NYC: The Fashion District Source Book

February 28, 2008 • Lifestyle


If you have have been to New York City’s legendary Fashion District you recognize the giant button and needle. Or maybe your recognize it from Project Runway. Now, with the help of a new guide, everyone from fashionistas to home sewers
can find their way to the same materials used by the brand name designers
and manufacturers.

Produced and published by the Fashion Center
Business Improvement District
, The Fashion District Source Book is the
perfect guide for the home sewer, crafter, fashion student, decorator,
stylist, or designer….and shopper.

Written by budding designers Jocelyn Simms and Victoria Somers, the book is organized into twelve sections, covering fabrics, leather, fur, home
décor, lace, bridal, trim, patterns, beading, buttons, and notions, the
source book is a great tool for uncovering the Fashion District’s unique
deals and products. There are also sections on the best places to swatch
fabric, fabric description breakdowns, tips,  directions and a map.

Fashion District Source Book is available at the Fashion
Center’s Information Kiosk on Seventh Avenue at 39th Street in Manhattan or
online at

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