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Today, the firm is in its third generation, and now owns a multi-story fully factored production facility in Rochdale where every stage from design to manufacture and even distribution remains in house, resulting in swift, accurate order processing and shorter lead times.


Patterns are the bases of a garments make-up. ASK employs experienced pattern cutters, who work alongside our design development team to ensure our range is on trend and cost effective. Much time is placed in producing accurate patterns with the aim of reducing the amount of adjustments that may be needed after the first sample. Our pattern cutters can provide full technical packs and drawings, highlighting measurements and seam details, which will guide the factory on producing the garment.

Pattern Cutting

Our team is made up of motivated and skilled in-house designers, constantly on the lookout for exciting new innovations and ideas by visiting world renowned trade and fashion shows, so you can be sure to find the latest high street and catwalk trends at ASK. The majority of our clients come to us during the Design Development Stage. We can advise on matters such as the cost effectiveness of your product, relativity to function and suitability for production. At this stage the designs are finalised, a strong idea of fabrics, trims and embellishments are given and any ...


First impressions count for everything so it is worthwhile ensuring your garments are labeled and packaged correctly. It is also worth remembering that care labels are a legal requirement, so at the very least, this needs to be included within your garment. ASK can produce all artwork (PACART) sheets for all labels, swing tickets and packaging that are required