FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS YOUR MOQ (MINIMUM ORDER QUANTITY) ?


Our MOQ is 500 units. If you have 5 styles its 100 units per style. eg. 5 styles X 100 units = 500 units If you have 10 styles the units per style drops to 50 units per style. eg. 10 styles X 50 units = 500 units You can split the MOQ between different colours and sizes.




WHERE IS THE GARMENTS MANUFACTURED?


We manufacture everything we make in our London factory. We do not outsource our productions abroad.




CAN YOU HELP WITH FABRIC SOURCING?


Yes, we can definitely help you with fabric sourcing. We can source specialist fabrics specfically for swimwear and activewear.




DO YOU PROVIDE CONSULTATIONS?


Yes we do. There is a fee of £50 for the consultation. However we will deduct this fee if you do a production order with us.




CAN YOU PROVIDE BRAND LABELS, CARE LABELS AND SWING TAGS?


Yes we can. We can get these created for you.




I HAVE MY PATTERNS GRADED ELSEWHERE, CAN YOU JUST MANUFACTURE THE STYLES?


Yes we can. You do not need to have developed the styles with us in order for us to do the production. We are happy to check your patterns and manufacture the styles for you. Please note our MOQ for production.




I HAVE READY DESIGNS, CAN YOU HELP CREATE MY PATTERNS?


Yes we can. We can develop your patterns for you, we develop all of our patterns inhouse. We suggest doing a toile of each pattern to test them, ensuring you are happy with the fit and shape of the styles. Before going straight to a finished sample of the styles.




CAN YOU PROVIDE A QUOTE?


Yes, please send us your designs via email and we will be happy to give you a quote.




WHAT IS YOUR PAYMENT TERMS?


For patterns, toile, samples and fabric/trims : full payment is required upfront Grading : full payment is required upfront CMT Production: 70% of overall cost is required upfront, 30% is required upon collection FFP: Full payment is required upfront




DO YOU MANUFACTURE OTHER TYPES OF GARMENTS, SUCH AS DRESSES?


Yes we can. If you would like to make other types of garments as well. Please refer to our clothing manufacturing website: www.clothingmanufacturersuk.com




CAN YOU HELP START-UP BRANDS?


Yes, we can.




CAN YOU HELP WITH FABRIC PRINTING?


Yes, we can. We can print on your chosen fabrics for you.




DO YOU ONLY MANUFACTURE STANDARD SIZES?


No, we do not only do standard sizes. We can manufacture to your size charts also as well as make any custom charts that you require.




HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR THE PATTERN DEVELOPMENT TO BE COMPLETED?


It depends on the number of styles you have. However it will typically take about 2-4 weeks. Also it depends on our avilability.




HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR CMT PRODUCTION TO BE COMPLETED?


It depends on the complexity of the styles, the number of styles you have and the number of units you order, however it typically takes around 2-4 weeks for production to be completed.




CAN YOU HELP WITH TRIMS SOURCING?


Yes, we can help you with this. We source our trims from the UK, however we can source aboard if you require any specialist trimmings for your styles.




CAN YOU DO GARMENT FITTINGS?


Yes we can. We do this inhouse.




CAN YOU MAKE TECH PACKS?


Yes we can, please contact us for more information regarding pricing.




DO YOU SHIP WORLDWIDE?


Yes we do.




CAN YOU MANUFACTURE LINGERIE?


Yes we can. Please contact us for more information.




WHO OWNS THE PATTERNS YOU MAKE?


You will fully own the patterns once you have ordered 1 production round with us.




HOW MUCH DOES IT COST  TO MAKE YOUR OWN SWIMWEAR BRAND?


It varies, it depends on the designs complexity, the fabrics you choose. However there are a number of steps that is required to make your own brand. You will need patterns, samples, fabrics/trims, grading and a production as well as labelling and packaging. So you will need to budget for all of the above.




CAN YOU SPLIT THE NUMBER OF UNITS ORDERED INTO DIFFERENT COLOUR WAYS AND SIZES?


Yes you can.




CAN YOU GIVE A QUOTE BASED OFF A SKETCH?


Yes we can give you a quote based of on a sketch, however it is not a confimed price, it is merely an estimate. Until we make a finished sample, we wouldnt be able to give you a finalised price.




WHERE ARE YOU BASED?


We are located in North London. We can schedule a consultation with you, if you would like to visit us.




IS IT POSSIBLE TO SCHEDULE A MEETING TO DISCUSS A ORDER?


Yes, we can schedule a meeting with you to go over this. Please contact us for more information.




CAN YOU WORK WITH ROUGH DRAWINGS?


Yes, we can. As long as they are clear to understand and have clear annotations.




ARE THERE ANY CUSTOM OR IMPORT CHARGES TO PAY?


If you are based in the UK, there isnt any import or custom charges to pay. However if you would like us to ship the garments abroad, then there will be charges to pay. We are not responsible for those charges and these will need to be paid by you.




ARE YOU SUSTAINABLE AND ETHICAL IN YOUR PRODUCTION RUNS?


We strive to be as ethical and sustainable as possible. We try to minimise waste in our productions and use lay plans to help us reduce the amount of waste fabrics.




CAN YOU WORK FROM EXISTING SWIMWEAR GARMENTS?


Yes, we can. Some of our clients do like to use exisiting garments as reference.




CAN YOU PROVIDE CONSULTATION?


Yes, we can. Pleas let us know your requirements and we can help you through the process. There is a fee of £50 for the inital consultation, however if you proceed to production, you will get the consultation fee deducted from the production invoice




CAN YOU MANUFACTURE OTHER GARMENT TYPES? SUCH AS CLOTHING?


Yes, we can, Please visit our clothing manufacturing website: www.clothingmanufacturersuk.com





SWIMWEAR MANUFACTURERS

UNIT 59 MILL MEAD INDUSTRIAL CENTRE

MILL MEAD ROAD

LONDON

N17 9QU

Email: info@swimwearmanufacturers.co.uk

Phone number: 07522191277

OUR OPENING HOURS:

MONDAY - FRIDAY                    9AM - 5PM

SATURDAY & SUNDAY               CLOSED 

  • Instagram

©2021 by Swimwear Manufacturers

MADE ETHICALLY & SUSTAINABLY IN LONDON