Launch Your Line

TELAstory’s Launch Your Line program mentors you through 6 week-long modules that will take you from dream to production. You’ll create the first 4 unique designs for your brand, from ideas on paper to completed garments ready for production and sale! Our Team brings over 40 years of garment manufacturing experience to the table, plus a wealth of knowledge on sourcing sustainable materials and dyes.

MODULE ONE

In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Developing your clothing designs and brand story

  • Developing your business plan and budget

  • Creating sketches of your designs (no sketching skills necessary, TELAstory’s fashion illustrator has got you covered!)

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MODULE Four

Option to complete this module on location in the Philippines
In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Completing the patternmaking process for your designs

  • Beginning the sampling process for your designs

MODULE TWO

In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Creating detailed tech packs for your designs

  • Sourcing sustainable fabrics and notions from TELAstory’s list of sustainable fabric suppliers in Southeast Asia

  • Creating a production flow and timeline

MODULE Five

Option to complete this module on location in the Philippines
In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Completing the sampling process for your designs

  • Fit testing your designs on real womens’ bodies and perfecting each piece

MODULE Three

In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Beginning the patternmaking process for your designs

  • Creating size charts and product information guides for your designs

  • Production walk through with the TELAstory team

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MODULE Six

In this module you’ll accomplish:

  • Prepping finished designs for production

  • Guidance through the process of placing your final orders for fabric, materials, and beginning production!

Cost

Off-Location Program (With regular video calls to TELAstory HQ)

$2200.00

This price includes:
-Graded patterns for 4 of your original designs
-Tech packs for for 4 of your original designs
-Fabric and notions sourcing services
-Sample making for your designs
-Fit testing for your designs
-Personal consulting for 2 full months with our team
-Discounts and an insider “fast track” for your first production run with TELAstory

All of the women at TELAstory involved with bringing your
fashion brand to life are paid a true living wage

On-Location Program (4 weeks off site, 2 weeks in the Philippines)

$2700.00

This price includes:
-Graded patterns for 4 of your original designs
-Tech packs for for 4 of your original designs
-Fabric and notions sourcing services
-Sample making for your designs
-Fit testing for your designs
-Personal consulting for 2 full months with our team
-Discounts and an insider “fast track” for your first production run with TELAstory
-Lodging for two weeks in the Philippines
-Transportation for two weeks in the Philippines

All of the women at TELAstory involved with bringing your
fashion brand to life are paid a true living wage

2019 Openings

TELAstory is currently holding 5 more slots for designers in 2019. Slots are available in every month except October and December, and exact dates are flexible.

Ph Accommodations

If you opt to complete your final modules on-location in the Philippines, you’ll be housed in your own temporary apartment within walking distance from TELAstory’s manufacturing space (as well as some of the best food, markets, and historical sites in Metro Manila. TELAstory will cover your transportation to and from the airport, your accommodations, and any sourcing-related transportation as part of your program cost. You’ll cover your own airfare, and meals.

Add-on Modules

Additional pieces

If you’d like to create more than 4 pieces during the program, you can add an extra week-long module to allow for time to create up to 4 additional designs. Inquire for pricing.

Branding

The TELAstory team partners with our sister company, Unboxed Digital Strategies, to help you with your company’s branding needs. Unboxed offers a two-week module to walk you through the branding process and will furnish you with the following:

  • Logo

  • Overall Branding and complete visual branding guide

  • Brand story video (shot on location in our Manila manufacturing space and photography studio)

  • Professional studio fashion photos of your garments

    Inquire for add-on price.

Ecommerce

The TELAstory team partners with our sister company, Unboxed Digital Strategies, to create sophisticated e-commerce websites for brands that need assistance establishing their online retail presence. Inquire for add-on price.