# Fabric Consumption Calculation for Polo Shirt

**Fabric Consumption Calculation Method for Knitted Polo Shirt**

**Mayedul Islam**

Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.

Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Email: mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

**Fabric consumption:**

Fabric consumption is a common term in **garments merchandising** sector. You can easily reduce the fabric wastage if you can make an accurate consumption of that order. Accurate fabric consumption is proportional to order profit.

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As its importance in garments merchandising, today I will discuss about the method of **fabric consumption calculation** for polo shirt. Hope it will be very effective for you.

**Method of Fabric Consumption Calculation for Knitted Polo Shirt:**

Before going to the consumption calculation, you have to identify the every parts of a knitted polo shirt. A knitted polo shirt consists with the following parts-

- Body parts (Body + Sleeve),
- Collar,
- Cuff,
- Pocket,
- Half-moon.

But pocket and half moon is totally depends on the buyer, if the buyer advised about it, then you have to do that.

**Suppose,**

H & M forwards a knitted polo shirt item order (10000pcs) to you with following specification.

- 100% cotton single jersey fabric for body parts (Body + Sleeve), Half-moon and Pocket. Where fabric
**GSM**is 160. - 1 × 1 Rib fabric for collar and Cuff. Where the fabric GSM is 230.

**Follow the below measurement chart.**

**Now, find out the fabric consumption for the above order.**

So, in the below, now I will present the total fabric consumption method for the above order in part by part:

**1. Fabric consumption for Body parts (Body +Sleeve):**

Here, we will follow the following formula (per dozen),

= 2.48kg per dozen.

So, fabric consumption for Body parts (Body +Sleeve) is 2.48kg per dozen.

**2. Fabric consumption for Collar:**

Here, we will follow the following formula (per dozen),

= 0.12144kg per dozen.

So, fabric consumption for Collar is 0.12144kg per dozen.

**3. Fabric consumption for Cuff:**

Here, we will follow the following formula (per dozen),

= 0.072kg per dozen.

So, fabric consumption for Cuff is 0.072kg per dozen.

**4. Fabric consumption for Pocket:**

Here, we will follow the following formula (per dozen),

= 0.03kg per dozen.

So, fabric consumption for Pocket is 0.03kg per dozen.

**5. Fabric consumption for Half- moon:**

Here, we will follow the following formula (per dozen),

= 0.04kg per dozen.

So, fabric consumption for Half- moon is 0.04kg per dozen.

**Now, total amount of cotton single jersey fabric needed for this order is (per dozen),**

= [{Fabric consumptions for Body parts (Body +Sleeve) + Fabric consumptions for Pocket + Fabric consumption for Half- moon} + wastage (10%)]

= {(2.48+ 0.03+ 0.04) kg + 10%}

= 2.55kg + 10%

= 2.805kg per dozen

So, for 10000pcs (833.33 dozen) polo shirts, cotton single jersey fabric needed (2.805 × 833.33) = 2337.5kg

And,**Total amount of (1 × 1) Rib fabric needed for this order is (per dozen),**

= {(Fabric consumptions for Collar + Fabric consumptions for Cuff) + wastage (10%)}

= {(0.12144 + 0.072) kg + 10%}

= (0.19344kg + 10%)

= 0.213kg per dozen.

So, for 10000pcs (833.33 dozen) polo shirts, (1 × 1) Rib fabric needed (0.213 × 833.33) = 177.50kg.

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