Online Training Course Listings
All courses are pre-recorded and available now, at your own pace
NEW DESIGNER PROGRAM – STARTUP COURSE
This is the complete “How to Start a Fashion Business” Course. It’s the step-by-step guide to starting a business the right way. It includes all the things I wish I knew before I started my line presented in a clear, concise, real-world style. This course includes 9 modules of training via video and audio mp3, worksheets to keep you organized, PDF downloads, cost sheets, and more. If you’re looking for a “make your dream a reality” story this is not it. This is nuts and bolts on the BUSINESS side of things.
GET YOUR PRODUCT INTO MORE STORES
Do you want to get your product into more retail and online stores? This course gives you the proven process to approach a retailer, the scripts to use with buyers, the perfect email pitch template, how to follow up, how often to follow up before you feel like a stalker, etc. This course is 3 robust online Sessions of video training + worksheets, templates, and scripts. You also get a Purchase Order (order form) template and a Line Sheet template to tweak and use as your own.
MINI-WORKSHOP: HOW TO BOOK A TRUNK SHOW WITH A BOUTIQUE
This class teaches a strategy that was originally created for a private womenswear client who was who was having trouble booking Trunk Shows. She tried for three MONTHS to book a show (a high-end product) and was totally frustrated and exhausted. Then she used this system and booked 2 shows in 2 days. Bam. More clients have tried this step-by-step “Trunk Show Packet” system and it’s working for them too!
MINI-WORKSHOP: COSTING AND PRICING YOUR PRODUCT
You’ll learn Jane’s exact pricing formula and how to use it for your business, what goes in your cost sheet and what to leave out, how to eliminate the guesswork and feel confident about your pricing, healthy margins for wholesale, online selling, and trunk shows, and the simple BACKWARDS strategy to make sure your product profitable. You also get a downloadable Costing Template to use for your products with formulas pre-loaded (excel).
HOW TO WORK WITH A SEWING CONTRACTOR
You’ll learn the steps involved in finding an apparel manufacturer, how to work with them, and what they expect of you. Including… 5 ways to find the manufacturer that’s a fit for YOUR product, what you MUST bring when you visit a factory, what questions to ask a sewing contractor before you start working with them, what’s the deal with asking a manufacturer to sign an NDA, the right way to get a price quote from an apparel manufacturer