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CustomFab USA visits IFAI 2018!

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CustomFab USA visits IFAI 2018!

It’s that time of year again, the IFAI expo — where piers, competitors, manufacturers, suppliers, inventors, and cut and sew enthusiasts from around the nation come together and get inspired.

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LASER CUTTING: Everything you should know, but probably don't

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LASER CUTTING: Everything you should know, but probably don't

In the cut and sew industry of industrial contract sewing, laser cutting, when used correctly, provides an extensive list of benefits...

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THESE FUTURISTIC TEXTILES ACTUALLY EXIST!

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THESE FUTURISTIC TEXTILES ACTUALLY EXIST!

…as a way to celebrate those synthetic and natural woven fibers we love so much, we’re taking a moment to appreciate how far they’ve come by recognizing some of the mind-blowingly awesome fabrics that might sound sci-fi but actually exist!

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UNZIPPING THE HISTORY OF ZIPPERS

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UNZIPPING THE HISTORY OF ZIPPERS

What most people don’t know about this impactful fashion and (sometimes literally) life-saving device, is that zippers were invented by the same mind that is accredited for coming up with the sewing machine...

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THE AMAZING MULTICAM MIRACLE

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THE AMAZING MULTICAM MIRACLE

Due to the sublimated layout of its random camouflage pattern, MultiCam helps ensure that no two products made with the print are exactly the same...

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INDUSTRY HACK TO MAKE YOUR PRODUCT WITH COLOR

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INDUSTRY HACK TO MAKE YOUR PRODUCT WITH COLOR

These two common-sense insider hacks will allow you to continue diversifying the colorways of your product saving you time, stress, and absurd overheads:  

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The Cut & Sew<br /> of Cutting Tickets

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The Cut & Sew
of Cutting Tickets

While the specifications and intricacies of Cutting Tickets are always different, there are a few core elements that are necessary...

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Top 5 Questions Sewing Contractors Will Ask About Your Product

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Top 5 Questions Sewing Contractors Will Ask About Your Product

Here are the 5 essential questions it helps to know the answers to before a first meeting...

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In-House Tooling: The Contract Sewing Secret

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In-House Tooling: The Contract Sewing Secret

Having an arsenal of the right tooling is the secret ingredient to being a great manufacturer...

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Designing For Machines

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Designing For Machines

Some low hanging fruit to consider when designing for an automated machine is to look at...

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A Strange History of Christmas Stockings

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A Strange History of Christmas Stockings

Ever wonder where the tradition of hanging socks above the fireplace during Christmas comes from?

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5 Strange Facts About Golf Bags

5 Strange Facts About Golf Bags

We bet there’s more than a few interesting facts about its bags you might have missed...