Consumption Calculation for One Piece Trouser

Consumption calculation for trouser:
The clear concept on correct fabric consumption is a primary requirement for a merchandiser as fabric cost bears 40% to 45% of the total cost of any garment. The fabric which is required to produce a trouser is called the consumption of trouser. How much fabric is needed to produce trouser, we can determine it through marker planning or a suitable mathematical expression.

Today, Trouser is one of the common garment manufacturing items in the apparel industry. Knitted Trousers can be made from fleece fabric or a single jersey. The calculation process of fabric consumption for trousers is the same for both fabric types.

Consumption Calculation for One Piece Trouser

For Trouser,

• G.S.M. (given by buyer) = 180 – 250
• Sewing & seam allowance = 1.50 – 3cm
• Wastage % = 5%
• Measurement chart (given by buyer)

Measurement Chart:

 Parts Name Given Estimated a) Waist 112 cm 114 cm b)Side seam (length) 107 cm 114 cm c) Thigh (width) 66 cm 72 cm d) Front rise 28 cm e) Back rise 36 cm f)Leg Opening (bottom) 46 cm

…………………………………………..L x W x 12 x GSM
Cost Per Dozen (CPD) = ………………………………………. kg
…………………………………………………….107

…..114 x 2 x 72 x 12 x 200
= …………………………………. kg
………………….107

= 3.93 kg

Actual CPD = (3.93 + 5%) kg

= 4.1265 kg

Fabric consumption for 1 dozen Trousers is 4.1265 kg.

So, Fabric consumption for per piece Trouser is = 4.1265/12 kg

= 0.34 kg

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Consumption determination of fabric is an important term in textile merchandising. Since it depends on fabric prices therefore accurate and closure consumption will reduce fabric wastage. That will be beneficial for producing trousers at a competitive cost. So, we should keep proper knowledge of fabric consumption properly. Hopefully, after reading this article you will understand how you can calculate the consumption of a trouser. Before taking orders from buyers, it is the merchandiser’s responsibility to calculate the fabric consumption of trousers then according to the consumption and costing bargain with the buyer.

```Author of this Article:
Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.