Garment costs

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Did you know that there are many factors that can affect your final profit margin? What goes into the cost of garments?

As a designer, there are a number of things you do to reduce your garment costs, but something that can have a big impact with this, is fabric width.

I recently had a budget meeting with one of my mentees who was looking at using a narrow width fabric. We discovered that if he changed to a wider fabric, he could go with something more expensive and it would not affect the final price point!

Watch the video below to find out how you can start to understand how different fabric widths can affect your profit margin and what you can do to help reduce the cost of your design. And how we help our clients make these important decisions.


Do you follow us on instagram? Follow us @samplerom over the next few weeks, as I continue to discuss these factors.


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