Sourcing Sustainable Materials Masterclass – 2 Sessions

1500.002200.00

Every designer and brand has an imperative responsibility to understand the environmental impact of their sourcing decisions and need to educate themselves to make better fabric and material choices. Join Sonica Sarna in this in-depth class on sourcing organic, regenerative, and sustainable materials.

In session 1 we will cover,
* The multi-dimensional impact of choosing eco-friendly fabrics on people and ecosystems.

*  Fiber, yarns, weaves, and dyes- the various elements that come together to create a sustainable fabric.

*  Industry certifications, trademarks, symbols

* What they mean and how they all compare.

* A deep dive into organic, sustainable, and regenerative fibers, yarns, fabrics, and dyes.

* How to compare and select among options

* Minimums, lead times, quality, cost, and other constraints to navigate.

In session 2 meet leading organic sustainable fabric suppliers and mills, ask questions and gain a practical and well-rounded understanding of the ethical material sourcing process. Grow your network, begin the process of building meaningful industry partnerships. Receive a list of ethical sources curated by Sonica.

CLASS TIME : 

Session 1: 9th July 2022

Session 2:   to be announced

*No COD available for class booking

 

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How to responsibly source organic, regenerative, and sustainable materials, develop long term fair trade artisan partnerships

What you will learn

Organic, regenerative, sustainable, recycled, fair trade, natural dyed, and much much more. The gold standard for sustainability seems to be a moving target.

Learn from Sonica recognized as an industry leader in sustainability on what’s right for your business.

Jamdani Pink Blouse Artisan
Industry Networking

Meet the educators

Learn a fact and research-based multi-dimensional approach to sustainable sourcing of materials. Learn the practical tools necessary to help your business become increasingly sustainable over time.

Sonica Sarna

Sonica Sarna brings over two decades of expertise in apparel design and production, artisan partnerships, and sustainability to this course that she has designed to help designers and entrepreneurs find their unique mission to create a positive impact in the fashion industry. She is a bridge between a traditional and modern approach to sustainability and teaches from real-time experience in various aspects of fashion and sustainability.

Guest Mentors

In session 2 meet leading organic sustainable fabric suppliers and mills, ask questions and gain a practical and well-rounded understanding of the ethical material sourcing process. Grow your network, begin the process of building meaningful industry partnerships. Receive a list of ethical sources curated by Sonica.