Consultations

Development & Quoting Consultation $185.00

Sometimes we just need someone to explain the processes, right?

The fashion industry can be hard to navigate but with a bit of knowledge and guidance, you can launch your items with ease and avoid costly mistakes.

Bay Thread is committed to assisting independent designers to develop their collections and a private consultation will help prepare you for the apparel-making process, saving you time and money.

With over 20 years of experience in the apparel industry, we will provide valuable information with a friendly in-person consultation, video session, or phone call. We will answer all your questions and give you proper guidance for the development, production, and sourcing process. Valuable information such as what comes first and helpful tips on requesting color cards, sample yardage, and much much more!

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A Short List of What We Will Discuss & Review

N—01
Review Inspirational images, reference samples, and sketches

understanding your vision is key to a successful launch, together we will review all your ideas and finalize the final design that is needed to move into the development phase.

N—02
Development process overview

learn about the development processes things to consider, things to avoid, questions to ask

N—03
Pre-Production process overview

learn about the steps needed to complete the pre-production processes and why you need to
complete them.

N—04
Mass production overveiw

we will go over the mass production processes, what is needed, how to avoid costly mistakes and
more.

N—05
Sourcing overview, with vendor information

sourcing is difficult but with a little guidance of how to search and what to ask for during each
phase makes sourcing easier, we will give you the right tools and possible wholesale vendor
information that can help.

N—06
Review delivery and turn around completion times

timelines are important we will review an overall time frame for each stage of the processes so
you can plan accordingly.

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Review manufacturing price points

when available we can give you an estimated quote on projected manufacturing costs for each
item. These prices are finalized once we make the first sample.

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Define quotes for each proces

you will receive a clear price point for each service, per item/style so you are able to budget wisely. We do not collect one lump sum we simply collect each fee as we start and complete each service.

We manage each project & client with care from start to finish. Yep, sign me up!

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