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Session 1 - task 1 and 2

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resources
assessment tasks (introduction)
key features
top, middle and bottom of sample specification
'graded spec'
task 1
measuring a garment (introduction)
crtical points

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  • WELCOME to the wonderful and FUN world of specifications www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The name of the subject we will be covering is develop product specifications for fashion design www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • These are the resources that have been used in compiling this unit, in conjunction with INDUSTRY EXPERTS KNOWLEDGE and MY OWN PERSONAL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE I have spent the past 2 years WORKING at DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS in MELBOURNE to UPDATE my KNOWLEDGE and SKILL in SPECS, COSTING, MANAGEMENT, AND QUALITY The resources I have used include: 1. SPEC MANUAL 2. COMPLETE GUIDE TO SPECIFICATION TECHNICAL DESIGN www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The assessment tasks to be completed are: Task 1: Key features of specification sheets Task 2: Measuring points, measuring and Trade sketching Task 3: Sample, trim, production and fit & approval specification sheets Task 4: Industry research report Task 5: Project 1 – Adults wear, using templates Task 6: Project 2 – Children’s wear, using templates Task 7: Project 3 – Own garment, using own spec sheets www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • A specification sheet is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE…DETAILED…SPECIFIC and REVELANT www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is the top section of the sample specification sheet…………it contains IMPORTANT………ACCURATE………DETAILED INFORMATION like Style # www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is the middle section of the specification sheet…………it contains the TRADE SKETCH with MEASURING POINTS, ARROWS and REFERENCE CODES www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is the bottom section of the specification sheet……once completed ….it is called the ‘GRADED SPEC’ www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is what the bottom section of the specification sheet, once COMPLETED looks like (it is called the ‘GRADED SPEC’) www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • An EMAIL forms part of the communication between the DESIGN and PRODUCTION DEPT as well as the MANUFACTORS and CONTRACTORS…………It is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT…………SPECIFIC……and RELEVANT www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The specification sheet is a legal document and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE…….DETAILED…SPECIFIC and RELEVANT, as it is used as a COMMUNICATION TOOL www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • We will be measuring various garments, including skirts and pants, jackets and shirts www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • Further reading: FASHION………FROM CONCEPT TO CONSUMER…… REFERENCE MENTION ON PAGE 185 ABOUT STYLE NUMBERS……………..Just remember there are as many types specification sheets as there are apparel companies…….READ OTHER RESOURCES………BUT don’t confuse yourself! RECOMMENDED READING AFTER TEMPLATES [prior to designing own specification sheets] www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • FINALIZING THE GARMENT SPECIFICATION SHEET…………page 333 RECOMMENDED READING AFTER TEMPLATES [prior to designing own specification sheets] www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • Page 35……..Technical package [excellent]……..Page 47 Developing Technical sketches [good]………..Page 319……selected technical packages [excellent[ RECOMMENDED READING AFTER TEMPLATES [prior to designing own specification sheets] www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • As part of the introduction to specification sheets, we will be discussing the key features of speciifictaion sheets. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is sample specification sheet, which is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT…………SPECIFIC…..and RELEVANT TOP relevant accurate information MIDDLE Trade sketch measuring points, arrows and ref codes BOTTOM Ref code, measuring points, ‘graded spec, grading increments and tolerances www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is a trim specification sheet, which is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT…………SPECIFIC…….and RELEVANT TOP relevant accurate information MIDDLE and BOTTOM All relevant trimmings details: CARE INSTRUCTION LABELS BRAND LABELS ZIPS BUTTONS, BRAIDS etc www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is a fit and approval specification sheet, which is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT…………SPECIFIC…and RELEVANT….A FIT AND APPROVAL SPEC relays information about the REQUIRRD CHANGES TO THE 1 st COUNTER OR 2 ND SAMPLE www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is a production specification sheet, which is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT…………SPECIFIC….and RELEVANT TOP relevant accurate information MIDDLE Trade sketch and/or photograph BOTTOM – instructions: CUTTING PRODUCTION TOLERANCE DELIVERY www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is a special effects specification sheet, which is a LEGAL DOCUMENT and therefore it needs to be ACCURATE……….DETAILED……..CORRECT……SPECIFIC…..and.. RELEVANT TOP relevant accurate information MIDDLE Trade sketch and/or photograph of SPECIAL EFFECT BOTTOM relevant, accurate details and instructions www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • task 1 complete the top section of the task sheet: candidate name: candidate number: date: group: www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • task 1 complete the middle section of the task sheet: identify and record the KEY FEATURES of specification sheets: sample Trim Production fit and approval special effects …………………… .tech pack …………………… .emails www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • task 1 complete the bottom section of the task sheet: candidate Signature: date: www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • I will suggest that you watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ3Ec1p93PA…(how to read a tape measure) Details of an apparel product is communicated through visual and written communication in the form of TRADE SKETCHES which include:…………..MEASUREMENT POINTS……..ARROWS ………and REFERENCE CODES www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • I would suggest tast you watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEFMI0GmjJc… | October 31, 2008 |Alexander West provides a detailed instruction on how to measure your dress shirt. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • Don’t forget to close all openings – buttons, zippers, etc Lay the garment flat on the table – no creases Start with the 3 critical points And, most importantly………enjoy! www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The 3 critical measuring points on a skirt are: WAIST HIP LENGTH These are the measurements that are the most critical ones to be used, when time is very limited and only a quick measurement can be taken to work out whether or not the overall size dimensions of garment is correct or not. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The 3 critical measuring points on a pant are: WAIST HIP LENGTH These are the measurements that are the most critical ones to be used, when time is very limited and only a quick measurement can be taken to work out whether or not the overall size dimensions of garment is correct or not. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The 3 critical measuring points on a shirt are: ACROSS SHOULDER ACROSS CHEST LENGTH These are the measurements that are the most critical ones to be used, when time is very limited and only a quick measurement can be taken to work out whether or not the overall size dimensions of garment is correct or not. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • You will all be measuring a tailored jacket. This is lined jacket which lots of detail, like welt pockets, collar lapels, panel lines, etc www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • This is the measurement sheet you will be using. NOTE: There is a column for the front and the back measurement, which is then added together to find the total measurement. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • The 3 critical measuring points on a jacket are: ACROSS CHEST LENGTH BOTTON EDGE (HEM) These are the measurements that are the most critical ones to be used, when time is very limited and only a quick measurement can be taken to work out whether or not the overall size dimensions of garment is correct or not. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • At our next session we will be completing task 2: Measuring points, Measuring and Trade sketching (includes garment measurement revision). The skill of being able to accurate measure a garment has been become extremely critical in the past few years, especially since many of our products are manufactured offshore! www.FashionMentorOnline.com www.FashionMentorOnline.com
  • You’ve just seen the first session of my ‘How to develop product specifications for fashion design’, if you would like more information about this unit, just email me at [email_address]   And if you have any questions, just email me and I'll be happy to answer them for you.   Warmly Cheryl
  • Transcript

