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« on: August 16, 2006 05:37:19 PM »

hi all!
my friend and i want to know want to kno the supplies you need to stert a clothing line and the estimated price. If you kno anything about this, please let us know!

Thanks! Grin

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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2006 04:32:41 AM »

hi all!
my friend and i want to know want to kno the supplies you need to stert a clothing line and the estimated price. If you kno anything about this, please let us know!

Thanks! Grin

Yards and yards of material, at least 2 great sewing machines, scads of needles, miles of thread, a good pair of shears, a small pair of snipping scissors, a seam ripper, a bobbin, possibly buttons, snaps, zippers, velcro, dress dummy, fray check, hem tape, a serger, a gross of good sharp pins, good lighting, a large table for cutting, and about $20,000 for a start.

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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2006 07:15:20 AM »

Thank you! your the only one who replied!
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2006 07:17:17 PM »

Not to mention a good accountant, lawyer, the know how of startign up a business and keeping records, a web designer, graphic artist, bank accounts (savings, checkings, maybe a CC, checks in the business name), registerign your business with state and irs, a credit card processer/cart program/paypal/and so on...

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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2006 09:45:03 AM »

Gosh, there a bunch of things you need before you even GET to the sewing part.

Not knowing what you know about creating clothing or your style or your ability to market your finished wares makes me hesitant to spend time formulating an answer.

What do you plan to make, how much all the materials cost, what kind of time you can devote to sales and creation...if you do a search in this forum topic using the word "starting", for example, there are many responses to this kind of question.

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