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Sampling and Manufacture

Established in 2017 the Design and Manufacture Studio at Self Made creates first patterns, sampling, grades and short run production from 5 units to 300 units.


We give advice on first patterns and samples to help you gain a professional product. The price is charged at an hourly rate for sampling. Prices for manufacture vary on quantities and complexity of each garment and is charged at a unit rate.


There is a wide cross section of clients that use Self Made Studios ranging from new business start-ups such as Messy Little Things and more established brands such as Freya Lillie.

Self Made Studios can stitch most products including light tailoring, women's wear, children's wear and men's wear. We have also had diverse product manufacture request from Lamp Shades to Tepee flooring. We now also have the capability to work with stretch materials. 


How it works at Self Made Studios.
As a client you can expect the following processes:

- Initial Strategic Meeting 

- Initial Design development

- Sample Development Process
- Sample specifications
- Place order for patterns/Samples

- Place order for grading and manufacture

- Packing and shipping for UK


42 Market Place

Bishop Auckland
DL14 7PB

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