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Great British Knitwear

By | November 1st, 2016|Industry News, Made in the UK, Manufacturers, Services, Suppliers, Uncategorized|

At Bridge & Stitch, the majority of projects that we have worked on in the past consist of jersey and woven products as well as cut and sew knitted garments. With a database of over 160 factories, which continues to grow, over 20 of these factories specialise in knitwear which can offer fully fashioned knitted [...]

Make it British Forum

By | October 31st, 2016|Events, Exhibitions, Industry News, Made in the UK, Trade Shows|

My name is Krystal and I am a new production assistant at Bridge and Stitch Nottingham. A lot of my previous experience has revolved around high street fashion and bridal wear. I have now decided to pursue a career in production, reason being that I wanted to be more involved in the process to increase [...]

Trim and Embellishments

By | October 24th, 2016|Bridge & Stitch HQ, Services|

Often trims and embellishments are added at the end of production, however sometimes they are applied to the fabric before production begins. We offer a wide range of trims and embellishments, including buttons, ribbons, zips, poppers, printing, tape, draw cords, elastic, patches, studs, embroidery, toggles, buckles, flock, rubber tabs, eyelets, aglets, hook and eyes, velcro, [...]

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 worldโ€™s major fabric suppliers, designers and manufacturers join together to present their AW 17/18 collections. So, for two [...]

Georgeโ€™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 [...]

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