hard work

Does Hard Work Really Pay Off?

When I was growing up my parents always said, “Work hard and…

How to Get Featured by Fashion Bloggers as a Startup Brand

“25 thousand dollars?!” My friend nearly spilled her glass…

Factory45 Success Stories

It’s been over two years since I started Factory45 and began…

How Much Money Do You Really Need to Launch a Fashion Brand?

A few weeks ago you may remember I sent out a questionnaire to…

How to Legally Protect Your Fashion Brand from Copycats

Your product is as unique as you are. With this usually stems…

How to Create Shoppable Instagram Feeds with Your Customers' Photos

In July I asked if anyone would be interested in a live interview…

Sew Shop Talk: Introducing APaDS

Note from Shannon: This is a guest post by Savannah Fender who…
important product testing

The 2 Most Important Things You Should Know About Product Testing

Consider this scenario. You spend years dreaming up the perfect…

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things

Over two years ago, I got an email from an old “blogger friend.” My…

5 Tips for Creating a “Made in the USA” Apparel Company

So, I’ve laid it out before -- new designers tend to have a…

Improve Your Marketing Strategy by Using this One Simple Trick

When I published this blog post two weeks ago it was met with…

7 Tips For Getting a Fabric Supplier to Respond to Your Email

As a new business owner, it is vital that you know how to write…