Factory Perspectives: Bringing a Large Scale Factory Online

Last week, the Maker’s Row team paid a visit to Hemsmith, a production house in Long Island City that specializes in women’s apparel. It’s a powerhouse in the community with a 27-year tenure.  We were fortunate to sit with Caryn Hsu, the Client Relations Manager, who spoke with us about what motivates her to see the company grow: her parents legacy.  She is interested in working with emerging brands with lower minimums but is also comfortable with high volume orders because that’s what the team is accustomed to. Her greatest hope is to see Hemsmith thrive, and she is taking to the internet to help her with that goal.

Developing the Family Legacy

Preparation for Production

If you are excited to start building your product but don’t how to begin, don’t be intimidated! Maker’s Row offers a suite of introductory courses for first-time designers. If you want detailed instructions through the pre-production and production processes, pre-register for our Prototyping 101, and register for our Production 101 and Sourcing 101 courses. Our Academy distributes these educational guides for free! Over the duration of each course, expect a new lesson in your inbox each day.

Contacting Factories

Contact Hemsmith through Maker’s Row! We also have nearly 10,000 other factories in apparel, accessories, furniture, packaging, and more to choose from!


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