London Pattern Bureau is a pattern cutting and sampling studio helping designers and startup labels bringing their ideas to life by offering a complete sketch-to-sample prototyping service. We specialise in womenswear tailoring and outerwear, but our field of expertise extends to virtually all areas of clothes making, from menswear to childrenswear to sportswear. We also represent an Italian textile warehouse and can source high-quality and affordable fabrics with a low minimum order.
We work with everybody from high-end designers to e-commerce startups to students. We work on both small and large projects, whether it’s a one-off custom-made design or a full collection for Fashion Week. Our clients are an eclectic mix of independent fashion designers, entrepreneurs, students, graduates and dressmaking enthusiasts.
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We’re a small-scale product development studio, meaning that we don’t have any minimum order. Most of our clients are independent designers and entrepreneurs who have an idea but don’t have the knowledge or technical skills to make them a reality. We take the time to meet our clients and talk through their project in detail to ensure they get exactly what they want.
2. Do you have a unique expertise with in your industry?
We specialise in sustainable and ethical fashion and can help you make a responsibly made collection, whether by directing you to the right suppliers and manufacturers or by advising you on how to reduce waste and damaging materials.
3. Have you had any noteworthy Creative clients?
We have worked with a wide range of clients, from high-end established designers such as Christopher Raeburn and luxury department store Liberty to specialised agencies like Fittings Division and Studio Juice.
4. What's the best piece of advice you have for our Members?
Start small and scale up as you increase your customer base and sales. We normally recommend new designers to start with a capsule collection of 10-15 pieces to test out their ideas and market.
5. Anything else that may be of interest to our Members?
We represent an Italian-based textile supplier that stocks high-quality and affordable fabrics with a low minimum order.