    • 1. www.FashionMentorOnline.com specifications
    • 2. LMTFD4012B develop product specifications for fashion design www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 3. resources www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 4. assessment tasks
      • Task 1: Key features of specification sheets
      • Task 2: Measuring points, measuring and Trade sketching
      • Task 3: Sample, trim, production and fit & approval
      • specification sheets
      • Task 4: Industry research report
      • Task 5: Project 1 – Adults wear, using templates
      • Task 6: Project 2 – Children’s wear, using templates
      • Task 7: Project 3 – Own garment, using own spec sheets
    • 5. legal document www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 6. top of sample specification www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 7. middle of sample specification www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 8. bottom of sample specification www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 9. ‘ graded spec’ www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 10. email www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 11. legal document
      • accurate
      • detailed
      • specific
      • communication tool
    • 12. www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 13. Further reading www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 14. Other Resources www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 15. Other Resources www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 16. introduction to specification sheets www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 17. sample spec sheet
      • TOP relevant accurate information
      • MIDDLE Trade sketch measuring points, arrows and ref codes
      • BOTTOM Ref code, measuring points, ‘graded spec, grading increments and tolerances
    • 18. trim spec sheet
      • TOP relevant accurate information
      • MIDDLE and BOTTOM
      • All relevant trimmings details:
      • CARE INSTRUCTION LABELS
      • BRAND LABELS
      • ZIPS
      • BUTTONS, BRAIDS etc
    • 19. fit and approval spec sheet
      • TOP relevant accurate information
      • MIDDLE Trade sketch and/or photograph
      • BOTTOM Relevant, accurate information/comments taken at the SAMPLE FITTING
    • 20. production spec sheet
      • TOP relevant accurate information
      • MIDDLE Trade sketch and/or photograph
      • BOTTOM – instructions:
      • CUTTING
      • PRODUCTION
      • TOLERANCE
      • DELIVERY
    • 21. special effects spec sheet
      • TOP relevant accurate information
      • MIDDLE Trade sketch and/or photograph of SPECIAL EFFECT
      • BOTTOM relevant, accurate details and instructions
    • 22. task 1
      • complete the top section of the task sheet:
      • candidate name:
      • candidate number:
      • date:
      • group:
      www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 23. task 1
      • complete the middle section of the task sheet:
      • identify and record the KEY FEATURES of specification sheets:
      • sample
      • trim
      • production
      • fit and approval
      • special effects
      • …………………… .tech pack
      • …………………… .emails
    • 24. task 1
      • complete the bottom section of the task sheet:
      • candidate signature:
      • date:
      www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 25. measuring points measuring trade sketching www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 26. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEFMI0GmjJc www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 27.
      • close all openings – buttons, zippers, etc
      • garment flat on table – no creases
      • start with the 3 critical points
      • enjoy!
      www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 28. N.B. 3 critical points
    • 29. N.B. 3 critical points
    • 30.  
    • 31. measuring a jacket www.FashionMentorOnline.com
    • 32.  
    • 33. N.B. 3 critical points
    • 34. www.FashionMentorOnline.com Task 2: Measuring points, measuring and Trade sketching n ext session - task 2
    • 35.
      • You’ve just seen the first session of my
      • ‘ How to develop product specifications for fashion design’ , if you would like more information about this unit, just email me at [email_address] com
      •  
      • And if you have any questions, just email me and I'll be happy to answer them for you.
      •  
      • Warmly
      • Cheryl