Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fall 2015 Internship Opportunity at Succarra Showroom

Fire and Ice Tres Fashion Show

Fire and Ice Tres Fashion Show benefiting The Family Place
The fashion show features three national stores and three designers. It will also feature 3 different music artists and is a 3 day fashion show. The show is being organized by Jennifer Hobson Productions and RA Lifestyle Management. Students get $10 off tickets prices if they wish to attend. The Promotional Code for the discount is: CollegeId. 


For questions, please contact Monica Zavala at mozavala.mz@gmail.com.

Design/Production Assistant at Trenditions L.L.C.

Job Description:
Seeking eager fashion design assistant/production manager to assist in western accessory design for wholesale company, and to maintain production schedule and orders. Must me design minded with a strong attention to detail to maintain order and sale quantities for ordering purposes. We sell to all major Western chains including Cavender's, Boot Barn, Shepler's, Gebo's and many independent retailers. We include brands Wrangler, Wrangler Rock 47, Catchfly, Hooey, Way West, and Realtree.
Needs to be proficient in Illustrator, and Photoshop. Job will entail creating spec sheets, overseeing product development while communicating with China. Must have a four year degree in design or business, with knowledge to meet job requirements. Please contact with portfolio ready to view.
Please email Tiffani Thompson at tthompson@trenditions.com. To be included in the interview process please submit two sketches or illustrator designs to the listed email. Designs need to be western inspired just to ensure comprehension of our industry. Please put your best foot forward. Look forward to receiving your designs.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The 2014 Texas Make It With Wool Contest

The 2014 TMIWW contest to be held in Brownwood November 22 at the 4-H Conference Center must be post marked by October 15th. That is one month from today!  Information and rules can be found at http://www.makeitwithwool.com/. Age groups are:

  • Preteens, age 12 and under
  • Juniors, ages 13-16
  • Seniors, ages 17-24
  • Adults, age 25 and older

The category you enter will be determined by your age as of December 31 of entry year. Anyone regardless of race, creed or sex who meets age and other guidelines may participate. Contestants must select, construct and model their own garments. Made for others entries: the intended wearer must model garments. Fabric must test 60% wool. There is also Felted 3-D Art!

A serger sewing machine has been donated by Linda Treibs in memory of her mother Lillian Wissemann for the winner of the preteen division. Junior and Senior winners receive $100.00 and a full paid trip to National contest in January to Sparks, Nevada outside of Reno. Adult winner receives $100.00. Their garments are sent in for national judging and if they win they receive an all expense trip to National MIWW which takes place during the American Sheep Industry Convention Jan. 28-31, 2015 in Sparks. Everyone receives wool fabric from Pendleton Mills. The Mohair Council of America and Texas Delaine Association give additional prizes.

There are Texas Only competitions that included 3D Art Felting, Wearable and Non-wearable Accessories and Made for Others. Cash prizes are awarded and everyone receives a felted money change purse sponsored by Elizabeth Daniell Boutiqu in Comfort, Texas or Pendleton fabric.

All this is made possible by The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers, The Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Auxiliary and The Hill Country Chapter of TSGRA!! Find more information at “Texas Make It With Wool” on facebook and http://www.tsgra.com/index.php.

Contact Brenda Seidensticker at 830-995-2589 or 55ranch@hctc.net for sewing contest information and Suzy Stewart at 830-669-2204 or suzyjo@ctesc.net for 3D art and Texas Only contest information.

Creative Women's Coference

Position Openings at Ivy Jane

Monday, August 18, 2014

Locker Rentals for Welch Street Complex I

Locker Rentals for Welch St. Complex I
Wednesday, Aug. 27: 9am-4pm
Thursday, Aug. 28: 9am-4pm
Art Bldg. Gallery Foyer on the first floor.

Welch Street Complex I, Fashion Design Lockers: 
·     $8 per student , students must share lockers ($8 total ), cash or check
·     This is for both fall & spring semester rental
·     Need student ID & proof of enrollment in ADES 2550, 3550 or 4550.
·     Need to have a combination lock at time of rental to be able to rent.