Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sewn Product Manufacturing


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Category: Apparel Sewing & Design

Product Description

By Kathleen Fasanella. Apparel Technical Services, 1997. 8-1/2″x11″. 230 pages. Softcover.

This guide is a textbook of real-world expectations for apparel design students and a training guide for manufacturers. Includes more than 150 technical illustrations to describe efficient sewing organization, quality standards, trade specifications, sizing, sketch details, costing worksheets, and seam identifications. An additional thirty charts, formulas, and sample worksheets are included.

Covers: planning production; organizing a productive strategy for manufacturing; job descriptions; pay scales; presenting a line to the market; standards of expected quality; how to hire sales reps and negotiate contracts; methods for producing items cost-effectively; calculating sewing costs; figuring yardage; cutting for higher quality and lower waste; drafting lining patterns for jackets, vests, and sleeves; shocking manufacturing practices; and management and trends.