How To Start Your Tailoring Business Anywhere In 5 Steps

Everyone is a businessman if you consider, but without efforts these all businessman are just pocket full of ideas and nothing else. Because business requires a lot of efforts to turn those ideas into working and keep the spirit alive. 9 to 5 job is easy whereas owning a business is class apart because making your ideas work as a successful business is the chain of constant efforts and support embraced with work force. So here we are going to discuss some of the key features to be considered while starting a tailoring business.

Start Your Tailoring Business

1. Location :

Being a tailor you have to be aware of your surroundings a lot because according to surrounding people decide their clothes. Like people in deep south prefer wearing lungis with half shirt but in freezing cold Kashmir there’s shawl Pashmina. If you judge your surrounding well then your location part is over and you can worry on other prerequisite.

Tailoring Business - Location Is Important
Tailoring Business – Location Is Important

2. Type of people around the site :

You must have shrewd judgement about the people, if they would be affordable enough to buy your clothes out. If you make heavy armoured suit for a Lion will it buy that one? NO!! because Lion needs no armour in his habitat but you have to sell that armour to maybe JACKAL!!! (that would be a fair deal right?). In the same way you have to take care if people around you can afford your price, so be very specific in choosing the price range you working for people around you. You can try increasing or decreasing products/services rates at initial level and then look into the feedback given by people and staff for future endeavours.

Tailoring Business - Type Of People & Feedback
Tailoring Business – Type Of People & Feedback

3. Training and internship program you can give :

To be very effective for any business to run what you suggest? Hard Work? Self Confidence? Cheerleaders? NAAAAAAHHHH!! It’s Training and Internship program….. okay okay that didn’t soothed your ears? yeah mine too. But you have to do this because tailoring is technical practice not furious football match of your school so that you gonna be needing any cheerleaders. I know this sounds dull but you gotta do what you gotta do. So make an effective training program with strict measure and run along internship to make interesting people join. You can easily start giving 3 months to 6 months certification course plans, and in return the interns will help you in minimizing your burden.

Tailoring Business - Internship & Certification
Tailoring Business – Internship & Certification

4. Tools :

If business is one part of the program then tools are the better half of the program. You have to be equipped like anything with tools, feel like it’s cold war against the people who wear bad clothing, the weight is on your shoulder to make them look right and wear right. But for this purpose to be achieved, you have to be with proper advancement of tools with you. You need to install adjustable seats according to your machinery. Be prepared with good entryway tables, let your walls be fixed with good texture if it reflects tailoring in some way then it’s perfect. Let your walls be covered with good looking slogans so that people take your call more serious. These are the tools which no one thought about but put a last long impression on minds of customer.

Tailoring Business - Tools, Accessories & Appearance Of Business Place
Tailoring Business – Tools, Accessories & Appearance Of Business Place

5. Sewing Machines :

Well good attire makes more FIREEE!!! To make more out of your work spend more on your essentials. Have a good machine set up which won’t be making you faster only but would make you more precise, concentrated, more professional and list goes on and on. Good machine set up would blew most of your competition away and will make you KING of the street out there… wait.. That’s not how it WORKS!! You still have to be more and more dedicated and be more loving towards your work if that makes sense. But yes this good set up of machine will make you stand a step ahead of them for sure.

Tailoring Business - Sewing Machines
Tailoring Business – Sewing Machines

Also after considering all these factors, you can make a ecommerce website to sell the products online. Moreover you can simply create an account on amazon, flipkart etc as a seller to sell your products across India. Trust me, if people start liking your products online, then sky is the limit.

Conclusion : You are just a few steps away from starting your tailoring business

Among all the points I discussed here Top 4 points are your self assignment which you should be doing by yourself but what I can do is, I can help you with Sewing Machines things. Here’s a list of best sewing machines from USHA which I would recommend. You can have a look onto them and might go for them as well if you find them fancy.


Hello readers, my name is Usha and I'm a full time teacher of tailoring profession. I've been teaching since last 16 years and in year 2016 I've decided to take this online. Thanks to you readers, subscribers and internet for making this happen. Here at ushaseminary I write about drafting, cutting, clothing and fashion :)

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