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Albuquerque Apparel Center Newsletter
January 2013
Happy New Year!
Our Mission
To foster the growth
of New Mexico's
Fashion, Apparel and Accessory Industry.
In This Issue
SFCC December Fashion Show
Santa Fe Fashion Week 2013
Clothing Design Services
Design&Sew 1on1
AAC On The Road
Job Opportunities
Quick Links


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SFCC Fashion Students Shine at December Fashion Show!
SFCC Dec2012 Fash Show     
Following in the footsteps of Santa Fe Fashion Week a few weeks earlier, Santa Fe Community College design students gave them a run for their money.  With a full house of over 200 in attendance, the Jemez Room at Santa Fe Community College was The Place To Be!  Congratulations to all of the outstanding designers!
For more information, visit their facebook page:
 Santa Fe Fashion Week 2013

SFFW 2012Santa Fe Fashion Week 2013 preparations are underway!  If you are interested in participating as a fashion designer, corporate sponsor, having a trunk show or showings at the event, or being a part of other aspects of Santa Fe Fashion Week, please contact one of our Fashion Week Representatives:


Stephen Cuomo: [email protected],

Blake Elizabeth Lewis: [email protected],

Melissa Lea: [email protected].

More 2013 information will soon be available at http://www.santafefashionweek.com/.
You can also follow Santa Fe Fashion Week via Facebook: facebook.com/Santa-Fe-Fashion-Week.

Clothing Design Services

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Couture Dress, Hat,

and Muff designed

by Melissa Lea.


Custom, Couture, and

Costume clothing design services are provided by

Award Winning

Fashion Designer

and AAC founder,

Melissa Lea.

If you are interested in

having a special garment

made in a quiet,

private setting,

please visit: MelissaLea.com/Clothing. 

  Design&Sew 1on1
Classes1 Melissa and student
Melissa Lea and student.

Do you have a favorite garment

you want to sew?  Are there parts of pattern making/altering and/or sewing you don't understand or want additional help with?  


Award Winning Fashion Designer and Albuquerque Apparel Center president Melissa Lea will explain things 1on1 and teach you how to accomplish your design dreams!


For more information, visit our

Learning Center at ABQ Apparel Center.com.
  AAC is traveling New Mexico!!!

AAC Logo Dec2011Classes and seminars are being scheduled in Albuquerque as well as other areas throughout New Mexico. 

If you would like us to visit your area for Classes or Seminars please contact AAC at 505-803-6966 or [email protected].

Please refer to the Learning Center section of our website for details and locations of future events.  

Job Opportunities

If your business offers anything related to the apparel and fashion industry, this directory is a MUST for you! NMFashionInfo.com

Submit your membership information online.  Payments submitted securely via Paypal.

Have questions? Contact us at [email protected]
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