For my first week I was in for 4 days for 5 hours each day. The Cavern Club had put a big order in and I had a lot of t-shirts to sew labels on. I spent the whole week sewing labels and packing the tops for the cavern club. It was a big deadline and I had to work efficiently and well as if I didn’t keep up the order wouldn’t be sent out on time I had to work with other members of staff to make sure that we all completed our jobs on time. I also spent time watching the staff on the embroidery machine and printing and trying to learn and understand. I found it very interesting to learn the methods used in the garment making industry as we have learned about this before when writing our CAD/CAM reports it was good to see it in person as I feel I learn better and understand better that way.
I had to be quick this week as there was a lot to do and as we all work together as one team we all had to make sure that we were doing our job as quickly and neatly as possible. As soon as the tops are picked to the correct amount on order form and then the screen printers will get the screens with the design and print the tops, I am usually the second to last stop as I sew on the labels. I have learnt this week also how the screen printing works, the order of the process, and I can apply my new found knowledge to my work in college as I feel this will help me a lot in our communication and visualization lesson which I struggle with the most as they use a lot of CAD Continue reading “Impressions Screen Print LTD- First week”