You’ve been asking, and we are now announcing the next… PeopleWearSF Networking Event San Francisco State University – Downtown Campus 835 Market St, San Francisco, 6th floor Tuesday, June 9, 2015 6-8 pm only PWSF Members Free / Non-Members $20 at the...Read More
New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 Join “Project Runway” designer Alexandria von Bromssen and San Francisco Chronicle Style correspondent Tony Bravo as they give you a behind the scenes look at the most significant trends for fall 2015 that emerged at NYFW and...Read More
As the San Francisco/Bay Area apparel manufacturing gains strength, registration of manufacturers and factories will be a key point to fulfill California law. Registering your manufacturing business that is utilizing sewing factories is very important to protect newly emerging...Read More
We promote innovation in manufacturing and operations and foster industry cohesion. The all-volunteer association maintains an industry directory and instills best practices for its current and future members.
One of PeopleWearSF members, Fashion Incubator of San Francisco, is preparing to launch some of its designers at Bespoke Whitebox Popup retail space at Westfield Centre in downtown San Francisco. We are proud to promote this exciting new retail space, open for most of June only (opening May 28th), so please make the effort to see the talent here in San Francisco! Read more at FiSHRead More
PeopleWearSF continues to support different groups to learn sewing skills, in hopes of encouraging them to join the sewing industry workforce. While being a sewing operator is a skilled job, learning to sew is the first step in becoming a sewing industry professional. It is our hope, with projects like this one, organized by PeopleWearSF President Gail Baugh and treasurer Connie Ulasewicz, will inspire a new generation of local, skilled sewing industry professionals. Read more at SFGATERead More
SF State News – April 24, 2015
Five college students enter San Francisco’s County Jail #2 bringing used, cut-up tablecloths, wearing clothing carefully selected to avoid certain colors, only closed-toed shoes, no jewelry. When they leave, the inmates they have taught come away with sewing skills, handmade tote bags and, the SF State group hopes, interest in a new career path.
For six weeks, San Francisco State University graduate students enrolled in a social entrepreneurship class are teaching female inmates the basics of sewing. This pilot project, organized with the Sheriff’s Department by Professor of Consumer & Family Studies/Dietetics Connie Ulasewicz and Lecturer Gail Baugh, is part of a geometry class offered to inmates that counts toward a high-school equivalency certificate.Read More
You’ve been asking, and we are now announcing the next…
PeopleWearSF Networking Event
San Francisco State University – Downtown Campus
835 Market St, San Francisco, 6th floor
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
6-8 pm only
PWSF Members Free / Non-Members $20 at the door
Learn about the International Fiber Recycling Symposium, that will be in-progress during the day. This special networking event will give you the opportunity to see:
2015 International Fiber Recycling Symposium
Bringing together textile professionals to find solutions for fiber recycling
San Francisco, CA. – March 20, 2015. The International Fiber Recycling Symposium will hold its fifth gathering of textile and fiber industry professionals and academics in San Francisco, CA this coming June 8-10.
This will be the first time the International Fiber Recycling Symposium will be held on the West Coast. There is a growing need to connect interior design and apparel industry leaders and professionals with fiber and textile researchers to create solutions that keeps discarded textiles out of the landfill. Fiber recycling is a concept that is still being introduced in the United States. Over 22 million tons of fiber wasteRead More