Production

How to Calculate Button Size

Calculating Button Sizes Button Size Button sizes are recognized worldwide with “L” or “ligne” which is a French term to measure length. A ligne measurement starts at 1 and is abbreviated to 1L. ligne is a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons. The L is measured in 0.025 millimeters or 0.635 […]

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Calculating Stitching Floor Capacity

For supervisors and production managers is very important to know the floor capacity to plan their production efficiently.  Calculation of capacity is extremely straightforward however you should know the line efficiency. The other important factor to calculate floor capacity is manpower absenteeism %. Sewing room Capacity per Day= {(No. of machine x daily work hours x 60) – […]

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Needle Cut & Holes in Garments

Holes and needle cut is a commonly faced problem during garment manufacturing. Specially the garments with knit/jersey fabric, lightweight fabrics, a combination of lightweight/jersey fabric with heavy woven fabric are exposed to a higher risk of getting needle cut or holes during the production process. Wrong selection of machinery, needle, poor Garment handling during the […]

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Sweater: History and Morden Manufacturing

Sweater, outer garment, usually knitted or crocheted, worn on the upper part of the body, either over the head or with buttons on the front or back. Although woolen fabrics had been practiced by hand for about 2,000 years, it was not until the fifteenth century that the first knitted shirts or tunics were produced […]

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Down Jacket Basics Part -1

As you are already aware that A down jacket has been insulated with the soft feathers from duck or geese. Down is a very good insulator as the fluffiness of down creates thousands of tiny air pockets which trap warm air and retain heat, thus helping to keep the wearer very warm in cold winter […]

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Pro-Active Sewing Line Set up

Imagine the situation when you are setting up a sewing line for your new style and you find out the delivery schedule is tight and some important trim has still not arrived in your trim store and you need to delay the setup. This becomes an unforgettable nightmare for you and makes you lose your […]

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Down Jacket

What is a Down Jacket? A down jacket is a jacket which has been insulated with the soft feathers from duck or geese. Down is a very good insulator as the fluffiness of down creates thousands of tiny air pockets which trap warm air and retain heat, thus helping to keep the wearer very warm […]

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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 […]

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