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Establishing a Library

Factories with motivated and productive workers often outperform competitors.Establishing a library for the benefit of workers is an excellent way for a factory to demonstrate that it cares about its staff and to build goodwill in the…

Ergonomics for Apparel Workers

Displaying educational posters is a powerful way to educate workers. It is very effective because they are easy to make, deliver a consistent message, and use pictures which are a strong form of communication targeting specific behavior.…

Garment Trimming

In total, all the trimmings used for the garment can be substantial cost item and so their selection and use requires careful considerations. There is no point in improving materials utilization if the savings made are thrown away by using…

Tailor Tracks

There are many ways to mark the inside of a garment, but experts use tailor tacks most often. A tailor tack is a short length of thread placed in the fabric. Correctly done, it is the safest way to mark, and can be used on more fabrics…

Nips on Garments

Nips are small cuts put into the outside edge of the fabric with the point of your shears. These are placed wherever the 5/8" stitching starts or stops at the edge of a seamline.When starting and ending a seam, if you match these two nips…

What are Notches in garment making?

After all the pattern pieces are cut, you can begin marking each piece. It provides “road signs” showing where to sew and press. It will also speed your sewing time when done correctly. Marking will take only a little time and is not as…