June 14, 2019

What You Need to Know Before Having Samples Produced!

  A question I have been asked repeatedly over the years is about working with patternmakers. Once they have finished making your patterns then make sure […]
May 4, 2019

Networking – From Prestwich to Peru and Kathmandu with many interesting stops on the way!

My life’s journey has been a real true story of the POWER of networking! The youngest of three children, a baby boomer, with a natural love […]
May 4, 2019

Knickers, Panties or Thongs?

Whatever the choice there appears to be a technical problem that could be improved upon. As a designer and a technical apparel professional who is also […]
May 4, 2019

Buzzwords that Redefine the Modern Apparel Industry

With the Millennials and Gen Z consumers’ ever-increasing awareness and sensitivity to address sustainability, social injustices, wearable technology and recycling to name a few affecting their […]
May 4, 2019

What is with this trend in the media for the females?

What is with this trend in the media for the females? It seems they all HAVE to wear the “Uniform of the Sleeveless, Short Skirted Dresses”!! […]
March 26, 2019

CUSTOMIZATION & 3D PRINTING IS THE FUTURE – Could it be the solution for the apparel industry?

The apparel industry is at a very crucial cross road. The massive amounts of unsold new clothing end up as waste, and old discarded clothing also […]