Sample is the prototype or model of the garment. It is a model of what the bulk production is going to be done.

Making a sample is an essential first step for each item. Besides, garment sample making is one of the most important processes in garments industry because it will make the buyers to get attractiveness towards the industry. Generally buyers places the order after they are satisfied with the quality of the samples.

Types of Garment Sample: There are various types of garment sample which are made for completing an order. In garments industry samples are divided by two ways. They are development samples and production samples. And they have sub categories.

A. Development samples:

  1. Proto sample/Design sample,
  2. Fit sample,
  3. Photo shoot sample
  4. Mock up sample
  5. Size set sample,
  6. Salesman sample (SMS),
  7. Approval sample
  8. Pre-production sample (PPS),

B. Production samples:

  1. Top over production sample (TOP)/ Online sample,
  2. Shipment sample.