Monthly Archives: December 2018

How long should I allow for sampling and the production process?

This is not only a great question, but an important question to ask so that you can determine timelines and ensure you receive your product within your expected time frame.

Meet Xanthe our Fit Specialist, Pattern Maker & Seamstress

We would like to introduce the newest member of our team Xanthe. She has a cute little accent but don’t hold that against her, in fact we believe that it’s an assist; we have never met a New Zealander that is anything other than beautiful inside out and have a work ethic that one wished they could bottle. Without further ado let’s ask Xanthe a few questions so we can all get to know her better.

Understanding the Sample Process

If you understand how the sample process works you are much better prepared for the journey you’re about to undertake. Not only will you have a better understanding of how long the process will take, you will also understand the industry language when talking to designers, patternmakers, garment technicians, manufacturers and suppliers.

6 Things to Help Communications with your Manufacture

We I would love to tell you that once you have found a manufacturer that is willing to work with you on your product/collection it will be somewhat smooth sailing. But it’s best to plan for some bumps.

Choosing the Right Clothing Manufacture

Selecting the right supplier for your label is important as it will affect a great deal of your business.  Choose the right clothing manufacture and they will work with you to achieve time lines, quality, detail and fit.