Headcoverings
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Everyone is capable of sewing because putting a hem on a flat piece of cloth is the easiest sewing job in the world.  It is hard to imagine what could be easier than to make than a mantila

That is why children can make clothes for Gap and Nike because the clothes they make are simple once shown how.  They cannot have years of experience because they start making them at 10 years old as soon as they stop playing.  They are not trained, just shown what to do.  Monkey see, monkey do.

She wanted to get her small budget to go as far as possible.  You cannot outsource jobs like this to India or China because that needs scale.  If you pay a westerner to make them most of your budget goes on their labour, healthcare costs, social security, energy costs and minimum wage requirements.

If you make them yourself you retain control of the quality, you can afford better materials, you can produce small numbers of custom designs and you can make sure that if customers want a shorter, fatter, wider, blacker, whiter, most opaque, less opaque or diamond encrusted model that you respond to their needs.  If you grow so big you cannot make them yourself anymore than you can either train staff to do it, Monkey see, Monkey do.  Or you can negotiate with a supplier with full knowledge of the jargon which is going to mean you can get a better deal.
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Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-19-2011, 02:40 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-19-2011, 02:46 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-19-2011, 02:52 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-19-2011, 02:54 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-19-2011, 07:08 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Someone1776 - 08-19-2011, 07:17 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-19-2011, 07:20 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gert - 08-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by MaterLaeta - 08-19-2011, 11:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by jovan66102 - 08-20-2011, 02:13 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-20-2011, 02:33 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Spooky - 08-20-2011, 02:47 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-20-2011, 12:39 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-20-2011, 12:42 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-20-2011, 04:08 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by miss_fluffy - 08-20-2011, 04:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JayneK - 08-20-2011, 05:50 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Historian - 08-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by SavedByGrace - 08-20-2011, 10:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by GraceSeeker - 08-21-2011, 08:25 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Josué - 08-21-2011, 10:39 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-21-2011, 03:36 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-21-2011, 05:49 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by m.PR - 08-21-2011, 06:50 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-21-2011, 07:20 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-21-2011, 07:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-22-2011, 09:57 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-22-2011, 08:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-22-2011, 09:19 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 01:16 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by dymphna17 - 08-23-2011, 02:16 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 02:58 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-23-2011, 06:35 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 03:17 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 04:05 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 04:11 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 05:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-23-2011, 07:59 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 10:26 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 10:36 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aby - 08-23-2011, 11:24 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 11:28 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aby - 08-23-2011, 11:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 08:06 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-24-2011, 08:38 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-24-2011, 09:48 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 02:51 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 03:10 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 03:15 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 03:29 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by trident59 - 08-24-2011, 04:41 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Mithrandylan - 08-24-2011, 05:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 09:39 PM



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