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CMT INFO PAGE - (cut make and trim factories & studios)
Fabric (including linings, interfacing, trims etc) is cut and collated into size, style, colour and quantity as specified on Docket (ie. ordered).
The requested sewing techniques are employed to construct and manufacture garments as specified on Docket and Specification sheet
Finished clothing garments or are trimmed (ie. trim threads and put right any defects), undergo a final quality check and pack items ready for shipping.
IMPORTANT - Things to bear in mind.....
...... it takes the same amount of time to produce 1 unit in an order of 2 units as it does to produce 1 unit in an order of 400 units!!!!......
All of these WILL have an IMPACT on manufacturing TIME and therefore the per unit costing of YOUR CMT PRODUCTION RUN
TIME ALWAYS = MONEY!
CMT Production (Cut Make and Trim)
Production Run Quantities: 1 - 400
Small to medium production runs
When looking to place an order for CMT with a company, remember to ensure that all patterns, fabrics, (including interfacings, trims etc) fastenings (zips, buttons, hooks & eyes etc) and accessories (including shoulder pads) arrive in good time for your allocated CMT production date. In order to help with scheduling for prospective clients, we have comprised a bullet point list in the next column together with templates which we hope will also prove to be both helpful and useful
Here at PINKfudge.com (UK) we work hard to help our clients in every way we can. We take great pride in the service we provide, the quality of our expertise and our attention to good old British customer service. We also recognise that new designers may initially need a little more help, guidance and support when taking their first steps into the UK Clothing industry and this we are only to pleased to provide. For your information, we have provided the below bullet list showing chargeable services we provide, which often come hand in hand with CMT production runs for clients:
PRE-PRODUCTION SAMPLE (PPS)
A Docket (order) for a CMT production run cannot be agreed or commence without us first being in receipt of a Pre-Production sample of your garment or product (this means for each style).
What is a Pre-Production sample?
Why is is a pre-production (clothing) sample needed?
A Docket (order) must be provided or accompany the delivery of all fabric, trimmings and accesories required to undertake the production run by your chosen CMT company, Cut Make and Trim Factories or seamstress.
What is a Docket?
A docket is a Purchase order given to a CMT unit, Factory or seamstress which outlines the quantity of garments required and breakdown of sizes to be manufactured. It should contain:
Why is a Docket needed?
The Fashion Alliance
The test version of a garment using an inexpensive fabric with similar properties to the production fabric (often Calico). It is used to test both the pattern and lines, proportions and fit of a design.
A sample of the garment made up using the production fabric and trims. It is used to asess correct fit and size, manufacturing and production processes. Used to also amend and adjust design and final pattern size.
Sample which has been approved by Designer, cut from finalised pattern and manufactured using the production specifications of the Designer. Is used as the reference guide during production.
PATTERNS & PATTERN GRADING
PINKfudge Designs UK provide a full pattern making service, whether you require a pattern to be made from a sketch, a design, a garment, sample or an existing Pattern to be adjusted and amended for production, we can accommodate and help.
Grading is the method used to increase or decrease the sample size production pattern to make up a complete size range
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