What do things really cost? How much should you spend on fabric? Notions? Tools? Equipment? Get the basics of everything you need to know in order to set up a comprehensive cost sheet that will account for all of your expenses. Learn a costing strategy that will allow you to plan for what you can afford before you start designing your line or purchasing fabric. That will help you determine how much to charge for your product. You’ll also receive handouts and tools to take home with you. Pre-req: Must know Excel or have taken the Excel for Apparel class. Step 5 of the 12-part Fall Apparel Entrepreneur series
Sign up for the series and get your free copy of “Boutiques Guide: Portland”. Your guide to locally owned boutiques selling independent design with features on 34 carefully chosen shops with pictures and plenty of useful details. There are maps to find your way around plus tips on where to get a bite to eat and find a happy hour!
Instructor:Adam Andreas, senior product developer, Columbia Sportswear
Cost/Cost Options:$780 for the series; $65 for this class alone
Bring a laptop computer loaded with Excel to this class. Also come prepared to take notes.