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Creation Collective Co / Asher + Archer
Founded in 2021, CC.Co is tailored for independent and emerging labels, who value artisan construction techniques and sustainable, ethical processes.

One aspect that makes us different from other manufacturers is that we come from a bespoke, detail orientated, couture background. We cater especially for brands who require lower volumes, and have an interest in the environmental impact of their business. We seek to make long term connections and see our clients as part of our intimate collective. Our ambition is to create an inclusive, supportive and creative environment for independent and emerging designers to thrive and make their mark on the fashion landscape.

Victoria
Melbourne

One aspect that makes us different from other manufacturers is that we come from a bespoke, detail orientated, couture background. We cater especially for brands who require lower volumes, and have an interest in the environmental impact of their business. We seek to make long term connections and see our clients as part of our intimate collective. Our ambition is to create an inclusive, supportive and creative environment for independent and emerging designers to thrive and make their mark on the fashion landscape.

Victoria
Melbourne
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PurePod- Sustainable
Sustainable product design consulting and development

We offer support and consulting for your sustainable and ethical design and product development requirements.
We also create sustainable design and industry workshops for students, groups and industry.

ACT
Farrer

We offer support and consulting for your sustainable and ethical design and product development requirements.
We also create sustainable design and industry workshops for students, groups and industry.

ACT
Farrer
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Laura Lana Creative
Laura Lana Creative is passionate about delivering design and manufacturing services that encourage, inspire and support a unique and truly Australian fashion identity.

- Design & manufacturing consultation for apparel and accessories.
- Connecting brands with local and offshore manufactures.
- Provide tools and establish processes to design, develop and create.
- Supporting Australian brands and the local fashion industry.

VIC
Footscray

- Design & manufacturing consultation for apparel and accessories.
- Connecting brands with local and offshore manufactures.
- Provide tools and establish processes to design, develop and create.
- Supporting Australian brands and the local fashion industry.

VIC
Footscray
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The Social Studio
The Social Studio is a not-for-profit social enterprise providing work and learning opportunities to refugee and new migrant creatives. We are an ECA-accredited manufacturer, socially-conscious retailer and free fashion school, all in one.

Established in 2009, The Social Studio is a recognised leader in arts-based social enterprise. We offer free training in garment-making to people from refugee and new migrant backgrounds through our education partner RMIT, delivering Cert III and pre-accredited programs within a flexible and supportive learning environment.

Our school shares space with our ECA-accredited manufacturing studio, giving students first-hand exposure to the industry as well as the opportunity for paid internships with our talented team of makers. We offer CMT across a range of apparel and homewares products and can also provide additional pattern making, product development and textile design services.

Our online and bricks and mortar retail stores exclusively stock BIPOC makers and brands and is a training and community space for culturally diverse young people. We collaborate with brands and artists across a range of art forms and also create our own in-house label from upcycled and donated fabrics.

All profits from our retail and manufacturing social enterprises support our education programs for refugee and new migrant young people.

VIC
COLLINGWOOD NORTH

Established in 2009, The Social Studio is a recognised leader in arts-based social enterprise. We offer free training in garment-making to people from refugee and new migrant backgrounds through our education partner RMIT, delivering Cert III and pre-accredited programs within a flexible and supportive learning environment.

Our school shares space with our ECA-accredited manufacturing studio, giving students first-hand exposure to the industry as well as the opportunity for paid internships with our talented team of makers. We offer CMT across a range of apparel and homewares products and can also provide additional pattern making, product development and textile design services.

Our online and bricks and mortar retail stores exclusively stock BIPOC makers and brands and is a training and community space for culturally diverse young people. We collaborate with brands and artists across a range of art forms and also create our own in-house label from upcycled and donated fabrics.

All profits from our retail and manufacturing social enterprises support our education programs for refugee and new migrant young people.

VIC
COLLINGWOOD NORTH
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Clothes Minded
Ellen established Clothes Minded with a goal of guiding and assisting fashion businesses, opening their minds to the possibilities of doing better - Better business, better fashion and better world.

Clothes Minded provides a range of services including sustainability consulting, sample making, ethical sourcing, design work and start-up assistance.

Clothes Minded provides a range of services including sustainability consulting, sample making, ethical sourcing, design work and start-up assistance.

