FABRiC - Tempe's fashion incubator

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FABRiC is Tempe's fashion and business resource and innovation center, located at 132 E. Sixth Street, Tempe.

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The goal is for the facility is simple: help people do anything necessary to be successful in the fashion industry.

Take your inspiration for an apparel line and bring it to life, from design to pattern-making, sewing, finding models, photography, videography, putting on a fashion show, learning the marketing and more. Rent a professional grade sewing machine or rent office space for your new company, take a class or meet stylists for hair and makeup. 

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Check out everything about the facility here.

FABRiC offers a full calendar of classes, workshops and events. Take a look.  


Tour the facility and see how FABRiC could help you become successful.  Email LabelHordeFashion@gmail.com or call 602 743-4638 to make an appointment. 

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FABRiC is located in what was formerly the Tempe Performing Art Center, where Childsplay and Stray Cat Theater once performed and Tempe 11 video had offices. The building's creative past continues today in a contract between the City of Tempe and fashion mavens Angela Johnson and Sherri Barry. The goal is to make Arizona a fashion destination and to enable everyone to live their dreams of being part of the fashion industry. 

About Angela Johnson
Angela Johnson is a fashion designer, fashion educator (ASU, MCC, Collins College, AiPX, NSAA), Arizona fashion industry leader and insider, fashion business consultant and fashion show coordinator with nearly 20 years of experience in the fashion industry including extensive design, production management and manufacturing in Los Angeles. She founded Labelhorde, an online directory of fashion businesses in Arizona

About Sherri Barry 
Sherri Barry is the founder of AZ Fashion Source, the manufacturing arm of LabelHorde. Sherri is a former design entrepreneur, senior marketing, sales and operations executive. Sherri started her own apparel line, Design Intoxication, in 2006 and launched a line under the labels TeamCouture and CompanyCouture. The struggles of manufacturing in California ignited her passion for creating a reliable local resource for emerging designers.