The energy in the classroom at Henry Ford College M-TEC was palpable; the students were excited, the instructors looked so proud and we couldn't have been happier to spend the last hour of the first Industrial Sewing Certificate Program with everyone. The students showed off their sewing sample books and shared stories of their time in the program. They even explained how they named their sewing machines based on the “personality” of each machine. Once each student had an opp
It's hard to sit down and compose a blog post about FashionSpeak as there is more to say than you have time to read. First and foremost, we have to thank our sponsors because without them, this day wouldn’t be possible. Thank you to Taubman, Bedrock Real Estate Services, Kenwal, StyleLine (RIP), TDIC, Buddy’s, Sips, US Foods, ZIMs, Emerald City Designs, M1 Gear, Flagstar Bank, B2 Consulting, Styleshack and Ke Event Designs. We also must thank the volunteers – the day played o
After stuffing 250 gift bags for FashionSpeak, we sure can’t get this unique event, focusing on the business of fashion, off of our minds and we have tons of questions popping into our brains at all times. Is the FashionSpeak checklist updated? Do we have every last thing we need to make for a great day? What are we going to wear? Heels or flats? (Flats, of course, but heels for the reception.) You know, every fashion girl’s most important round of questions before an event.
Today was a historic day for DG3. After almost two years of blood, sweat and tears, the Industrial Sewing Certificate Program orientation happened today and it was a great success. Many potential and curious students, Michigan Works!, other workforce partners and cut and sew manufacturers came together to see the classroom and learn about what the program has to offer. The orientation covered how this program came to be, a quick overview of what will be covered during the cou