Garment Quality Requirements
In the Garment industry, the quality requirements will be created into a checklist, defects will be classified to critical, major and minor defects, and describe the overall appearance should be clean and spotless and free of such flaws of powder printing, water spot, or thread residue, and every part should be ironed flat and smooth and free of such flaws of pressing mark, overpress, or discoloration, etc.
The thread of each part should be flat, smooth, straight, and firm, the threads for sewing and buttonhole should be consistent with the fabric, and no missing end, stub, coming unsewn, double trainway line, or part missing is allowed.
The fabric quality should comply with the standards on garments exportation, and color difference should be evaluated in accordance with GB250-8 and ISO 105/A01:1984 with the aid of greyscale for color assessment, which should reach the industrial standards on garments exportation.
The specifications and dimensions should be correct and compliant with the requirements of the contract or standards. The parts of symmetrical tripe and check and requiring register should comply with the standards as specified in the contract or of the reference samples.
According to the standard of garment quality requirements, flaws are classified into Class A and Class B, as below:
Class A Flaws
Generally, Class A flaws refer to flaws compromising functionality and merchandise sales and beyond the reach of consumers for self-repair, or that the main specifications go beyond the limit deviation.
Including color difference in one article (suit), flaws of a number more than the specified limit in one part, in conformity of hair stream, nonconformity of symmetrical tripe and check to the standard, nonconformity of symmetrical parts to the standard, degumming, strike-through, button omission, button missing, uncut buttonhole, buttonhole thread broken, asymmetry between button and buttonhole;
Sewing easing is highly uneven, sewing Chizong, missing items, misordering, coming unsewn, broken stitching, hair omission, broken hole, ironing discoloration, water spot, pressing mark, dirty mark;
Wrinkling around the embroidered surface, embroidery omission, mark exposure, inferior quality of the chain, corrosion of metal, serious poor pressing, uneven ironing, obvious deformation after washing, conformity of one article (suit), obvious deformation after washing, yellow spot, white spot, streak.
Class B Flaws
Class B flaws refer to flaws more acceptable than Class A flaws: failure to drop needle (cutting) or (stripping), inconspicuous yellow spot or white spot after washing, unstraight, or unsmooth streak line of different width, unfirm button, slightly uneven sewing easing, slightly sewing puckering.
Poor appearance of pressing and folding, nonconformity of lining tightness to shell fabric tightness.
Common Defects from Garment Quality Inspection
Crossed front edge, unmeet front edge, shoulder break, perpendicular collar, cowls, neck-hole slit, fullness on top collar, tight top collar, collar stand breakpoint, sleeve incongruousness, rear sleeve top wrinkling, lack of fullness at the chest of a business suit, crossed or unmeet vent, uneven waistband neckline, front rise wrinkling, drop-crotch, skewwhiff vertical line of thigh line, uneven length of front fly and under the fly of trousers, placket bottom spread open uneven side pocket.