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Flow Chart of Garment Manufacturing Technology

Flow Chart of Apparel Manufacturing Process
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Asst. Merchandiser
Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj
Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com



Apparel manufacturing:
Garment is a basic need of human being. It's manufacturing process is complicated. Garment/Apparel manufacturing processing depends on some steps and techniques. It starts from order receiving and will be end to dispatching shipment of the finished garments. A process flow chart helps to understand how raw materials are moved from one process to another process until raw materials are transformed into the desired product (garments).
Garments manufacturing
Process Flow Chart of Garment Manufacturing 

Design/sketch

Basic block

Working pattern

Sample making

Basic manufacturing difference

Approved sample

Costing

Production pattern

Grading

Marker making
 ↓ 
Fabric spreading

Cutting

Sorting or bundling

Sewing

Ironing and finishing
 ↓ 
Final inspection

Packing
 ↓ 
Cartooning
 ↓ 
Send to buyer


In details apparel manufacturing sequence are given below:
Operation
Job
Method

01. Design/sketch
It is given by buyers to manufacturers containing sketches including measurements of the style
Manual/computerized   

02. Basic block
Without any allowance
Manual/computerized

03. Working pattern
Assimilating of diagram of net dimension on paper each and individual part which is called pattern and when we move with it throughout the  whole manufacturing processes. We term it working pattern.
Manual/computerized

Manual/computerized
04. Sample making
After getting all the speech the sample is made and sent to the buyers for approval to rectify the faults.
Manual

05. Basic manufacturing difference
The critical path is identified i.e the problem during the several operations.
Manual

06. Approved sample
After rectify the faults, sample is again sent to buyers. If it is ok, than it is called approved sample.
Manual

O7. Costing
  • Fabric required
  • Making charge
  • Trimmings
  • Profits
Manual

08. Production pattern
Add allowance with net dimension.
Manual/computerized

09. Grading
It is done according to different size.
Manual/computerized

10. Marker making
Maker is a thin paper which contains all the components of all sizes of a particular style.
Manual/computerized

11. Fabric spreading
Fabric is spreaded in lay form.
Manual/computerized

12. Cutting
To cut fabric according to the dimension by special types of cutter.
Manual/computerized

13. Sorting or bundling
Sorting out the component according to size and for each size make individual bundle.
Manual

14. Sewing
Sewing is done by different types of machines by the operation. Quality inspection is also done in that time
Manual

15. Ironing and finishing
Garments are treated by  steam. Also several finishing processes are done for example extra loose thread cutting.
Manual

16. Final inspection
Should meet specs given by buyer.
Manual

17. Packing
Poly packing.
Manual

18. Cartooning
After packing the garments are placed in a hard paper box .for export so as to minimize damage. The cartoons contain all the information over the box according to buyer specs.
Manual

19. Send to buyer
If everything is ok, it is sent to the buyer.
Manual