Garment Sample Development Process

Garment Sample Development Process
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Asst. Merchandiser
Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj

Garment Sample:
Garment samples are inevitably important and are developed tested before starting the bulk production. It means making a sample of the garment or fabric which requires to be sold. Sampling is one of the main processes in Garment Industry and it has a vital role in attracting buyers. Because the buyers generally places the order after they are satisfied with the quality of the samples.
 Garment Sample Development Process
 Garment Sample Development Process
The garment which is need for bulk production is called sample garments. According to specification sheet the sample which is approved by Buyer is called approved sample & the sample which is followed by approved sample is called counter sample. For smooth production it is necessary. Here two type of sample developing process are showing below.

Sample Developing Procedure:

1st sample:
The processes of 1stsample are given in bellow:
  • Receive spec sheet of garments from buyer.
  • Make pattern as per measurement.
  • Check the pattern which has made.
  • If necessary Check shrinkage, twisting, bowing before pattern makingCutting fabric as per pattern.
  • Collect accessories.
  • Start sewing.
  • M/C specified.
  • Check the sample to ensure it, ok.
  • Actual size required.
  • Actual fabric construction.
  • Send it to buyer for approval.
Development sample:
After approving of 1stsample, the work of development sample is start. The process of Development sample is given in bellow.
  • Make pattern as per measurement, if buyer change the measurement to observe the counter sample.
  • Actual size required
  • Check the pattern which has made.
  • Collect actual color fabric. G.S.M should be ok.
  • Cutting fabric as per pattern.
  • Collect actual accessories.
  • Start sewing.
  • M/C specified.
  • Check the sample to ensure it, ok
  • Send it to buyer for approval 
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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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