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WHERE: Melrose Market Studios

WHAT: At a time when the city is alive with local designers it's a good time to ask, How do they pull it off?

At this FGI-sponsored event, Ann DeOtte Kaufman of Iva Jean talks about her Kickstarted journey and life on the other side of a funded business. Kristine Carlton and Jennie Mae Miller of Sewn Product Services, who aided DeOtte Kaufman in her production and development, also offer insight on marketing and crowdfunding to transform concepts into realities.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 30 from 6 to 8. Tickets are available here.

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