Workshop | Fabric Identification for Sourcing

  • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, VIC, 3006 Australia

Workshop | Fabric Identification for Sourcing: Terminology & Concepts


Join us for a 3 hour intensive workshop on Fabric Identification for Sourcing; Terminology and Concepts with textile expert Carolina Quintero as part of this year's International Sourcing Expo.

The Details:

WHEN | 10.00 am -1.00 pm on Tuesday 15th November
TRAINER | Run by Carolina Quintero of Fashion Within
WHAT | 3 hour intensive workshop
WHERE | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre as part of the International Sourcing Expo.
ENTRY | $145 via Eventbrite, and Free registration for the Expo HERE

What to Expect:

Whether you are working with local or off-shore suppliers and manufacturers, having a sound knowledge base of key concepts and terminology is essential.

With over 15 years of industry experience, and clients including Jeanswest, Carolina will guide you through what to look for, consider, and ask for when sourcing fabrics for product development.

The 3 hour intensive workshop will provide an overview of the terminology, concepts and identification qualities to aid your businesses sourcing activities and ensure a quality product.

Points covered:

  • Fibers & Yarns: Properties, characteristics, identification and classification.
  • Fabrication: Knits, woven & non-woven, Key terms, quality, weights & characteristics. 
  • Meaning of international certifications: Bluesign, C2C, Oeko-tex, etc.