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Work Study for Textile and Garment Industry

For all the pragmatists out there who don’t know what they want to study yet, the garment industry might just be what you are looking for. Work-study for the textile and garment industry is probably one of the most satisfying careers you can get into if you are all about efficiency and making things better.  […]

Layout/Cutting Marking in Garment Making

After purchasing fabric, pattern, notions, and preparing the fabric (on grain and pre-shrunk / washed), you are ready to do the pattern layout. A layout is a plan for the placement of pattern pieces on the fabric. There are various categories of layout marking like grainlines, place of fold brackets, notches etc. There are also various methods of cutting marking such as single size, multi-size, and cutting in particular body size.

How to Choose a Sewing Machine: Top Tips for a Newbie Learner

Are you new to the sewing game and cannot afford to spend a fortune on a sewing machine? Do you want to learn sewing without drowning yourself in tears of mechanical frustrations? And most of all, do you not want to be stuck with a nightmarish machine that will waste your time and hamper your […]

3 Things to Look for in Your First Sewing Machine

There are so many types of sewing machines out there. When you first start looking, you’re likely to become a bit flustered about which one to get. You might be wondering which sewing machine is right for you, but the answer really depends on what you intend to use it for. Before going any further, […]

Blue Denim Fabrics

Word “denim” comes from fabric “serge de Nimes” made in France city of Nimes from where it originates. It has been used in America since the late 18th century, colored blue with indigo dye to make blue “jeans”, a type of cotton pants.

Quality Characterisation of Apparel

Quality characterization of apparel is the 2nd edition of the book that entails dimensional and colour fastness properties, durability and surface appearance of apparels along with mandatory regulation on flammability, fibre composition and care labels. Safety issues for different accessories in children garment and safety review of typical garments have been thoroughly covered in this book. The first edition of the book was published in the year 2009.

The novelty of the book is the way the topics are arranged on an actual practical way in which apparel manufacturing units, buying offices, and retailers are facing day-to-day challenges in different activities in their business. This will help the apparel business community to avoid quality-related surprises and cut down rejections. The book would be of immense use for textile/garment manufacturers, buying offices, retailers and the educational cluster of apparel/fashion.