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Circular Fashion Collective
An ex-garment manufacturer and current fashion PhD candidate. I am providing fashion design service to local fashion brands which focus on sustainability, as well as sourcing service of small-scale manufacturing and sustainable suppliers.

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Willow Fashion Development
Working with both established fashion brands and start-ups, we work collaboratively with you, to bring your concepts to reality. We offer accurate & creative pattern making, grading, sampling, tech packs and sketches and product development.

I am passionate about what I do and love working with my clients to bring their unique visions to life.

My skills include:

- Accurate & creative pattern making 
- Strong technical skills in garment construction
- Knowledge about ethical practices and sustainable sourcing 
- A thorough understanding of commercial manufacturing processes
- Guidance on the pros and cons of different fabrications and trims and finishes
- Connections with other industry professionals
- I have launched and owned fashion labels over the years. 

VIC
Melbourne

I am passionate about what I do and love working with my clients to bring their unique visions to life.

My skills include:

- Accurate & creative pattern making 
- Strong technical skills in garment construction
- Knowledge about ethical practices and sustainable sourcing 
- A thorough understanding of commercial manufacturing processes
- Guidance on the pros and cons of different fabrications and trims and finishes
- Connections with other industry professionals
- I have launched and owned fashion labels over the years. 

VIC
Melbourne
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Ume Studio
Ume Studio is a full service design agency and consultancy focusing on purpose-led brands across lifestyle, fashion, sports and activewear.

Ume Studio provides fashion industry expertise in strategy, design and digital development, to enable established businesses and emerging startups to responsibly build and scale impactful brands. We support companies with their efforts to innovate socially and environmentally responsible products through informed advisory services and backed by extensive experience in design and sourcing. Alongside that we also offer 3D garment development which aims to minimise environmental waste in the sampling process while optimising the range creation process.

Vic
Melbourne

Ume Studio provides fashion industry expertise in strategy, design and digital development, to enable established businesses and emerging startups to responsibly build and scale impactful brands. We support companies with their efforts to innovate socially and environmentally responsible products through informed advisory services and backed by extensive experience in design and sourcing. Alongside that we also offer 3D garment development which aims to minimise environmental waste in the sampling process while optimising the range creation process.

Vic
Melbourne
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DesignMotiv
DesignMotiv is a textile and fashion design | development studio, specialising in intimate apparel, swimwear, activewear and soft separates. Providing a bespoke service, for start-ups looking for print and full garment development services.

DesignMotiv is a textile and fashion design | development studio, specialising in intimate apparel, swimwear, activewear and soft separates. Providing a bespoke service, for start-ups and established design labels looking for textile print and full garment development services.

Founded by Judy Anderson, DesignMotiv is a textile and fashion design development studio, specialising in intimate apparel, swimwear, activewear and soft separates.

With over 25 years of outstanding international and local expertise, in all aspects of research, design and technical garment development, along with textile design expertise, you’ll gain access to a wealth of invaluable knowledge. Along connections to local and offshore industry professionals and teams.

Expertise
Intimate Apparel & Corsetry | Swimwear | Active & Sportswear | Soft Separates

Services
Surface/Textile Design | Moodboards | Rangeplans | Garment Design | Technical illustrations/CADs | Production Ready Technical Packs | Measurement Specs | Patternmaking and Product Development | Garment Fitting

Want to find out more?

Let’s get in touch to discuss the full range of consulting and contract services we have to offer.

NSW
Fairlight

DesignMotiv is a textile and fashion design | development studio, specialising in intimate apparel, swimwear, activewear and soft separates. Providing a bespoke service, for start-ups and established design labels looking for textile print and full garment development services.

Founded by Judy Anderson, DesignMotiv is a textile and fashion design development studio, specialising in intimate apparel, swimwear, activewear and soft separates.

With over 25 years of outstanding international and local expertise, in all aspects of research, design and technical garment development, along with textile design expertise, you’ll gain access to a wealth of invaluable knowledge. Along connections to local and offshore industry professionals and teams.

Expertise
Intimate Apparel & Corsetry | Swimwear | Active & Sportswear | Soft Separates

Services
Surface/Textile Design | Moodboards | Rangeplans | Garment Design | Technical illustrations/CADs | Production Ready Technical Packs | Measurement Specs | Patternmaking and Product Development | Garment Fitting

Want to find out more?

Let’s get in touch to discuss the full range of consulting and contract services we have to offer.

