APPAREL WIZ FOR THE APPAREL BIZ Accessories and Home Furnishings too....
Expert product develpment services. 33 years experience in the apparel, accessory and home furnishings industries from San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.
Product Development: I work with other professionals to provide Pattern making, Grading, Specifications for Measurements and Construction, Marking, Graphic Design (creative and technical) and Factory referrals. Concept to production, bringing product to life.
Custom Block development available as a service based on your company standards.
Sourcing: Swatches available from the current library as well as sourcing of new fabric and trims. I regularly attend the LA International Textile Show for current fabrics.
Business consulting and planning.
Vistis available to my San Francisco studio with optional meetings by telephone.
Training on PAD pattern making software. New to PAD, or just considering this software. Contact me for the ins and outs. I've used PAD for 15 years.
Graduate of Otis Art Institute/Parsons School of Design.
Here is a partial list of the Companies I have worked with: Womens and Childrens wear: DKNY, Ann Taylor, Bloomingdale's Private Label kids, Nautica,Esprit, Gymboree, Athleta, Title 9, Ariat
Outerwear, Workwear and Fuctional Apparel: Patagonia, Erickson Outdoors, the North Face, Sierra Designs, Edgevale USA, Titleist Foot Joy, Ibex, Giro.
Uniforms: National Forest Service and an International Organization
Men's wear: Honourmark, Pladra
Home Furnishings: American Pacific for private label
My partner and I have developed a line of Tee Shirts and Jeans to be used as the basis for new designs and as is. Go to: https://theFitBlock.com to see our current offerings of downloadable files. Well fitting pattern blocks available for Tee Shirts and Jeans, in slim and regular fit. Men's and Women's sample sizes.
Measurement Guides for Tops, Bottoms and Jeans.
Fashion Group International
Project Management World
National Association of the Self Employed
All major credit cards accepted.
Thank you for your interest in ApparelWiz and the Fit Block.