Making , which has its origin in the Latin word confect, is a term that refers to the action of preparing or doing certain things from a mixture or of one combination other. It is possible, in this sense, to make clothes, medicines, perfumes, etc.
For example: “The making of this dress is defective: I'm going to complain in the store”, "It took me several hours but the curtain making is already finished", "Dr. Staindbrush is still working on making an antidote".
The most common use of the notion of clothing is found in the textile industry . In general, the action of making appears linked to the cut , since they are essential activities for the creation of clothing. People dedicated to sewing, dressmakers and the tailors They are some of the specialists who are engaged in clothing.
It is possible to differentiate, therefore, between the garments that are already offered and those that are custom made. The first ones are usually made in different sizes so that the buyer can choose the one that best suits his body. In custom clothing, however, the exact body measurements of the buyer are taken and the dressmaker is responsible for making the garment according to these parameters.
In colloquial language, the idea of making is used to name various things that they are assembled or made from the union of parts : "For the preparation of this report, we had to analyze dozens of research and studies on the subject".
From an industrial perspective, the manufacture of clothing is defined as a series of manufacturing activities that lead to the creation of clothing, from a design previously carried out and with the help of the appropriate technological tools to optimize the necessary processes.
In the manufacture of garments two stages can be distinguished: the preproduction and the production.
It is a series of operations that must be made before starting with the actual making, of certain decisions that must be taken to shape the work, and are the following:
* management policies: are the guidelines of the management of a company, which are established at this initial stage so that designers have a framework for their job. In small businesses, these policies are usually set by the designers themselves before starting production;
* design and pattern making: the selection of pattern and design, the analysis of the model catalog and the making of the model garment;
* raw material supply: according to decisions taken up to this point, it must be determined which suppliers offer the fabrics and supplies necessary for the manufacture of the garments, what are their prices, their conditions, how long they take to make the shipments, and so on.
When the initial stage has been completed and the bases of the work have been established, it is time to make the garments, for which a series of steps must be followed in sequence: samples; progression; chalk and countertop; cut; pre-sewing; sewing; junction merged terminations; labeled; packing.
Finally, it is important to note that throughout the two stages just described, the QA, which focuses on fabrics and supplies, the process and equipment used, and the finished product. Although there are procedures common to all companies, the quality control methods are their own and are consistent with their way of making garments.