10 Tricks To Check The Quality Of Clothing While Shopping
10 Tricks to check
Quality Of Clothing
Hold The Fabric Up To a Bright Light
Keep the clothing material in the lights to make sure the good quality of cloth material. The
thicker the material, higher will be the quality.
Do the “scrunch test” to see if clothes stay wrinkly
Hold the part of cloth in your fist for few seconds and then release it. Check weather the fabric
stay wrinkled or do the wrinkles come out quickly? If it doesn't stands wrinkled for a small time
period, it won't be good enough to stay longer.
do the “pull test”
Don't forget to Check for the clothing pull test. Hold the material in two hands and stretch it a bit.
If the shape of the material alters, The fabric won't be too promising to stay longer.
When in doubt, shop in the men’s department
Now a days, extremely thin and gauzy tops are mostly seen in girls shopping which allow the
designer spend less on material. If you are looking for shirt not that thinner, you are advised to try
in men's section. since menswear offers fewer clothing patterns, their items tend to be less
Avoid exposed zippers since they can be a sign of low quality
Unless the exposed zippers are part of the designed element the zippers should be flat and
covered with a pocket which guarantees proper zipping work. Make sure the stitching holding
the zipper should match the pattern
Check to see if skirts and pants have decent hem allowances
The sheath margin is the width between the seam and the sheath end . If you're tall, you know
that this extra piece of fabric to be a lifesaver when it comes to adjusting items so that they are
In general, straight skirts or pencil made of medium or heavy fabric and prefferd have 4-5cm
Don't Forget That well made pants have French seams
French seams are an excellent finishing technique, explains Roes, since gross edges of the fabric
are hidden in a well-made sewing and presentable.
Judge quality of an item by the BUTTONS & BUTTON
Lapels should have firm stitching and a space tacked to enter button. Tap the button and
make sure that it is well tailored - and there are not many wires coming out.
Pull the seams taut to see if there are gaps between the
This trick can prevent you from spending money on cheap clothes. "Best quality clothes have
more stitching per centimeter and thus have tighter seams, which means that there is less chance
of the seam undo.
Linings are always a goodsign
Having linings on cloth which holds the stitching of clothing material proves out to be great
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