Quality control, or QC for short, is a process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production. ISO 9000 defines quality control as “A part of quality management focused on fulfilling quality requirements”.
Here are the steps:
01. Confirmation of apparel quantity
At the very first step of quality inspection, a quality inspector should confirm the total quantity of garments according to buyer’s requirement.
02. Confirmation of trimmings and accessories
Here, quality inspector should check various trimmings and accessories needed in the garments according to buyer’s instruction.
03. Measurement inspection
In this stage, quality inspector should compare the garment measurements against the customer’s measurement charts such as sleeve length, garment length etc.
04. Garment’s in-side inspection
Here, quality inspector should check the garment’s inside part to find out various problems such as unbalanced sleeve edge, incorrect side shape etc.
05. Garment’s out-side inspection
Quality inspector should check here the garment’s outside part to find out different problems such as open seam, needle holes & marks etc.
06. Final inspection
In final inspection, quality inspector should check different issues about the garments such as shade variation from one part of garment to another, correct labeling etc.
Here, quality inspector should check various problems of packing according to buyer’s instruction such as dirt’s & stains, correct size of poly bag, garment’s quantity per carton etc.