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Prototype & Sample Making

From sketch to product

Prototype & Sample Making

In the world of fashion and garment creation, the step of prototype and sample making is crucial. 3rd Floor Tailors excels in this area, transforming design ideas, hand-drawn sketches, virtual prototypes, or existing garments into high-quality prototypes and samples. This process is not just a technical task; it’s the birth of a vision into a tangible reality.

From Concept to Creation: The Art of Prototyping

Prototype and sample making at 3rd Floor Tailors is a detailed and meticulous process. Starting with a client’s idea, whether it’s for bridal wear, evening wear, leather products, or prom dresses, the journey of creating a prototype begins. The expertise of our skilled sample makers allows us to produce a sample that serves multiple purposes: from being a cornerstone for sales and marketing strategies to being an essential tool for production and fittings.

Our approach to custom fashion prototype development services is comprehensive. We build prototypes based on your design specifications, conducting thorough testing and revisions. This iterative process ensures that the final product not only aligns with the envisioned design but also excels in fit, appearance, and performance. Attention to detail is our mantra, and it reflects in every stitch and seam of the prototype.

For clients seeking affordable garment sample making for designers, 3rd Floor Tailors offers an efficient and cost-effective solution. Our services cater to both small and large projects, guiding designers through the technical intricacies of transforming an idea into a production-ready sample. This includes navigating various levels of complexity and offering innovative clothing prototype design for startups.

Bridging Design and Production

The clientele for prototyping and sample making at 3rd Floor Tailors is diverse. We assist emerging designers, established brands, and individual clients in bringing their creative visions to life. Our service in professional apparel prototyping and testing is particularly valuable for those in the initial stages of their fashion journey, providing them with a tangible representation of their design concept.

In addition to traditional categories, we also excel in bespoke pattern making and sample creation. This service is ideal for clients looking to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. Whether it’s a groundbreaking evening gown or a trendsetting leather jacket, our team is equipped to handle various fabric types and design complexities.

Crafting Your Vision into Reality

In summary, the prototype and sample making services at 3rd Floor Tailors are not just about creating a sample; they are about breathing life into your creative vision. With our expertise, dedication to quality, and attention to detail, we ensure that every prototype and sample we create is a step towards turning your fashion dreams into a tangible and successful reality. Whether you are an aspiring designer or an established brand, our doors are open to help you navigate the exciting journey from concept to creation.

Prototype for Production

Samples are inevitably necessary before starting bulk production.We can make pre-production samples that reflect all details needed to produce the style. You will not only get a prototype; we’ll develop the methods in which the product will be manufactured efficiently with the best quality. We will ensure your product will surpass your customers’ expectations, and this is a sure way to keep your customers coming and referring your product to others.

Samples for Photoshoots

If you need a sample to promote your style in the media like TV ads, promotional clippings, and catalogues, we got you covered. We will make the photo shoot samples according to your intended model’s body fit.

Start-ups for Runway Shows

If you are a fashion start-up and need help, we do that too! We will help in creating a dress for your fashion show.

Prototype for Small Fashion Brands

All you need is just a drawing! Our professionals will discuss your idea, feasibility, sizing, fabrics, make the mock-up muslin, and fit it on your fit model.

Prototyping for Private Clients

Once you have a prototype, then we can do quality and design testing and modification. At each stage of this development, we can refine the newer version of your product each time.

Samples for Fashion Students

Do you have a design idea but don’t know where to start? We can help!
Once you have a prototype, then we can do quality and design testing and modification. At each stage of this development, we can refine the newer version of your product each time.

The Process



Our in-house professional will look at what you’re trying to achieve and make recommendations regarding construction, fabric choice, colour, and finishing.



We can use your work with physical objects and “create” them or use your drawings.



We then work with you to ensure the prototype meets your exact specifications and will fine-tune where required.

After your prototype is complete, we can make you a pattern. Attention to detail is of absolute importance to us to ensure our clients always get the expected results.

Also, at 3rd Floor Tailors we have experience with a wide range of tailoring services. Services available include: Professional Alteration and Repair, Custom Tailoring, Wedding Dress Alterations, Custom Tailored Wedding dresses

To learn more about our service, Contact us today to make an appointment.

FAQ: Prototype and Sample Making

The process involves transforming design ideas, sketches, or existing garments into high-quality prototypes and samples. This includes thorough testing and revisions to ensure the final product meets design, fit, and performance standards.

Yes, they have expertise in a wide range of product categories including bridal wear, evening wear, leather products, and prom dresses.

Absolutely. 3rd Floor Tailors caters to both small and large projects, offering guidance through all technical requirements to make your design production-ready.

Yes, they offer affordable garment sample making, catering to the needs of emerging designers and startups, providing cost-effective solutions without compromising on quality.

They focus on meticulous testing and revisions, paying utmost attention to detail in every aspect of the prototype or sample, ensuring it aligns perfectly with the client’s vision and requirements.