Garment manufacturing factories source fabric for garment sample development and for the bulk production. In some orders fabric sourcing process start from fabric development stage. On the other side when factories source fabric for the repeat order or basic types of fabrics don’t need to go for development. For small quantity small size factories often source fabrics from fabric sourcing agents.
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Other variation in sourcing procedure is found in sourcing for knitted and woven fabric. In this article bulk fabric sourcing procedure is explained. For the yarn dyed fabric woven and knitted fabrics additional processes are there.
Broadly fabric sourcing procedures can be categorised as
Finished fabric sourcing procedure
Greige fabric sourcing procedure
Yarn dyed fabric sourcing procedure
Knitted fabric sourcing procedure (greige yarns)
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