing skills enabled the first walk on the moon. Fashion Revolution Week showcasing 'transparent' Australian designers and manufacturers. Updated Small Australian-made designers are providing relief in the fashion industry by designing and manufacturing their clothes locally as some big players struggle to stay afloat.

Fashion Revolution Week showcasing 'transparent' Australian designers and manufacturers

The Australian textiles industry has become much smaller over the last 50 years, with more than 90 per cent of locals now wearing clothes made overseas. But small businesses like Sydney's Good Day Girl are creating a niche market for local manufacturers and finding success with customers seeking ethical practices and transparency around clothes production. 3 Times This Led To Disaster For Designers - Ragtrader. Lisa Ho: stock for miles Enough dress bags to last two years, enough shoes boxes to run a race around Surry Hills and 43 kilometres of unused fabric with a value of between $400,000 - $500,000.

3 Times This Led To Disaster For Designers - Ragtrader

These were some of the stunning revelations administrators for designer label Lisa Ho revealed at a Ragtrader Live conference. Daily Telegraph. To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. How design rip-offs are hurting Australia's small clothing manufacturers. Posted.

How design rip-offs are hurting Australia's small clothing manufacturers

Online 'pirates' ripping off Australian designers, prompting calls for 'urgent' law update. Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.

Online 'pirates' ripping off Australian designers, prompting calls for 'urgent' law update

Video: Protecting your designs (Lateline) Knock-offs, pitfalls and start-ups: Alex Perry on Australia's fashion industry. Updated Leading Australian designer Alex Perry says people thought he was mad when he started out in the fashion business, but he is the first to admit he has no idea how anyone could make it in today's world.

Knock-offs, pitfalls and start-ups: Alex Perry on Australia's fashion industry

We spoke to the fashion guru about his thoughts on the state of the industry, dealing with knock-offs and his advice to help the future of Australia's design industry. On starting out in the industry. TFIA Directory - Home. Social Alterations. Josefa Da Silva Catwalk Champions Diversity At New York Fashion Week. NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Models walk the runway at Josefa da Silva - Art Hearts Fashion NYFW Fall/Winter 2016 at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on February 15, 2016 in New York City.

Josefa Da Silva Catwalk Champions Diversity At New York Fashion Week

(Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images For Art Hearts Fashion) NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: A model walks the runway at Josefa da Silva - Art Hearts Fashion NYFW Fall/Winter 2016 at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on February 15, 2016 in New York City. Fashion Revolution (fashion industry transparency) By Harriet Lamb 1 year ago However much we know about history, it still strikes a visceral blow to think how previous generations actually lived with the acceptance of the transatlantic slave trade as a normal part of life.

Fashion Revolution (fashion industry transparency)

I was recently asked what it is that we live alongside now that will astound future generations. This is a good question to ponder as we mark in 2015 the European Year of Development, celebrating the commitment of people across the EU to play their part in tackling global poverty. A Documentary Film. About — Cotton Road. Partial funding for Cotton Road provided by: Council of International Education, Fulbright Scholars Program The Fledgling Fund The South Carolina Humanities Council University of South Carolina Research Opportunity Program University of South Carolina Creative and Performing Arts Grant Program Frank W.

Director, Producer, Videographer, EditorLaura Kissel Producer in China Li Zhen ComposerFang Man Director of Audience Engagement and OutreachJessica Bichler. Clean Clothes Campaign. Labour Behind the Label. #whomademyclothes.

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Fashion Incubator » Table of Contents. Faceup Stories: 22 {Monster High Draculaura} 15940.pdf. Online Game : Unfair Factory. Baby, Toddler & Children Clothing websites. Ethics in Clothing Production. Intellectual Property Rights for fashion Designers. Clothing Labelling Requirements Activity Hyperlinks. Manufacturing Techniques. ICTs in Textiles and Fashion. TCF Industry Information. What is a Bill of Materials (BOM) What is a sketch sheet. What is cuttable width? Posted by Kathleen Fasanella on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm / Designers must know, Production / Trackback 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. An example is the brocade above.

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