Course curriculum

  • 1

    Resources for production and business plan

    • Introduction

    • Sustainable Production

    • Production planning templates

  • 2

    Problem solution fit to achieve the Sustainable Developent Goals

    • Fashion and Sustainable Development Goals: what problems are your brand solving?

    • Fashion Revolution Portugal: Pricing and Transparency

    • How to build a sustainable production plan by Michelle Sherurina

    • Task 1 - Problem Solution Fit

    • Task 2 - brainstorming

  • 3

    Sustainable production I

    • Introduction

    • Vídeo Production with Michelle Shehurina

    • Organic Fabrics blog post

    • Paper prototyping and circular design

    • Fabrics Explanation by Rosa Nascimento

  • 4

    Sustainable Production II

    • Introduction

    • How to start your project with zero budget

    • Certifications

    • Sustainable fibers and fabric suppliers

    • Product Datasheet

  • 5

    Eco-friendly labels and tags suppliers

    • Labels and tags

  • 6

    Manufacturers profiles

    • Slow Innovation Brands - Online business incubator presentation

    • CODE 01: PORTUGAL - Clothing/ underwear/ shoes/ home deco

    • CODE 02: PORTUGAL - Clothing and Private label

    • CODE 03: GREECE - GOTS certified production - full service

    • CODE 04: PORTUGAL - Swimwear

  • 7

    Exclusive interviews with European Sustainable Fabric Suppliers

    • Interview with Nicolo from Subalpino (Italy)

    • Interview with Nuno Malheiro from Tintex (Portugal)

    • Exclusive interview with Dr. Matias Langer from Peace Silk

  • 8

    Fabric Library - Recycled Lycra

    • Location: Italy - fabric manufacturer

    • Location Portugal: fabric manufacturer

    • Location Portugal: affiliated supplier

  • 9

    Fabric Library - Organic cotton suppliers

    • Location: Portugal - Fabric Manufacturer

    • Location Portugal - Fabric manufacturer

    • Location: The Netherlands Woven/Knitted retailer

    • Location: The Netherlands Organic Fabrics - woven/knitted retailer

    • Location: France retailer

    • Location Portugal: affiliated supplier

    • Location: Italy woven - Fabric manufacturers

  • 10

    Fabric Library: Hemp

    • Location: Portugal manufacturer Knitted

    • Location: Portugal manufacturer and retailer - affiliated supplier

    • Location: Italy - woven

    • Location: The Netherlands Retailer - woven (no MOQ)

    • Location: Portugal - only fabrics or table and bed linen production (final products)

  • 11

    Fabric Library: Eco-elastics and Eco-threads

    • Location - United Kingdom

    • Location - France

  • 12

    Fabric Library - Cupro suppliers

    • Location: Portugal Knitted

  • 13

    Fabric Library: Vegan Leather Suppliers

    • Banana Leather - Portugal

    • Banana Production Residues – Applications – Rosa Nascimento (slides)

    • Bark fleece from Uganda

    • Mushrooms material

  • 14

    Handicraft and customization

    • Weaving

    • Traditional basketry and stacking in reeds

    • Embroidery

    • Crafts Associations

    • Handmade Tiles

    • Manual screenprinted

  • 15

    Natural Dyeing suppliers

    • Natural Dyeing

  • 16

    Sustainable underwear

    • Brands that inspire us

    • Sustainable fabrics and accessories for underwear

    • Sustainable Underwear survey

  • 17

    Interviews with Sustainable Fashion Brands already in the market

    • Interview with Julija Sipicina-Buhgolca from That Red Sweater and Esh by Esh knitwear

    • Exclusive Interview with Garik Himebaugh from Your Eco Stylist

  • 18

    Intellectual property protection

    • Introduction

    • Extra sources

  • 19

    Sustainable Packaging

    • Carbon offsetting programs

  • 20

    Fabric Library: Bamboo

    • Location: France