Category: Merchandising


How to Calculate Button Size

This article will explain How To Calculate Button Size by Ligne. You will learn how to take measurements of various button shapes and sizes and translate the button size from cm/mm to ligen and vice versa. What is Button Size? Button sizes are recognized worldwide with “L” or “ligne” which is a French term to measure length. A ligne measurement...


Calculating Garment Thread Consumption

Sewing thread plays a very important part in apparel manufacturing. You have to calculate sewing thread consumption for costing as well as for the procurement of thread before starting the apparel production. It is really important to calculate correct thread requirement to avoid any excess/shortage during the order execution. There are two common methods for calculating the thread consumption. Actual...


Calculating 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: Measure the actual...