Identification of different types of sewing faults and their remedies in knit garment production
Sharifuzzaman, A B M
Islam, Md. Meherajul
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Sewing process is one of the most important stages in garments production. During production in sewing process can be create some faults or defects, that can be causes low quality of the garments item. Some faults are recoverable and some cannot recoverable. Sewing faults can be causes of lower price of products, which not economical friendly for the garments industries. We investigated and observe two knit garment industries few days for sewing faults, which are commonly occurring during production operation process by worker. In our investigation we found some faults like broken stitch 8.91%, Skip stitch 16.80%, Open seam 15.78% and other sewing faults at Suprov Composite Knit Ltd. And similarly when we observed at Aman Tex Ltd. we found broken stitch 4.81%, Join stitch 4.39%, Uncut thread 20.33%, Up-down 17.31%, Rag edge 7.28% and others. Finally we found total 6.38% garments are defective causes of sewing problem for a single calculation for two industries. The main aim of this study is to investigate whether the knitwear production process is under control in a knitwear production enterprise and to detect the process with highest rate of sewing faults in sewing process and finally to make suggestion for improving the quality control.
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