Deciding factors for number of garments on a marker

Fabric consumption depends greatly on the number of garments on a marker because the more the number of garment patterns on a marker the better is the marker efficiency. So a 6 way marker will have better marker efficiency than a 4 way marker which means that fabric consumption will be lesser for higher way markers. Therefore, standardizing the number of ways is very important because only then we will be able to control the fabric consumption. Continue reading “Deciding factors for number of garments on a marker”

Number sealing garments panels in assembly sewing line – An efficiency and quality improvement tool

How to implement number sealing on garments in a factory ?

Number sealing garments refers to printing number on the garment pieces by means of ink and stamping machine to identify the garment panels to be stitched together. It replaces the traditional method of pasting a numbered Sticker on garment pieces. Continue reading “Number sealing garments panels in assembly sewing line – An efficiency and quality improvement tool”

Characteristics of a good fabric cut plan which will save fabric

There can be hundreds of combinations in a fabric cut plan therefore it is important to know characteristics of a good fabric cut plan which will save fabric in order to select the best  plan. Quite simply a good fabric cut plan will require less time/effort and will use lesser fabric per garment.

Characteristics of a good Fabric cut plan:

1. Maximum number of garments on a marker
Number of garments on marker (G’s ) should be maximum depending on Continue reading “Characteristics of a good fabric cut plan which will save fabric”

What is a fabric cut plan and how it is made ?

Guide to the art of making a fabric saving cut plan !

An effective fabric cut plan can be made by following these tested techniques . The Information needed for  cut order planning is:
1. No of garments to cut (order quantity).
2. Cut pieces to be in what size ratio, Like S:M:L:XL = 1:2:2:1 Continue reading “What is a fabric cut plan and how it is made ?”

Cutting process in garment industry

Cutting process in garment industry can be tricky and many people are perplexed on how this magical feat of matching every check/stripe is achieved by the factories. Here is the step by step, brief explanation on Cutting process in garment industry and the Cutting Process Flowchart at the end of the article.
1. Spreading or laying
To cut many garments simultaneously, fabric is spread in layers one over  the on a long table. This process in called spreading or laying.
             Plies – Fabric is spread in layers one above the other and every Continue reading “Cutting process in garment industry”