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Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby rpburg » July 15th, 2013, 10:53 am


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Hi Everyone,
I'm currently working for a case and bag company and we need some one that can translate our softgoods concepts accurately into a sample prototype. Does anyone know here of a capable soft good and bag prototyper here in the US?

Thank you For your help!
RB

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby geester1 » July 16th, 2013, 8:16 am


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Hi
I'll second that, I've been looking for a prototype bag manufacturer her in the UK. Only one I've found is:

http://www.rocketbags.co.uk/?/tailor-ma ... gs-bespoke

not sure they can do very high quality stuff though.

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby Boosted561 » July 16th, 2013, 9:24 am

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I'm looking for the same thing and I'm not coming up with much.

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Postby iab » July 16th, 2013, 11:22 am


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A luggage repair shop will make prototypes.

I get prototypes from a company that sews industrial filters.

All you need is a seamstress.

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Postby yo » July 16th, 2013, 12:45 pm

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good tip!

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby NURB » July 16th, 2013, 2:39 pm

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Trash Bags in Minneapolis makes custom bags out of almost anything. Might be worth asking.

Cool tip about the luggage shop, never thought of it. Along those lines, an awning/banner shop might be of help, too.
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Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby singletrack » July 17th, 2013, 12:27 pm


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At some companies I have worked at we have used these guys out of Montana. They are fantastic at patterning and first protos. http://www.wookey.net/

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby TaylorWelden » July 17th, 2013, 1:44 pm

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Drop me an email, this is exactly what I specialize in ;)
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Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby rpburg » July 19th, 2013, 4:13 pm


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Hi all,
Thank you for the help.
plenty of resources here for me to look at and people to get in touch with :)
should be able to figure something out from here .

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby RonTheis » March 6th, 2015, 4:26 pm


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Boosted561 wrote:I'm looking for the same thing and I'm not coming up with much.


Check my website. I'm near West Bend, WI.
www.pharaohdesigsntudio.com.
I've been making prototypes for over 30 years.
Thanks
Ron

Re: Soft Goods/ Bag prototyping in US

Postby RonTheis » March 6th, 2015, 4:29 pm


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rpburg wrote:Hi Everyone,
I'm currently working for a case and bag company and we need some one that can translate our softgoods concepts accurately into a sample prototype. Does anyone know here of a capable soft good and bag prototyper here in the US?

Thank you For your help!
RB




Please take a look at my website. www.pharaohdesignstudio.com
I'd love to work with you on whatever design/prototyping needs you have. Over 30 years experience.
Thanks,
Ron


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