Thursday, January 29, 2015

Introduction: The profession of merchandising is not an easy task because they have to play vital role in any organizations. In fact a merchandiser coordinates with the management or production section to develop, modify or increase sells of an item. This person needs strong communication and negotiation skills along with visual and analytical abilities. He or she also needs to be a creative and innovative thinker.

Smart Merchandiser

smart merchandiser
They have to pay full attention while working. There is no shortcut way or scope to skip from their assigned jobs. Single absent mind may create big panic. They have to work about 10 – 14 hours for maximum time. Most of the times they are over loaded and have to stay in work stations up to late night. Usually, they are habituated to lead a robotic life. It is not happening of their inefficiency because manufacturers appoint a Merchandiser in lieu of two or more without thinking the demand of work load. As a result, merchandisers become overloaded, eventually they have to miss to enjoy their daily life and turn into sick after age of 50. 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

When consumers will decide to purchase any fashionable items or necessary goods, first they consider its quality then consider its price. So to attract more satisfied customers, traders obviously try to keep only quality product in their outlets. According to the trade agreement, if supplier provides defective items during goods delivery buyer can penalize them. 

QA check points
Factory has to pay lot of money and it might effect on factories goodwill as well. That’s way the garments producers always pay much attention from the beginning to end stage to ensure good quality garments. Sometime buyer randomly inspects shipping goods after recipient by their assign Q.A at warehouse but in maximum cases buyer inspects shipping goods at factory premises before delivering the finished garments to destination by their assign Q.A. No matter which defects are being found in the final check up, it is the outcome of immediate previous process.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Weaving is an old-age heritage of Bengal. The fine and varied handmade fabrics; the weaving skills of the crafts people of Bengal have marveled and drawn the attention of people around the world for centuries. Exquisite hand-woven Muslin, Jamdani, raw silk as well as refined silks, a wide range of Khadi and extremely fine cotton have earned a place of honor for the artisans of Bengal all over the world. 

The world that we experience in our own way conjures the most magnificent of memories. Be it the hypnotic wave of sun rays or the smile of an innocent child, the picture of industrious farmer, the fragile beauty of a solitary landscape or the anticipatory beginning of a new journey – all of these bear an invitation to the magical kingdom of emotions, a front where we discover joy, melancholy and passion. The people of Bengal took the liberty to capture a set of these precious moments by practicing this traditional Bengali Heritage.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A device which is used to stitch fabric and other material with thread is called sewing machine. Most of the clothes what we wear are sewn by sewing machines. Before, this task was done manually by needle and thread with the help of hands. Dress making process becomes easier after being invented of sewing machines. Industrial sewing machinery are using to produce not only apparels but also shoes, bags, parachutes, car seats, travel kits and sofa etc. 
juki sewing machine

Domestic Sewing Machine is usually used in homes or tailoring shop. It is run by foot and may also be converted to electrical power machine. There are numerous types of sewing machines engaged to make our wearers. When garment making process pulled to industry, scientists invented industrial power generated sewing machines to meet the demands of fashion conscious people. Sewing machines are categorized depending of stitch classes, seam types, number of needle used, table bed, utility etc. In the following list we have tried to enclose most of the sewing machines those are used in garment manufacturing process.

Main reason of this topic is to focus about different types of sewing machine which mostly used in apparel industry. Different types of sewing machines are used in apparel industry. Sewing task is usually done by using needle & thread to join two pieces of fabrics. Sewing process is done by sewing machine with the help of operators. So, sewing section is the biggest part in any apparel industry. Production output and product quality mainly depends on the performance of sewing machinery.

Types of Sewing Machines:
During the Industrial Revolution in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, apparel production moved out from the cottages and run into factories with well furnished high-speed sewing machines. Machine assemble generated more wearers with less defects what could met the demand of fashion conscious people. Development of industrial sewing technology expedites to boost apparel industry.
Semi-automatic and fully automatic machines were developed in different stages to smooth production process. Currently modern industrial sewing machine manufacturer are providing several functional and computerized sewing machine with fantastic programming features. Those sewing machines are equipped with electronic devices which are capable to perform automatically in different processes only by pressing a switch. According to the features there are two types of sewing machines are available in this sector. 

A. Manually operated sewing machine.
B. Electrically operated sewing machine.
A sewing machine is a tool which is used to stitch fabric or other substance together with thread. Sewing machine was invented during the first Industrial Revolution, however, the most improved, efficient, dynamic and productive but price flexible industrial sewing machine was designed by an English man named Thomas Saint in 1970.

Various types of Industrial sewing machines used in garments industry which are known as:
1. Top & bottom cover stitch flat lock machine (cylinder bed and flat bed)
2. Blind stitch machine/Chain stitching machine.
3. Single/multi needle industrial lock-stitch sewing machine with or without trimmer
4. Over lock machine (2 needles/ 3 needles/ 4 needles and 5 needles): it is used to remove the raw edges of the pattern during assembling.
5. Interlock m/c (twin needle, 5-thread over lock m/c): it is used to trim the outline and stitch simultaneously. 
6. Single/double needle chain stitch m/c: 
7. Linking m/c: it is used to produce sweater 
8. Zigzag flat bed sewing m/c (1-needle): it is used to make wavy stitch for decorating.
9. Feed of Arm (double chain stitch m/c, 3-needle)
10. Pin tucking machine.
11. Smocking machine / Automatic multi needle shirring machine
12. Button Hole m/c: it is used to attach button in the garments.
qq sewing machine13. Button covering stitch belt loop making m/c (kansai m/c): it is used to cover button hole.
14. Label/elastic inserting machine

15. Bar tack m/c (with automatic thread trimmer): it is used to prevent reinforcement at the opening or closing position of any apparel.

