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eBook: Guide to Producing Garments in Vietnam


Book 1: Table of Contents


Chapter 1 My best advice
Chapter 2 Meeting MOQs
Chapter 3 Choosing fabrics
Chapter 4 Printing options
Chapter 5 Know your trims
Chapter 6 Know your accessories
Chapter 7 Prepare tech packs
Chapter 8 Getting samples made
Chapter 9 Find the right factory
Chapter 10 Packing options
Chapter 11 Bond with factory
Chapter 12 Negotiating strategies
Chapter 13 Production steps
Chapter 14 How to manage quality
Chapter 15 Shipping Documents
Chapter 16 Choose Freight Forwarder
Chapter 17 Calculate Import Duties

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  • How to start up a fashion line Start a fashion line in Vietnam, is that your goal? I can introduce you to factories and fabric suppliers. I wrote my best advice in books for you.
  • Guide to Producing Garments in Vietnam Allow me to share 10 years worth of resources based on my experience as a guide to producing garments in Vietnam
    • Best Garment Manufacturing Trade Shows I have been to the best garment manufacturing trade shows. Find out how what to expect and how to meet overseas apparel factories.
    • Manufacture Clothing in Vietnam I recommend starting with 1,000 pieces per style per color to manufacture clothing in vietnam. Let's chat and I will explain why.
    • Clothing Fabrics 101 Need help sourcing knit and woven textiles in Ho Chi Minh city? I can help you with clothing fabrics 101 in Vietnam.
    • Apparel Tech Pack Basics May I explain apparel tech pack basics for you? I am a marketing manager that works inside a garment factory in Vietnam. Spec sheets the key.
    • English Speaking Clothing Manufacturers in Saigon May I introduce you to English speaking clothing manufacturers in Saigon? Are you producing knit or woven style garments? Let's talk.
    • Vietnam Freight Forwarders Vietnam freight forwarders get your garments through customs, across oceans and to your warehouse. I can introduce you to my favourite logistics company in HCMC.
    • US Import Duty Rates Us import duty rates for garments into US from Vietnam are the same as China for now. Contact me to get the latest update on export duty rates.
    • Shipping Documents to Import Clothes into Vietnam What shipping documents to import clothes into Vietnam are necessary? I explain basic terms like consignee that you should be aware of before meeting a freight forwarder.
    • Garment Quality Control in Vietnam Garment quality control in Vietnam is either done in house, by a third party or both. Allow me to explain AQL and 4 point fabric inspection.
    • Garment Manufacturing Lead Time What is garment manufacturing lead time when producing apparel in Vietnam? Does it include shipping time? Vietnam is typically 60 to 120 days.
    • How to Negotiate Garment Price in Vietnam How to negotiate garment price in Vietnam is a science and an art. Never give your target price because you don't want to leave money on the table. I can help you.
    • Pattern Maker in Vietnam A freelance pattern maker in Vietnam is hard to find. When you work with a sewing factory you will have the chance to work closely with one if you are lucky.
    • Garment Packing Options Garment packing options may seem trivial but they can cost you if you don't make the right choices. Allow me to explain.
    • Salesman Clothing Samples Free salesman clothing samples are a standard practice in Vietnam if you prove to the factory that you are serious about placing an order.
    • Buying Garment Accessories in Vietnam Are you buying garment accessories in Vietnam? Do you need helping working with your factory to get the right price/quality ratio?
    • Sourcing Fabric Trims in Vietnam Sourcing fabric trims in Vietnam starts by visiting three fabric markets in Saigon. The team I work with can take you there.
    • Garment Printing Primer I wrote a garment printing primer that explains the difference between water based and plastisol screen printing in Vietnam.
    • Vietnam Manufacturing Micro Community Vietnam Manufacturing Micro Community
  • How to Start a Clothing Line Are you learning how to start a clothing line? Allow me to share three tips and tell you about the people I have helped.
  • Sewing Suppliers in Vietnam Searching for sewing suppliers in Vietnam? I can introduce you and I promote a variety of garment related resources like VITAS, VINATEX and AGTEK.
  • Chris Walker in Saigon I prepare you to meet factories in Vietnam and then introduce you to the. I am Chris Walker in Saigon.