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”.
To get your quality inspection right, here are steps you should follow:
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 the buyer’s requirement.
02. Confirmation of trimmings and accessories
Here, the quality inspector should check various trimmings and accessories needed in the garments according to buyer’s instruction.
03. Measurement inspection
At this stage, the quality inspector should compare the garment’s measurements against the customer’s measurement charts and compares things such as sleeve length, garment length etc.
04. Garment’s in-side inspection
Here, quality inspector should check the garment inside to find various problems such as unbalanced sleeve edge, incorrect side shape, etc.
05. Garment’s out-side inspection
The quality inspector should check the garment’s outside part to find out different problems such as open seam, needle holes & marks, etc.
If you’re a t-shirt printer, take a look at our article on how to determine the quality of your blank t-shirts.
06. Final inspection
For the final inspection, the quality inspector should check different issues about the garments such as shade variation from one part of the garment to another, correct labelling, etc.
Here, the 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.