The American Apparel and Footwear Association represents apparel, footwear, and other sewn products companies and their suppliers.
740 6th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001-3798
Tel: (202) 853-9080
The Association of Sewing and Design Professionals offers seminars, classes, meetings, and other resources.
2885 Sanford Aveue SW, #19588
Grandville, MI 49418-1342
Tel: (877) 755-0303
The Custom Tailors and Designers Association is a professional membership organization for custom tailors and designers.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission provides information on accredited distance education institutions and home-study programs.
The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising offers bachelor's and associate's degree programs in design and creative business.
919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1421
Tel: (800) 624-1200
The Fashion Institute of Technology offers college classes in garment design and sewing.
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992
Tel: (212) 217-7999
Jefferson University offers fashion design and other related courses.
1020 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5567
Tel: (215) 955-6000
Parsons School of Design offers classes in garment design and sewing.
This union fights for workers' rights and represents workers in various industries, including basic apparel and textiles.
275 7th Avenue
New York, NY
Tel: (212) 265-7000