NSW
Fairlight
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Emma Bovill Studio
Freelance womenswear designer, pattern-maker, pattern-grader and small scale manufacturer

I specialise in womenswear, offering made-to-measure garment making for private clients, as well as pattern-making, pattern-grading and Cut, Make, Trim services for small, sustainable brands.

VIC
Brunswick

I specialise in womenswear, offering made-to-measure garment making for private clients, as well as pattern-making, pattern-grading and Cut, Make, Trim services for small, sustainable brands.

VIC
Brunswick
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Technical Fashion Design Lab
Fashion Tech Pack Design | Technical Design | Product Development | Sample Making | Factory Sourcing | Offshore Production & Manufacturing | Consultations | Australia wide

I help fashion startups and established fashion & textiles brands bring ideas to life and produce quality, profitable and ethical collections. I can work with you on technical design, product development, tech pack design, patternmaking, sample making, fabric and factory sourcing, managing production and QC.

I can give you focussed, flexible attention on the areas you need help with, including:

technical flat drawings / CADs
tech pack design services
brand fit strategy
patternmaking & sample making
fabric & trim sourcing
factory sourcing & liaison
offshore production
ethical garment production
consulting
one-on-one training
referrals to industry experts based on specialisations

New South Wales
Balmain

I help fashion startups and established fashion & textiles brands bring ideas to life and produce quality, profitable and ethical collections. I can work with you on technical design, product development, tech pack design, patternmaking, sample making, fabric and factory sourcing, managing production and QC.

I can give you focussed, flexible attention on the areas you need help with, including:

technical flat drawings / CADs
tech pack design services
brand fit strategy
patternmaking & sample making
fabric & trim sourcing
factory sourcing & liaison
offshore production
ethical garment production
consulting
one-on-one training
referrals to industry experts based on specialisations

New South Wales
Balmain
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Lovely People Studio
A creative design studio for responsible fashion brands

We help you to launch and grow your fashion business with:
- an online print shop with downloadable textile designs
- custom fashion, textile and graphic design
- technical packs and CADs
- ethics and sustainability consultancy

We help you to launch and grow your fashion business with:
- an online print shop with downloadable textile designs
- custom fashion, textile and graphic design
- technical packs and CADs
- ethics and sustainability consultancy

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Melbourne Sewing and Patternmaking
My services include technical garment design, pattern making, sampling, small scale production runs and apparel graphic design.

Melbourne Sewing and Patternmaking is a small, locally owned and operated business, offering a variety of industrial machines for anything from sample development to small scale bulk production runs. With 10 years of industry experience, the owner, Karin, has experience managing everything from mass offshore manufacturing down to developing local prototypes for RFT for the Aus Defence Force. She now enjoys a more hands-on approach, and loves getting to know the legends behind local labels; championing a more sustainable approach to our supply chain and the business of fashion as a whole.

VIC
RICHMOND

Melbourne Sewing and Patternmaking is a small, locally owned and operated business, offering a variety of industrial machines for anything from sample development to small scale bulk production runs. With 10 years of industry experience, the owner, Karin, has experience managing everything from mass offshore manufacturing down to developing local prototypes for RFT for the Aus Defence Force. She now enjoys a more hands-on approach, and loves getting to know the legends behind local labels; championing a more sustainable approach to our supply chain and the business of fashion as a whole.

VIC
RICHMOND
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Quillan
Inspired by our imperfect but beautiful world - Slow fashion, consciously crafted, ethically produced, using sustainable natural & organic fabrics

Quillan is an intriguing amalgamation of passions: Personal expression through the artistry of fashion, natural organic fabrics, supporting small ethical factories and suppliers, sustainable practices, a desire to safeguard our health, and a solid belief in co-creating a better world for all who inhabit this precious Earth.

VIC
Parkdale

Quillan is an intriguing amalgamation of passions: Personal expression through the artistry of fashion, natural organic fabrics, supporting small ethical factories and suppliers, sustainable practices, a desire to safeguard our health, and a solid belief in co-creating a better world for all who inhabit this precious Earth.

VIC
Parkdale
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Fashion Tech & Spec
Fashion Design Services including tech packs, technical drawings, trend reports and prints.

Fashion Tech & Spec is a fashion design studio, specialising in bringing your clothing collection to life! We provide an exceptional service transforming your concepts into reality, ready for manufacturing. We create tech packs, technical drawings, trend reports and print designs.

