relevents development


There are several different ways by which coloring materials are classified; the following are the most useful ones for the dyer: 1. Classification according to solubility 2. Soluble dyes (anionic or cationic) 3. Disperse dyes (non-ionic, very slightly water soluble) 4. Pigments (insoluble) 2. Classification according to method of application […]

Classification of Textile Dye


TEXTILE PRINTING Color designs are developed on fabrics by printing with dyes and pigments in paste form with specially designed machines. Printing is used to apply coloring localized areas only. Printed fabrics usually have clear-cut edges in the printed portions on the face of the fabric. Printing allows for great […]

Textile and garment Printing


Shape Retention Finishes Apparel products retain their shape and their pressed appearance even after many wearing, washings and dry cleaning sessions“ Durable Press, Wrinkle Free, Wrinkle Resistant and Permanent Press”. Wrinkles are due to crushes on fabric during use and care. Wrinkle recovery depends on ‘Cross Links’ in inner molecular […]

Functional Finishes



WHAT IS A GARMENT SPEC SHEET? A garment specification sheet or spec sheet is a technical document that contains the construction details of the product, a technical diagram/ sketch of the garment and the measurements of a product. Specification sheets are the blueprint of a product, sometimes referred to as […]

How to Make a Garment Specsheet


Fusing is a base fabric having a deposition of thermoplastic adhesive resin which can be bonded to another fabric by the application of heat and pressure. Regardless of which fusible and machine are used, fusing is controlled by four processing components – temperature, time, pressure and cooling and these have […]

What is garment fusing and factors affecting it


INTRODUCTION: Today’s competitive market’s main aim is to satisfy customer needs in limited period of time. The faster the product is brought to the market the more competitive edge the company is likely to have as faster product availability is key to increasing sales. The importance of speed-to-market has made […]

Supplier Performance Management



Sampling is a very important process for a garment manufacturing industry. For this reason garments industries have a garment sampling department. For the confirmation of an export order, sampling plays a very important role. According to the condition of the sample made, buyer decides whether to give the order or not. […]

Workflow of the Sampling Department


The Juran Trilogy Conversion of goals into results (making quality happen) is done through managerial processes—sequences of activities that produce the intended results Managing for quality makes extensive use of three such managerial processes: These processes are now known as the “Juran trilogy” What is Quality Planning It is a […]

THE QUALITY PLANNING PROCESS


OBJECTIVES Identifying & analyzing supervisor development needs. Developing supervisor capabilities to support the implementation of the management strategies. Help supervisors to develop strategies to adopt the change. Provide opportunities for technological updating. Train the supervisor for post MFA era.   The Supervisor’s Job Line Balancing:           Senior management will select […]

Garment Supervisor Training



    Introduction Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a methodology for analyzing potential reliability problems early in the development cycle. By performing this analysis earlier in the design process, it is easier to take actions to overcome these issues, thereby enhancing reliability through design.   “Failure modes” means […]

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis(FMEA)


INTRODUCTION TO 6 SIGMA Six Sigma is a method that provides organizations tools to improve the capability of their business processes. This increase in performance and decrease in process variation lead to defect reduction and improvement in profits, employee morale, and quality of products or services. Six Sigma quality is […]

Six Sigma


Method Study is the study of work (method) for a job to achieve process improvement, improve layout, improve design, better working environment, and reducing fatigue. Method study is more of a systematic approach to job design than a set of techniques It is defined as the systematic recording and critical examination of existing and […]

Method Study



Jacket designed for cyclist
  Rahul Kumar -National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru INTRODUCTION Cyclist accounts for more than half of all the road fatalities in India. [A study by Michigan University and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi]. A very huge section of population still consider bicycle whether as a means of transportation or […]

HIGH VISIBILITY CLOTHING : the future rolling ahead