16. Shoulder pad-attaching machine

17. Hemstitch machine.
18. Collar and cuff turning and blocking machine and pressing machine
19. QQ loop making m/c: it is used to make QQ hole

Most of the models of industrial sewing machines developed to accomplish a particular task. A single model has a single function and it could not provide all what you desire. For example, there is a model particularly designed for sewing straight seams, a model for attaching buttons on garments, a model for sewing zigzag stitches, a model for sewing cuffs, a model for doing interlock or over-lock etc.  
Well-selected sewing machine is necessary to achieve sound results. It should be used correctly in harmony with the job requirements. Thus, a production line or production floor has to be decorated with different types of industrial sewing machinery to gain its optimum level.  

Friday, January 23, 2015

Trims are another common item has to use to accomplish garments. Importance of trims physical inspection is still immeasurable. All attempts would be in vain if somehow attach defective trims in the garments and found it at the final inspection. So, it’s a good practice for garments Q.A department to check necessary trims physically before issuing for a particular style. Trims physical inspection process and check points have narrated below for Q.A departments:


** Zipper:
» Check the Zipper color as Approved / Standard at all parts.
» Check the Zip-Length as per spec in inch/cm and Zip Teeth/Coil # in mm each size.
» Check the Zipper slider function as Lock, Non-lock or auto-lock as active.
» Check any Zipper Bow/Bias.
» Check the Zip slider / stopper / teeth furnish / finish / dye color split or broken.
» Check any Zipper tape damage.
» Check any Sharp point at Zipper Slider, Puller & Stopper.
» Check the Zipper slider / tape / teeth/ stopper color shading.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Apparel makes the man smart” it is an old proverb, which we believe as without giving it much consideration. Dresses are not only makes the man flourish but also influence the facial expressions and the body. Clothing is a vital element that takes us in front of the people and communicates with them simultaneously. We cannot deny that clothing is a symbol of smartness.
cloth selection
Wearer covers the body and resists the user from suns ray, heat, cold, wind, sand, water and dust. Usually, the facts which mostly encourage us to procure wearer are user’s income, age, season, occasion, passion, culture and fashion test etc. 

The real factors for cloth selection mainly depend on customer’s manners and test. The main purpose of this article is to focus about different factors for cloth selection. These are illustrated as follows:  

Monday, January 19, 2015

How the people like to wear the cloth which was known as labor cloth, currently it has been transformed to the mass people fashion wearer in the world? The cloth makers are telling that the wearer may long lasting if it is not wash out which is made of denim fabric. Some manufacturers are advising that denim product should not be washed out without wearing at least six months. Some of them told that the smell of long time used jeans is the smell of triumphant. But how it is possible to wear unwashed oily jeans so many days in society?

jeans wash

Advice regarding wash or non wash jeans
You may purchase several types of wearers from shop but the washing instruction of denim garments is far apart from others. You will find some peculiar care instruction from some well known branded denim wearer. Renowned British denim makers Hewitt gives diverse advice for washing of denim garments. They said “the denim cloths remain well before washing after using six months”. Your jeans look so good if you do not wash it so much. 

There are many opinions found about the care of jeans. Another British jeans maker Album says, “wear it long last, do not wash any day”, other people wash the jeans and wear it as they like. What method do you choose but it is proven that he who wears the jeans for many days can get desired fade color.
Swedish jeans maker Nudi says, “The smell of new dry jeans is totally different which is used for many days before washing though it spread bad smell. But the smell emits the smell of triumph.
The way to use jeans without wash
You might like the fade look of jean after using some days. But, dart, spot and stain embedded on the wearers. Please soak a piece of cloth lightly and scratch (rub) on darts, spots and stains to remove from the wearer. Then you should hang the wearer on the rope under sun. After that you had better reverse the wearer so that all sides get absorb the sun rays a few hours later. Eventually, shake the wearers properly. Now the jeans are ready to try.
What is the solution of bad smell of jeans which is already dried under sun’s ray? Have a look. The jeans brand Telason advice jeans should not be washed. But, if there is no way to quit from bad smell then you can reverse the jeans and wash it with cold water by rubbing soap then dry it under sun’s ray.

When above ideas does not fulfill wearers requirement then businessman introduces new ideas. The renowned businessman named Ash Black also did it so. He then launched an air freshener named Mister Black Denim Refresh. He has told jeans become oily due to dirt and perspiration. Spray these freshener ins and outs of your jeans and keep it around 10 minutes. Once it dries it will become fresh again.

Actually, the yarn and weaving process of denim cloth is special though it is solid dyed fabric. So, the denim clothes condition would be better if applies less wash than others stuffs. Moreover, the new indigo denim wearer looks good without washing. Jeans cloth creates more appealing after using some days. Especially, it looks more lucrative at knee, buttock and side seam points. Furthermore, Jeans look alluring with its fade looks. The superb Swedish brand Nudi tells the looks of jeans wearer depend on tenure of usage. Traveling and wandering are beneficial for jeans looks. Jeans which are used at motorcycle or workshop give more eye catching looks than when it wears at office. Once upon a time jeans were known as the wearers of poor people. Now it is treated as the wearers of cosmopolitan’s citizens. Do not forget the history of jeans by seeing today’s sophistication looks. Levis is the first brand who has introduced jeans pantaloons in the universe.

Once it was the wearer of cowboys and woodcutters especially in western countries but now it has become mainstream casual fashions trend for fashion designers.