- Research potential manufacturers: Look for a clothing factory that specialize in the type of clothing you want to produce. You can search for them online or ask for recommendations from other designers.
- Create your designs: You can use design software or sketch your ideas by hand. Include details such as colors, fabrics, and sizes. There are easy to use cost effective online design softwares such as Clo 3d.
- Create tech packs: A tech pack is a document that includes all the details about your design, such as measurements, materials, and construction techniques. This will help the manufacturer understand your design better and provide an accurate quote for production. You can use online tools such as Tech packer to create your tech packs for your fashion line, which is cost effective and easy to use tool.
- Reach out to the manufacturer: Contact the manufacturer via email or phone and introduce yourself and your brand. Send them your designs and tech packs and ask for a quote for production.
- Evaluate quotes: Once you receive quotes from different manufacturers, compare them and choose the one that best suits your needs in terms of cost, quality, and lead time.
- Finalize details and place an order: Once you’ve selected a clothing manufacturer, work with them to finalize the details of your order, including the number of pieces, delivery schedule, and payment terms.
- Review samples: Before starting mass production, ask the manufacturer to create a sample of your design. Review it carefully and make any necessary adjustments before approving it for production.
- Production and delivery: Once you approve the sample, the manufacturer will start mass production. Stay in communication with them throughout the process to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Finally, arrange for delivery of your finished products.
These effective steps to submit your clothing designs to a own brand clothing manufacturer.