Susan Power has been providing sourcing information to fashion industry professionals since 1988.
In addition to publishing in-print and on-line, Power is a fashion/textile industry consultant - and produces seminars/conferences - and DG expo! Currently her publishing company (AboutSources) produces several sourcing guides for Designers/Sourcers to find what they need, plus the companion website www.aboutsources.com
Susan's prior experience includes working as a textile designer/merchandiser/marketer and a designer/manufacturer of childrenswear. Susan understands the needs of buyers & suppliers. She is the former co-publisher and creator of the T.I.P. Resource Guide (originally entitled The Designer's Fabric & Trim Resource Guide). This was the first comprensive guide to the NYC garment center and quickly became a coast to coast guide in the late eighties - and was called "the Bible of the Industry"!
Her newest title The Sourcer's Guide (the master guide - an all in one-guide!) is a compilation of information included in her other publications (By The Yard Guide, Designer's Guide, Textile Sources Who's Who, and The Contractors. Plus, additional resources for Fabrics, Trims, Yarns, Fiber Producers, and Service Providers, including Trade Organizations/Associations.