Fashion Tech & Spec is a fashion design studio, specialising in bringing your clothing collection to life! We provide an exceptional service transforming your concepts into reality, ready for manufacturing. We create tech packs, technical drawings, trend reports and print designs.

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Studio Elastica
Studio Elastica is a fashion design and development studio specialising in swimwear and activewear. Providing a bespoke service, we take your brand vision from concept to end product design.

Studio Elastica is a fashion design and development studio specialising in swimwear and activewear.

With over 25 years-experience designing and developing fashion product for internationally acclaimed brands, our skilled team can take your creative brand vision and work with you to launch a physical fashion range.

We offer bespoke, full-design services and are industry experts in concept creation, garment development and fit.

We work with established designs teams, start-ups, stylists and industry experts to refine and develop concepts and streamline design team procedures and practices.

We offer consulting and contract services across all aspects of fashion design and production.

NSW
Marrickville

Studio Elastica is a fashion design and development studio specialising in swimwear and activewear.

With over 25 years-experience designing and developing fashion product for internationally acclaimed brands, our skilled team can take your creative brand vision and work with you to launch a physical fashion range.

We offer bespoke, full-design services and are industry experts in concept creation, garment development and fit.

We work with established designs teams, start-ups, stylists and industry experts to refine and develop concepts and streamline design team procedures and practices.

We offer consulting and contract services across all aspects of fashion design and production.

NSW
Marrickville
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The Love Life Lab
Helping Fashion Brands Navigate Sustainability

The Love Life Lab with 20 + years Experience in Design, Marketing, Product Development, QC. Production, & Retail. The Love Life Lab has worked with Young Fashion, Apparel, Sportswear & Designer Labels with a Passion for great Design, protecting the Environment, Nature, Health and Human Rights. Following a process of Assessment, Establishing Goals, Roadmaps, Training & Development, Collaborations, New Technologies, Regenerative Agriculture and the Circular Economy to get Results taking us forward together to Better Brands and Building a Brighter Future.

VIC
Northcote

The Love Life Lab with 20 + years Experience in Design, Marketing, Product Development, QC. Production, & Retail. The Love Life Lab has worked with Young Fashion, Apparel, Sportswear & Designer Labels with a Passion for great Design, protecting the Environment, Nature, Health and Human Rights. Following a process of Assessment, Establishing Goals, Roadmaps, Training & Development, Collaborations, New Technologies, Regenerative Agriculture and the Circular Economy to get Results taking us forward together to Better Brands and Building a Brighter Future.

VIC
Northcote
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VIVIAN TUNG DESIGN
FASHION DESIGNER/COUTURIER

Fashion designer and couturier, specializes in occasion wear, also does bridal customization and alterations, costumes designer and styling.

NSW
Macquarie Park

Fashion designer and couturier, specializes in occasion wear, also does bridal customization and alterations, costumes designer and styling.

NSW
Macquarie Park
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Fashion360
Fashion360 prides itself as a pillar of support for early stage, emerging and growing fashion businesses with services extending from business development and skills-based program deliveries, 1:1 Consultations and Product development through to Production and Sales channels.

We deliver Industry specific programs as well as provide Consultations and Product development services for early stage, emerging and growing fashion business.
We strive to be the ultimate Fashion Business Program provider for creatives wishing to run their own fashion businesses alongside recognition for our ability to deliver the highest quality in our product development services
Our USP include detailed information provided by relevant industry experts who span over three decades of experience, and are genuinely invested in the best outcomes for participants, hence always going the extra mile.

QLD
Manly West

We deliver Industry specific programs as well as provide Consultations and Product development services for early stage, emerging and growing fashion business.
We strive to be the ultimate Fashion Business Program provider for creatives wishing to run their own fashion businesses alongside recognition for our ability to deliver the highest quality in our product development services
Our USP include detailed information provided by relevant industry experts who span over three decades of experience, and are genuinely invested in the best outcomes for participants, hence always going the extra mile.

QLD
Manly West
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Guise Shirts
Pattern making and tech pack service

Providing pattern making, grading, tech packs and toiles to new designers and established businesses

VIC
St Kilda

Providing pattern making, grading, tech packs and toiles to new designers and established businesses

VIC
St Kilda
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Atelier Stefani Pty. Ltd.
Atelier Stefani offers handcrafted and custom designed shoes and accessories for women and men as well as a ready to wear range with the option of personalisation.

