We decided to take a chance and book a fabric tour on line and spent the morning on a private tour with Liz who was outstanding. Our college junior is a budding fashion designer with fashion show in the fall, and he needed more fabric. We had been to the Garment District before but were overwhelmed by the many choices for buying fabric. Liz simplified all of that. She took us to a variety of stores in all price ranges and included notions and trim shops. She also took us to a book shop that was just for fashion mags and related publications. In addition, we learned a lot about history of the area. Most importantly she talked to our son about all aspects of design and having a fashion line. Liz’s experience and expansive knowledge made it a great day for all of us. We returned to buy fabric the next day. Thank you Liz!
— T.G.
 
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Fabric, Notions, & Trims Tour

 

Led by a fashion designer and licensed NYC tour guide, this tour leads you through NYC's historic Garment District's shops.

We'll meander through the area stopping at local fabric, notions, and trim shops with a stop at a special Project Runway location.

We'll also visit a local workroom for a behind the scenes look at the industry. Meet the people running the small businesses supporting the Garment District and its designers. Walk through their spaces, see the work they do, and build your library of resources for all your future projects.

This is the perfect tour for DIY'ers, home sewers, designers, fashion students, and anyone interested in this tactile experience. Be a designer for the day and get those creative juices flowing! All ages welcome!

Duration: 3 hours - additional time may be added for $25/half hour.

Price: $100/person

 
 
 
 

All photography on this website by Elizabeth Evertsz