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PATTERN GRADING
This process is carried out with the
aim of acquiring different sizes for
a single design, covering the entire
range of sizes offered by the market
in which the collection is to be sold.
This is done mainly by rearranging
certain stitches of the outline of each
of the pieces that make up the basic
pattern of the garment, which may or
may not affect other internal stitching
of the designs.
Throughout this process the role of
the pattern designer is of utmost
importance. The pattern designer is
a professional that works alongside
the designer and is responsible for
developing both the original pattern
and the grading, indicating the mate-
rials and exact accessories for each
piece.
Once the specific materials and the
grading have been indicated for the
garment, the design is ready to be
sent to the workshop for production.
CALCULATION
OF COSTS
Before undertaking the collection of
samples, once the general lines of the
collection and its designs have been
defined, a planning template should
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