Understanding Product Defects

September 26, 2024
Seattle, WA

This workshop covers common textile product defects and issues seen when receiving in product. Participants will learn causes for these defects and how to effectively communicate with suppliers to solve problems. Hands-on activities and physical samples will be utilized to facilitate learning and give attendees real-world practice.

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Registration opens on August 13, 2024 2:00 pm EST

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Time Frame

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ET

Topics Covered

  • Methods of checking received in goods
  • Common product defects
  • Textile manufacturing and processing
  • Communication with mills

Why Attend

  • Gain a deeper understanding of supplier issues
  • Practice identifying product defects
  • Receive first-class instruction from industry professionals.
  • Meet peers from other companies with similar responsibilities and interests.


This is an intermediate-level course. Familiarity with fabric formation and textile garment processing is recommended.