All our products are made by hand in our design and production studio on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. They are products of meaning that are an extension of the customer's personality and self expression. We offer a unique experience to individuals and other brands, involving them in the design and production process to sustainably create something unique that combines style, comfort and durability.

NSW
North Manly

All our products are made by hand in our design and production studio on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. They are products of meaning that are an extension of the customer's personality and self expression. We offer a unique experience to individuals and other brands, involving them in the design and production process to sustainably create something unique that combines style, comfort and durability.

NSW
North Manly
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Image Digital Australia Pty Ltd
Custom fabric printing, apparel manufacturing, marketing and promotional products.

Image Digital is your local digital eco-friendly fabric printer. Printing on a wide range of fabrics or you can supply your own. We also offer textile laser cutting and local ethical manufacturing as well as a wide range of marketing and promotional products to assist with your business needs. We are registered with the Australian Made campaign for fabric printing and apparel manufacturing.

VIC
Heidelberg West

Image Digital is your local digital eco-friendly fabric printer. Printing on a wide range of fabrics or you can supply your own. We also offer textile laser cutting and local ethical manufacturing as well as a wide range of marketing and promotional products to assist with your business needs. We are registered with the Australian Made campaign for fabric printing and apparel manufacturing.

VIC
Heidelberg West
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IMAGEWORKS
Textiles, Clothing, Fashion & Footwear (TCF) Industry Consulting

We provide a niche, personalised service, and specialised industry and technical knowledge to our government, corporate and industry clients. We liaise closely with industry while operating independently of suppliers and manufacturers.

Products we work with include uniforms, performance and protective clothing (PPC), corporate wardrobes, promotional clothing, accessories and footwear, and health, hospitality and institutional textiles.
We facilitate better procurement outcomes by analysing, simplifying and systemising how our clients identify, purchase and manage their TCF requirements.

IMAGEWORKS uses proprietary and proven tools and templates to address each organisation's specific requirements, and ensure efficiency, transparency and accountability.

We are very hands-on and guide our clients through every step, enabling them to understand and manage priorities and risks, and take control of their procurement processes, outcomes and contracts.

NSW
Five Dock

We provide a niche, personalised service, and specialised industry and technical knowledge to our government, corporate and industry clients. We liaise closely with industry while operating independently of suppliers and manufacturers.

Products we work with include uniforms, performance and protective clothing (PPC), corporate wardrobes, promotional clothing, accessories and footwear, and health, hospitality and institutional textiles.
We facilitate better procurement outcomes by analysing, simplifying and systemising how our clients identify, purchase and manage their TCF requirements.

IMAGEWORKS uses proprietary and proven tools and templates to address each organisation's specific requirements, and ensure efficiency, transparency and accountability.

We are very hands-on and guide our clients through every step, enabling them to understand and manage priorities and risks, and take control of their procurement processes, outcomes and contracts.

NSW
Five Dock
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Jamie Ferris-May Studio
Jamie Ferris-May Studio is a freelance service offering product design and development services, including tech packs and digital patterns to ensure smooth production runs.

Jamie Ferris-May Studio provides design and development services, support and mentoring to established and emerging fashion labels to ensure successful OS or local made product. Jamie's many years of experience and vast knowledge in the fashion industry ensures your product is in capable and professional hands.
Services include:
1. Considered product design and development - ensure the best commercial outcomes.
2. Creative pattern design and sampling - local and OS production.
3. Production-ready tech packs - local and OS production
4. A reliable source of local suppliers and manufacturing services
5. Small-run, sustainable and ethical OS manufacturing services.

VIC
Ascot Vale

Jamie Ferris-May Studio provides design and development services, support and mentoring to established and emerging fashion labels to ensure successful OS or local made product. Jamie's many years of experience and vast knowledge in the fashion industry ensures your product is in capable and professional hands.
Services include:
1. Considered product design and development - ensure the best commercial outcomes.
2. Creative pattern design and sampling - local and OS production.
3. Production-ready tech packs - local and OS production
4. A reliable source of local suppliers and manufacturing services
5. Small-run, sustainable and ethical OS manufacturing services.

VIC
Ascot Vale
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