FIT is back with their annual CitySource 2017 sourcing seminar for emerging designers and small businesses. With 65 local New York vendors on site, attendees can meet a variety of sample and patternmakers, trim shops and manufacturing resources. Participating companies include TrimLab, Baikal, C&J Sportswear, Waterberry Button and more.
There will also be a full day of demonstrations and seminars from industry experts. All are free to attend, but registration is required and the lineup includes:
10:15 to 11:15 – Demo: Leather Techniques, Lorna Nixon, Lorna Nixon
11:30 to 12:00 – Seminar: Sustainability Storytelling, Magnifeco, Kate Black
12:15 to 1:15 – Demo: Shoe Making, Brooklyn Shoe Space, Bonine Andrus
1:45-2:15 – Seminar: Production, Contractors and Costs, Shiloh Byrd, Jene Stefaniak
2:30-3:30 – Demo: Making a Floral Headpiece, M & S Schmalberg, Adam Brand
3:45-4:15 – Seminar: How to Develop a Leather Handbag, Baikal Leather, Nicole Levy
Fashion Institute of Technology, John Reeves Great Hall
7th Avenue and 28th Street, New York
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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