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T-shirt Design: How to Promote Your Clothing Brand (Infographic)

Launching your very own clothing brand is no easy task. Going into the apparel industry can feel like going from zero to 100 in a matter of seconds. There is no time to rest. The moment you stop, your competitors will run past you.

In order to get ahead, you’ll need to find your audience and for that, you’ll need to learn how to market your brand and introduce it to the public.

On the following infographic, we’ll go over the basics on how to develop a clothing brand and promote it by:
Creating an environmentFocusing on the modelsLetting the clothes do the talkingShooting a promotional videoGetting in touch with trendsetters Take a look!

This infographic was brought to you by Printsome, an online T-shirt printing agency that provides personalised merchandise and awesome service to brands and companies all over the UK.

Also read: Step-by-step guide to T-shirt Manufacturing

The Best Kurti Designs and Styles For Every Body Type

Stylish and beautiful kurtis have become one of the most desirable and must-have attire in the Indian women’s wardrobe. It is, in fact, the best approach for staying fashionable along with ensuring great comfort. Kurtis are the most versatile pieces of clothing that have found a great place in the wardrobe of every Indian woman.

No matter whether there is a professional meeting at work, a social function, or just another day at college, a kurti can be your best option! To help you select the best kurtis matching your body type, here is a complete guide to the best and most stylish kurti types. Take a look and pick up the one that best complements your looks and personality!

1. Front Slit Kurti  Front slit kurtis have been high on trend due to the sex appeal that it adds to your overall personality. Moreover, it even gives more comfort since you can enjoy more space for movement! This style can be the perfect option for you if you have a heavy waist with the slender torso. It will hel…

What the Best Apparel Manufacturing Companies Do Differently?

In the recent past, I had a talk with one of my friends. He is working in a knitwear manufacturing company as project head.

We were casually discussing the different issues faced by industrial engineering department and production team in completing the orders on time. The common challenges of the apparel manufacturing business - lead time and manufacturing cost. And we are discussing the future possibilities of improvement in these areas.

I was inquiring about their shop floor performance and what they used to do to maintain the benchmark performance. What the expectation of their management from them.

From the discussion, I come to know some very interesting facts that are a remarkable performance in the garment manufacturing industry. To be true, I have never heard of such kind of performance a garment unit may have. Especially in the Indian garment factories I have never seen or heard about such kind of performance and improvement they have done in the recent times.

I have listed…

What is GSM Cutter?

The GSM Cutter is a textile testing instrument which is used for measuring fabric GSM with the aid of a weighing scale and GSM pad. The GSM cutter is a circular fabric sample cutter. With this instrument, a uniform circular fabric is cut without measuring. Area of the fabric specimen cut by GSM cutter is 100 square centimeter areas. The instrument is equipped with a set of four replaceable blades and normal cutting pads.

To measure the fabric gsm accurately GSM cutter is useful. Fabric gsm is one of the important fabric qualities, based on which fabric costing and fabric quality, is determined. A GSM cutter can be used for cutting fabric specimen for any types of fabrics for checking the fabric weight.

The accessories of GSM Cutter:
1. GSM Pad
2. GSM Weighing Scale of 0.01 to 500 grams

Features of typical GSM Cutter:
Cutting are 100 Square Centimetres, which is exactly 1 / 100th of a square meterThe depth of cutting up to 5mm. Special finishes for contacting surfaces to avoid of specimen…

7 Tips for a Successful Manufacturing Business

Are you running a start-up? Do you want to turn it into a profitable business?

Being one of the successful manufacturing companies is possible. No one says that it will be easy though. A good manufacturing business needs time, efforts and good planning. Arranging a working plan and following it are two essential steps to success, which works as yin yang completing each other and creating a working structure. These are not the only components of successful manufacturing.

