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SEWN GOODS 101 WORKSHOP
Learn about domestic textile production through a hands-on experience
Two-day workshop teaches you how to efficiently build a U.S. supply chain and partner with manufacturers to have a successful, long-term relationship. Includes hands-on fabric and materials sessions, guest Q&As with supply chain partners and tours of manufacturing facilities.
Held in Conover, NC
2018 Dates: Jan. 30-31, April 11-12, June 20-21, October 2-3, November 7-8
Only 10 participants/workshop
INTERACTIVE SEWN GOODS WEBINARS
Learn more about the production process from our Project Coordinator
We offer our Sewn Goods workshop as an interactive experience with our Project Coordinator. Webinars range from a half-hour to one-and-a-half hours. Pick the modules you're most interested in and schedule a time that's convenient for you.
$50/module: Tags & Labels, Dyeing & Printing
$75/module: Production, Fabric & Material Sourcing, Design & Patternmaking
$300 for the five-part series
CRAFTED PRODUCTION AND DEMOCRATIC WORKPLACES
Learn everything you could ever want to know about cut and sew manufacturing
An opportunity to learn about opening, growing or partnering with crafted production cut and sew factories. Spend a week in the Carolinas with the CTD and our manufacturing partners to learn about client and supplier relations, production workflow, equipment and infrastructure, finding and retaining employees, operating a democratically run facility, interacting with modern demand and more.