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fashion design & production

There’s a major opportunity for Fashion Design & Production to make a resurgence in the Hudson Valley, and The Accelerator has the tools to make it happen.


Our Sewing Center, complete with sewing SMARTT POD, provides makers with the resources they need to help their businesses succeed. It is suited with all the tools needed for craftsmanship, creative collaboration and small-run sewing production. From clothing to accessories, on-site access to these machines provides a much-needed source of manufacturing space and materials.


Additionally, our fashion technology Tukatech stations make pattern development and alteration easier by saving more than half the time. Tukatech is one of the fastest growing CAD programs with popularity in the fashion industry. With its main design hubs in New York and Los Angeles, you can have access to this rare technology right here in the Hudson Valley.


The software is powerful, yet easy to learn and use. If you’ve never used a CAD system before, the software is designed to help you as you go. With built-in video help instructions for every tool and onsite instructor assistance, adding Tukatech to your design process is an easy step in the right direction.


Contact us today to learn more!

SMARTT POD Advantages at The Accelerator
  • Conveniently located in the center of the Hudson Valley with easy access to NYC and the tri-state area
  • Offers the ability to produce pilot-line volume, prove your manufacturing process and ship early volumes
  • Equipment supplied and maintained – it’s all in place and ready to go
  • Operator skills available – a trained workforce is on call to assist you
  • Workshops designed specifically around your business needs
  • Supplies a link to all technical and support services NYC has to offer, including SBDC, NYSTAR-funded University labs and on-site resources
  • Links the TECH CONNECT and entrepreneur community directly to manufacturing production and accelerates the start-up to job creation process