#1. Planning
Each great manufacturing has excellent planning. A could advice would be to hire a professional executive director if you are running a big firm. By hiring a professional, the startup may not only become profitable but also may help its founder to keep the position of mastermind. Each professional foundation needs a person who can produce ideas and make decisions. This person is not an executive director. By experiencing stress and huge responsibility every day, it is very easy to lose the initial idea of…

Fabric Inspection Machine Manufacturers and Suppliers

Recently I had published two articles on fabric inspection systemsand fabric inspection machines. You already know that the fabric inspection machine is a primary equipment in the textile mills and power loom sector. As quality becomes essential the garment manufacturers also use fabric inspection machines instead of checking fabrics on a flat table.

List of popular fabric inspection machine manufacturers and suppliers based in India are listed on this page. In case you are a garment maker and looking for a fabric inspection machine, you can look at the machines provided by these fabric inspection suppliers and manufacturers


Ramsons have multiple products on fabric inspection machines including model numbers RFI 01, RFI 01E (Edge control feature), RFI 03E (Knit and woven fabric) and RFI 04E (Knits). Some features of the model RFI 03E include

Open width knit fabric inspection machine with pneumatic edge controlling.Large viewing glass with two-way lighting system facilities for …

Garment Manufacturing Process from Fabric to Finished Product

The clothes we wear are mostly made of textile fabrics. The textile fabrics are made of from yarns in weaving and knitting process. Fabrics are converted into wearable garments through the garment manufacturing process in the garment factories. At the time of garment making, functional trims and accessories are attached to the garment at various stages.

This article will show you how the garments are made and its processes from fabric to the finished product. Remember, there are different ways of making garments. The most conventional process of making the readymade garments in mass production is explained here.

The whole garment manufacturing process, sub-processes and activities involved in each sub-processes cannot be covered in one single article. To help you out to learn it completely I have given links for your further reading on various terms and processes.

You can download the PDF version of this article by clicking on the download link shared at the end of this article.

As y…

Disadvantages of Fabric Dyeing

Do you know how the coloured fabrics get attractive colours and in different shades? Mostly, the colouration of the greige fabrics is done in the dyeing process. I have explained different types of fabric dyeing processes in a separate article. In this post, I will show you various disadvantages of fabric dyeing.

Disadvantages of Fabric Dyeing Among the many drawbacks of fabric dyeing, the following are important.

Variation of shade from beginning till the end along the running length of the fabrics, thus resulting in tailing. This creates a greater number of shade lots resulting in more of color groups among the garments.

Variation of shade from one selvedge to the other, resulting in increasing the consumption and wastage of fabrics per meter while conversion to garments.

Below satisfactory packaging efficiency, below 80% in most of the mills, due to the above problems, which are just two out of the innumerable ones generated in fabric dyeing.

Although the cost is apparently lower in …

Benefits of Installing Apparel CAD System

The computer aided design (CAD) is an essential tool for the digital pattern making and product development in the apparel and sewn product industry. The CAD system can be further linked to the automatic cutting software (CAM). But yes, CAD system can be used independently without installing an automatic cutting system.

The main objective of the CAD system is making digital patterns, 3D simulation of the garment sample, pattern grading, checking the garment fitting, and quick correction of patterns based on the fit comment.

We have listed down some of the benefits of having the CAD system in-house in the apparel industry. These benefits are illustrated by well-known CAD solution providers. By installing CAD software, you can be benefited in the following areas.

1. Eliminate manual steps in the design process. You can reduce manpower and improve the performance of the pattern making department.

2. Draft the garment pattern from scratch. Drafting a 2D pattern in the computer can be don…

What’s The Best T-shirt Printing Technique for Me?

Did you even know there are different ways of printing onto fabrics? You probably do because you’re smart, but most people don’t.

Choosing the printing technique that’s best suited for your job will probably be the responsibility of your printer or account manager, but it is always good to know the difference between the main processes in case they’re giving you the wrong advice.

For example, did you know that screen printing is best suited for large orders? Or that when working with transfer printing it is always better to use vectors instead of pixels?

Find that out and more in our ‘What’s the best printing technique for me?’ infographic.

This infographic is brought to you by Printsome, an online T-shirt printing agency that provides personalized merchandise and awesome service to brands and companies all over the UK.

Also see:Different types of textile printing methods

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