Finding a good quality seamstress is not an easy task. You can search "Seamstress near me" and you may yield many results, but how can you be certain that the seamstress is good.
The truth is, it is quite hard to tell. A good seamstress company will always tell you the truth as to what they can and can't do and so you should ask this of them.
A good seamstress/sample makers/machinists will ask you what finishings you will like and what fabrics you are using to assess the complexity/feasibility of the work.
What is a seamstress?
A good seamstress will be able to help you with finishings if you are unsure and can finish garments well. You may also be able to refer to a seamstress as a sample machinist/sample maker. They should all do the same work. However a machinist, who can sew on domestic and industrial machines also, but may have the bulk of their training undertaken in a factory. A factory machinist is not to be confused with a seamstress or sample machinist. A factory machinist will be apt at sewing repetitive seams, or carrying out competitive jobs. A sample machinist could be described as a problem solver, because they would have worked on many different garments and have a wider experience, & skill.
How to find a seamstress
When contacting a sampling company be sure to ask relevant questions that you would like answered for your brand, and remember price and quality is a factor.
We are what you would call seamstresses or sample machinists. We here at Creative Fashion Services are trained specialist machinists who can help you with your sewing and sampling needs.
If you would like a quote, please book in a phone conversation or come in and see us.
We can walk you through the process and help you understand what it is you require. We ourselves are based in London, one stop from London Bridge, but work with customers internationally. You can send us your designs and we can give you a fast quote based on your needs.
We provide a wide range of services that can help you on your journey please see links below. We can help you with identifying what fabrics you need and what finishings you require. We can also give you practical business advice that you can apply to your business.
If you would like any further information about this process, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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