Garment Manufacturing

Textile Basics

Learn about the 101 basics to Fibers, Yarns, Printing, Dyeing, and Weaving.

The Art of Sweater Manufacturing: Dyeing and Finishing Processes

Learn about “Preparation”, “Dyeing”, “Finishing”, and “Steaming/Shaping Garment.”

The Art of Sweater Manufacturing: Manufacturing

Learn about “Cut and Sew”, “Panel Knitting”, “Full Fashion”, and “Knit to Wear Garment”.

The Art of Sweater Manufacturing: Design Developments

Learn about “Construction”, “Color Consideration”, “Product Target”, and “Computer Aided Design".

The Art of Sweater Manufacturing: Basics

Learn about “History and Evolution”, “Knitting Fundamentals”, and “Machinery”.

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Testing

Learn about “Fit”, “Stretch”, “Abrasion Resistance”, “Pilling”, “Strength”, “Crocking”, “Lightfastness”, and "Colorfastness".

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Inspection and Packaging

Learn about “Inspection and Packaging”.

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Dyeing and Finishing

Learn about “Overview”, “Rotary Drum Machines”, “Paddle Machines”, “Extraction”, “Continuous Scour and Bleach”, “Dyeing”, “Finishing”, and “Boarding".

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Sock Components

Learn about “Sock Overview”, “Welt Formation”, “Heel Pocket Formation”, “Cushioning”, “Reinforcement”, “Patterning”, and "Yarn For Socks".

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Stitch Formations

Learn about “Stitch Counts” and “Types of Stitches”.

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: Sock Knitting Basics

Learn about “Overview”, “Machine Components”, “Knitting Cylinder”, “Knitting Needle Cycle (part 1 & 2)”, and “Machine Types (part 1-3)".

The Art of Sock Manufacturing: History of Sock Manufacturing

Learn about the “History” of Sock Manufacturing.

The Art of Garment Manufacturing: Quality Control

Learn about “Fabric Quality and Systems”, and “Inspection”.

The Art of Garment Manufacturing: Garment Construction

Learn about “Seams and Stitches Overview”, “T-Shirt Construction”, “Jean Construction” and “Dress-Shirt Construction”.

The Art of Garment Manufacturing: Markers, Spreading, and Cutting

Learn about “Pattern Engineering”, “Marker Making”, and “Cutting Methods”.

The Art of Garment Manufacturing: Garment Components

Learn about “Thread”, “Closures, Zippers, Buttons, Etc.”, “Findings and Trim” and “Shaping Materials”.

The Art of Garment Manufacturing: History of Garment Manufacturing

Learn about the “History” of Garment Manufacturing.

Stretch and Growth

The attribute of fabric stretch has associated properties that are as important as the stretch characteristic itself.