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Shortcut Method of Fabric Consumption Formula for Woven Shirt

Shortcut Method of Fabric Consumption Formula for Woven Shirt
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Asst. Merchandiser
Opex Sinha Group, Narayongonj
Email: raju.uttara72@yahoo.com




Introduction:
In the garments trade, consumption means quality of raw materials with a view to determine the price of a garment. In order to calculate the above quantity how much fabric, sewing thread, zipper, button and other accessories are required to produce a garment up to the exporting is called consumption.

In previous article we have discussed about: 
Fabric Consumption Calculation of Long Sleeve Woven Shirt

It is called Shortcut formula for quick consumption.

Body length = Body length + Seam allowance. (In case of wash garments, washing allowance to be added).

Body width = Chest width + Seam allowance. (In case of wash garments, washing allowance to be added).

Sleeve length = Sleeve length + Seam allowance. (in case of wash garments, washing allowances to be added).

Example :
How much fabric would be required to produce a Basic long sleeve shirt , where:

  • Body length = 32"
  • 1/2 Chest = 24"
  • Sleeve length = 23"
  • & Fabric width = 45"
Body length = 32" + 1" (Seam Allowance) = 33"

Sleeve Length = 23" + 2.5" (Cuff width) + 1.5" (Seam Allowance) = 27"

1/2 Chest Width = 24" +1" ( S.A) + 3" Pleat Width = 28"

Consumption Formula = { 1/2 Chest × ( C.B length + Sleeve length ) × 2 ÷ 36 ÷ Fabric Width + Wastage %}

So, Consumption = { 28 × (33 + 27)} × 2 ÷ 36 ÷ 44 + 5%

                             = {28×60} × 2 ÷ 36 ÷ 44+5%

                            = 2.22 yds/pc.
Fig : Shortcut consumption formula for woven shirt
Conclusion :
So the consumption formula is very important for garments production and over all garments activities. Shortcut consumption formula is easy and short time formula for consumption.

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