There are several procedures that jeans manufacturers should accomplish to make a pair of jeans. First, the designer will come up with the designs of the jeans according to the body measurements data of women, men, kids and others considering the shrinkage of the fabric when washed. The designer will also create a pattern according to the data that normally cost about 20 pieces of hard paper to create the jeans. This already includes the five pockets, four legs, waist brace and others. The pattern paper so that when cutting the denim fabric cloth out, they will not mix together. The pattern paper today is drawn by special computer, to minimize any waste fabric cloth.
The second step involves the workers stacking the many pieces of cloth altogether, the patterns will put on the top of the cloth and it will be nailed on the cloth by stapler in order for the pattern not to move easily when working.
Then the workers will utilize a textile cutting machine to cut the huge cloth into separate cloth pieces. The patterns will be numbers so they won’t mix with each other. The cloths will be sewed into pair of jeans. This would normally take about 1.3 yards to generate a pair of man jeans and for women is 1.1 to 1.2 yards of cloth.
The fourth step is the sewing or stitching procedures and there are around forty procedures in making pair of jeans using various kinds of sewing machine. The quality of the sewing is important to jeans. The stitches should be even, with no broken, loose or twisted thread.
When the clothes are sewing into pair of jeans, it will proceed into the washing factory for numerous kinds of washing. There are normally over ten kinds of washing such as garment wash, enzyme wash, stone wash, chemical wash, bleach wash, sand wash, snow wash and destroy wash. All of these make the jean soft and more comfortable.
The sixth step involves after washing the jeans is the final treatment which includes trimming excessive thread, leather label stitching, rivet punching, high temperature laundering, logo and the placing of tags.