Creating an Underwire Tech Pack in Illustrator
In this lesson you’ll learn how to create a swimwear tech pack with a focus on underwire tops. You’ll learn the importance of BOM (bill of materials), detail sketches, componentry including underwire and pads and specific callouts, label placements and how to put an entire tech pack together, in order for your factory to produce and create your styles for underwire swim tops.
Note: You will need access to Adobe Illustrator software in order to do this lesson.
|1||Intro to Tech Packs||1-3|
|2||Cover Page Information||1-6|
|3||Bill of Materials||1-7|
|6||Recap of Tech Packs||1-3|
MODULE 1 • Intro to Tech Packs
|1||So, a tech pack is essentially all of the information that you need to put into a package for your factory to successfully produce your garment. So, in this lesson, you’ll learn how to do a tech pack in Illustrator, and you’ll also learn the four pages that are the most important in a tech pack. So, as an overview, you’ll have your cover page, which includes your brand name, the season that it’s indicated for, the style name and number, any color call outs, and all of the components that are listed into your garment.|
|2||The second page that you’ll have is your bill of materials. This simply lists out all of the components to a granular detail and every single size, color and measurement that you need in order to create your garment.|
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