Fashion Organizations, Association & Groups

Find here a listing of Indiana and Midwest resources: guilds, organizations, clubs, and competitions.

Indiana

American Sewing Guild Indy

Krista Southern, president 2010 Indiana chapter of the American Sewing.

GuildMission Statement: Advancing sewing as an art and life skill.

Association of Sewing and Design Professionals

Facebook:  Association of Sewing and Design Professionals Heartland Chapter

Heartland Chapter – contact Donna Christian

Our mission is to support individuals engaged in sewing and design related businesses, in both commercial and home-based settings. Our members are involved in professional sewing in a variety of garment sewing specialties, including custom clothing, formal and bridal wear, design, pattern making, tailoring and alterations, accessories, costumes, wearable art, image consulting, production sewing, teaching and other industry-related avenues.

Fashion Arts Society

On Facebook:  Fashion Arts Society

Affiliated with the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Stephen Taylor, president.

The Fashion Arts Society (FAS) seeks to promote interest and appreciation of textile and fashion arts, through the study of couture and cloth from around the world. FAS members have the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of textile and fashion arts through education, discourse and social engagement.

Fashion, Art and Design (FAD) Law Society

On Facebook:  Fashion, Art and Design (FAD) Law Society

Mission: The Mission of FAD is to educate, explore, promote and advocate legal issues and career opportunities surrounding the fashion, art, and design industries. A student organization. Contact (click to email).

Midwest

Cincinnati

http://www.cincinnatifashionweek.com

Chicago

Chicago Fashion Week

Chicago Fashion Resource

Indiana

Midwest Fashion Week

St. Louis

Alive Magazine

Saint Louis Fashion Week