8 PRE PRODUCTION

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*Packages available below
*Combine pre-orders to figure out production quantities and determine if meeting minimums
Get help calculating yardage
Pattern is made production ready and/or digitized into CAD if not already completed
Get production ready pattern
**Grading instructions are added to grading contract
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Grading is ordered and grade rules are created by grader using your size chart
Pattern is graded into sizes
Get pattern graded
Grader provides actual grading prices
**Grading costs are added to actual cost sheet
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*Graded patterns are checked by brand’s QC manager for accuracy
QC Check point: brand approval required!
Decision is made on if to sew graded size samples or trust the grade and head into production. (Recommended: Sew one of smallest and one of biggest size to test grade)
**Marker instructions are added to marking contract
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Marker is created
Order a marker
Marker maker provides actual yardage and marking prices
**Marker costs are added to actual cost sheet
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*Marker is checked by QC for accuracy
QC Check point: brand approval required!
**Production fabrics/trims are ordered with purchase orders
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**Production fabrics/trims are delivered to brand headquarters for QC and inventory. Can be stored at FABRIC for fee. (Don’t forget labels, care labels and thread too.)
QC Check point: brand approval required!
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PACKAGES
 
*Learn to DIY in the Design & Manufacturing Consultation
*Hire a Design/ Production Manager

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