By Anya Ferring The most misused and abused words in the world of fashion are ‘Prêt-à-Porter’ and ‘Haute Couture’. While these terms are casually thrown around by even the most seasoned designers, there are indeed very specific meanings to the

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By Anya Ferring So you want to know about designing your own fabric? If you are curious about the process, make sure to plan on buckling in for a long ride!  Below is a general outline of the process involved from

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By Anya Ferring So you’ve started your designs, sourced your fabrics, and developed your own first pattern sample. Great work! However, even if you have what you believe to be a perfect pattern and a first prototype sample already sewn

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By Anya Ferring Made in America is a movement that has not only been embraced by the fashion industry, but by other manufacturers as well. New generations of companies are making higher-end products not only in clothing, but in everything

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By Anya Ferring Many designers and brands tend to leave one of the most important aspects of managing their product until the very end of the manufacturing process: quality control. Little mistakes that were made during the sample process that

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By Anya Ferring Have you ever wondered who made your clothes, where they live, and what their working conditions are like? Most clothing from most brands has travelled halfway around the world, passing through the hands of cotton farmers, spinners,

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Friends! Please join us and bring your “light” to a memorable evening on Wednesday, September 21st at ArtBeam Gallery. As an Ambassador for The Paper Fig Foundation, the Factory8 is pleased to promote this inspirational initiative dedicated to empowering women and sustainable community

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We get a lot of questions about our billing protocols, so here is a post to further explain our costing structure: For Development: -All development is billed a la carte, so there is a separate charge for pattern, muslin, and

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Catch The Factory8’s JR Morrissey at Not Just A Label’s innovative speaker series on Made In New York: Tuesday 8th December | 6PM MANUFACTURING INNOVATION IN NY An Introspective Lens on New York City’s Ecosystem of Makers Tara St James,

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