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Production

By | October 10th, 2016|Services|

Production - when your garments finally get made! We have nearly reached the end of our manufacturing process. All tech packs, fabrics, trims and patterns are sent to the factory for production. Bridge & Stitch provide operational and logistical support to ensure that the correct amount of components are ordered and reach the factory in [...]

Godfidence

By | October 4th, 2016|Clients, Projects|

One of our clients has recently launched his lookbook for his brand; Godfidence. We have been working with him on producing a small menswear range of t-shirts and hoodies - although you can see in the pics below, they look just as nice on ladies. Godfidence aims to sell basic clothing with a new vision, [...]

Cutting

By | September 26th, 2016|Services|

Cutting is the final stage before production. This is where your fabric is cut into the pieces which make up your garment before they are sewn together. Once your garment is cut, you can no longer change the style, fabric or fit of the garment. Usually the fabric is rolled out in layers and cut [...]

Premiere Vision

By | September 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Last week our director Rachael and I were in wonderful Paris for Premiere Vision AW 17/18 collections. Along with tens of thousands of other textiles/fashion professionals, we arrived at the Parc des Expositions excited to see the world’s major fabric suppliers, designers and manufacturers join together to present their AW 17/18 collections. So, for two [...]

George’s Time Here at Bridge & Stitch

By | September 19th, 2016|Bridge & Stitch HQ|

For the whole of summer, I have been visiting Jenny here as an intern at the Bridge & Stitch Bristol office in Pithay studios. My name is Georgina and I am a Fashion and Textiles undergraduate at Portsmouth University. I was welcomed into the Bridge & Stitch team to gain some experience in the industry [...]

Grading

By | September 12th, 2016|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Services|

Once you are happy with the fit of your garment, we can grade your master pattern to make the patterns for the different sizes. Grading in process! Once the sample has been approved a grading specification sheet can be produced. The measurements from your master pattern are increased or decreased to UK Sizing [...]

Misconceptions About The Fashion Industry

By | September 5th, 2016|Industry News, Uncategorized|

A lot of our clients can be start up businesses, or businesses looking to expand into clothing. Often they can be shocked to find out about the realities of manufacturing clothing, especially the differences between production in the UK and abroad. So here's a blog to shed a little light for anyone who is looking [...]

Fitting

By | August 29th, 2016|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Services|

After sampling, the fit of the samples needs to be checked. We usually expect at least one set of changes to a garments fit from the first samples. More complex garments may require several more than this. The fitting of the sample creates a basis for the measurements of all your sizes. Checking the fit and [...]

Fabric Processes

By | August 22nd, 2016|Suppliers, Uncategorized|

Were you aware of the amount of processes fabric goes through to get to the state that you see it in on your clothes? I certainly wasn't! It is a common misconception that yarn is thread onto the knitting machine, where it then creates a roll of fabric which is then ready to use immediately [...]

Sampling

By | August 15th, 2016|Services|

After making the patterns for your designs, we can sample your garments at the selected UK factory. Sampling is one of the most important stages of the manufacturing process. Sampling is an opportunity for you to check your garment's quality, fit, look and feel. It is also a chance for the factory to get to [...]

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