Apparel Fitting

Fitting is the most important aspect of a garment. Fitting issue of garments has impact on the customers buying decision. Everybody wants to purchase garments that have proper fitting and styling.

Wrinkles, pulls or unnecessary Fullness etc are the few examples of a poor fit. Right placed seams, balancing of parts and patterns, darts placements, fabric grain lines etc. are some of the characteristics which affect the fit a garment.

In below presentation we tried to cover some common issues related to garment fitting …….

 

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Stitch class (ISO stitch Types 500-600)

Stitch classes are designated and identified by the first digit of a “3 digit numeral system”. Type of stitch within each class are designated and identified by 2nd and 3rd digit.

ISO# 503 (Overedge)

 Stitch formed by 1 needle thread and 1 looper thread forming a purl on the edge of the seam. For Serging or Blindhemming only. One needle thread (A) and one looper thread (B).  Loops of the needle thread (A) are passed through the material and brought to the edge where they are interlooped with thread (B). The loops of thread (B) are extended from this interlooping to the point of needle penetration of the next stitch and there are interlooped with thread (A).

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Stitch class (ISO stitch Types 100-200)

Stitch classes are designated and identified by the first digit of a “3 digit numeral system”. Type of stitch within each class are designated and identified by 2nd and 3rd digit.

ISO# 101 (Chain stitch): 

Stitch formed by a needle thread passing through the material and interlooping with itself on the underside of the seam with the assistance of a spreader. Single thread chain stitch’s are often used for temporary stitching (i.e. basting) or for blind stitching. Particular care is required to prevent runback from the last stitch.

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Stitch classes 300-400

Stitch classes are designated and identified by the first digit of a “3 digit numeral system”. Type of stitch within each class are designated and identified by 2nd and 3rd digit.

 

ISO# 301 (Lockstitch 1 and 2 needle )

Stitch formed by a needle thread passing through the material and interlocking with a bobbin thread with the threads meeting in the center of the seam. Stitch looks the same on the top as well as the bottom. ″.one needle thread (A) and one bobbin thread (B). A loop of thread (A) is passed through the material and interlaced with thread (B).Thread (A) is then pulled back so that the interlacing is midway between surfaces of the material or materials being sewn

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Coats flamepro – an innovative family of Flame  Resistant (FR), Electric Arc and Cut Resistant yarns


Coats new range of flame, arc and cut resistant yarns for weaving and knitting is now available. A large range of counts are available in ring and vortex spun technologies. We offer singles and multi ply sold on cone or dye cheese. You can purchase the products in d natural, yarn dyed or spun from dope dyed fibres. These yarns are produced at our state of the art facilities in Bursa, Turkey and Sevier, USA.

 

 

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Estimating Thread Consumption

It is important to know the amount of thread consumed in a sewn product so you can: 1) estimate the number of cones needed; and 2) calculate the cost of the thread needed to manufacture the finished product. Thread consumption can be determined in several ways. To calculate the amount of thread in a seam,  you can ................

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5 Why" Quickly Getting to the Root of a Problem

 

The 5 Whys is a simple problem-solving technique that helps you to get to the root of a problem quickly. Made popular in the 1970s by the Toyota Production System, the 5 Whys strategy involves looking at any problem and asking: "Why?" and "What caused this problem?"

The answer to one question leads you on to frame the next Why…? Question. But it may not always be possible to ask or answer the next question immediately. You may need to gather and analyses more information in order to answer it properly, or do more thinking and brainstorming.

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