The sample section is one of the important sections in the apparel industry. Because Sample plays a vital role in attracting buyers and confirming the order. Here, the first duty is to make the correct sample according to the buyer’s recommendation. As the buyers generally place the order once satisfied with the quality and responsiveness of the sample. Consequently, everybody should have to know the appropriate organogram of the sample section.
A flowchart is given as follow:
Organogram of Sample Section in Garments Industry
Manager / Technical
Officer / Sample
Asst. Officer / Sample
Supervisor/Fabric & Accessories
Sample Cutter ↔ Sample Maker ↔ Quality Inspector ↔ Ironer
The sample section is very important in every industry. Where the final pre-production design, working pattern, or basic block sample has to sent to the buyer for final approval. After buyer approval, only the production could be begun. Sample can send to a buyer in different ways viz: photography sample, show sample, manual sample, production sample, pre-production sample, ship sample, and so on. The working method of the sample section is varies from factory to factory, brand to brand, and also industry to industry also. But the main organogram of the sample section is similar to the garments and apparel industry.
Process of Sample Making:
- Received tech pack from the buyer: Merchandiser receives all the tech pack from the buyer. Where tech pack contains all the required information about the garments order viz: reference sample, measurement chart, print instruction, embroidery instruction, wash instruction, and so on.
- Pattern making: A sample pattern has to develop according to the tech pack provided by the buyer.
- Fabric cutting: After developing a sample pattern, the fabric has to cut here by following the pattern.
- Print or embroidery (if required): If the tech pack contains print or embroidery instructions then those should be completed in the cutting fabrics according to the tech pack.
- Sewing: garments are sewn according to the measurement chart.
- Finishing: Ironing or pressing has done in the garments here according to the measurement chart.
- QC check: A quality controller inspects the sample garment here by following the tech pack.
- Send to the buyer for approval: Garment sent to the buyer for approval. If it approves by the buyer then the garments merchandiser can start the next processes for the garments production.
Writer: Noor Ahmed Raaz B.Sc. in Textile Engineering ( CU ) Specialized in Apparel Manufacturing Merchandiser A.M.C.S Textile Ltd (AEPZ) Email: [email protected]