Frequently asked questions
We would be happy to answer your questions
Submit an enquiry form or if you prefer call us 02 8096 0701 during office hours.
Do you have a price list?
While we do have a standard pricing for all our services we do not provide a general price list to customers. We believe the most accurate way to cost your production is with an itemised estimate from us. We would be happy to provide you with an obligation free estimate for your work usually within two working days.
You can request an estimate by completing an Enquiry Form.
Do we make patterns for babywear?
Yes. Our pattern makers have extensive experience in all aspect of pattern making and garment construction including:
- Sports and Activewear
- Lingerie and Intimates
- Swim and Surfwear
- Made To Order
My business is not in Sydney… Is that a problem?
We have interstate and international clients. With today’s internet capabilities we are able to visually communicate with you, discuss ideas and share files no matter where you are.
What other services do you offer?
- Garment design
- Trend research
- Data file conversion and transfer to and from Gerber PDS including .dxf .ai .jpg .eps and .pdf
- Digitising cardboard patterns
- Logo and image sublimation
- Illustrated presentation story boards
- Fit model
- Look book photography
- Production planning and management
- Fabric and accessories sourcing
Do you make other types of patterns?
Yes. We have produced patterns for hats, scarves, handbags, carry bags, belts, ties and soft furnishings including couch covers, sofas, and cushions.
What is your minimum order quantity for manufacture?
Minimum orders quantities vary depending on the garment type and production requirements. In general we consider a minimum order to be 20 pieces per style/size.
We have an extensive network of suppliers and manufactures and offer both Australian and offshore manufacturing options.
I don't have any industry experience. Can you help me?
Yes. All our clients share in our expertise and knowledge. We are immensely proud to have helped many new business start-ups achieve their product goals.
Who owns my patterns and will my ideas and intellectual property be safe?
The confidentiality and security of your work is of paramount importance to us. Caryn Luxton Design employees have signed confidentiality agreements with the company.
The company and or its employees will not distribute, alter, copy, publish or discuss your concepts, designs, pattern files or production with any third party for any reason without you or your company's expressed consent.
Pattern design and copyright:
The ownership and copyright of drafted (cardboard) and or digital patterns will pass to you or your company on receipt of final payment for all work commissioned.
All digital files will be made available to you on request on receipt of final payment. A small file recovery fee may be incurred for this service.