Fair Trade Manufacturing Services

Products ranging from apparel and accessories to bags and gifts.

Comprehensive Manufacturing Services

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Pattern Making & Grading

Your specs and drawings transformed into production-ready patterns.

Custom Designs & Consultancy

Need assistance with your designs? Our experienced team is here to help.

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Product Sampling

Pre-production sample garments made for final approval.

Fabric Sourcing

We'll search our extensive supplier network to find the right fabric for your garments.

Private Label

Your products manufactured under your brand name. Packed with your tags and labels.

Cut & Sew Manufacturing

Production of garments from your patterns starting at 100 units per style.

Fabric options

  • Block print

  • Gurjari fabric

  • Ikat

  • Khadi

  • South cotton

  • Organic fabrics

  • Satin

  • Knitted jersey

  • Cotton canvas

  • Cotton sheeting

  • Viscose crepe

  • Silk

Supply your own fabric or we can source it for you. Fabric customization and pattern modifications are available for quantities above 500 pieces (dependent on the size of the product).

We work with all kinds of natural fiber fabrics to create your handcrafted fashion, home and office accessories and garments:

Multiple quality checks

We take quality seriously. Every product passes through multiple quality checks before it is shipped.

Fabric is checked on arrival

We ensure that shade matches approved color and shrinkage is within acceptable limits.

On the production line

Each garment/product is quality checked before leaving the production floor.

At packing

Each garment is checked again at Creative Handicrafts HQ before it is packed for shipment.

A winning choice

Healthy work conditions and fair pay are just the beginning at Creative Handicrafts. We are an enthusiastic member of the Fair Trade movement because we believe it's possible to deliver great products without exploiting the people that make them.

Fair Trade Guaranteed

Committed to quality

Clear communication

On-time delivery

Verified credentials

Creative Handicrafts is proud to be a certified organic cotton manufacturer with GOTS and is "Guaranteed Fair Trade" by the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO). This means we have been externally audited and you can have confidence in our Fair Trade claims.

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Creative Handicrafts provide great quality garments, with on-time delivery and the flexibility that we need in terms of order quantities.

Check out our Fair Trade product lines

Apparel

Custom Bags

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Promotional Items

FAQ

What information do I need to provide to Creative Handicrafts for my garments?

  • Spec sheets with garment measurements at different parts of the body eg. hips, chest, neck etc…
  • Drawings of your designs
  • Fabric color and print pattern suggestions/swatches
  • Patterns if available. If submitting patterns digitally, please supply DXF files.

How much do samples cost?

Sample pricing depends on the project and product complexity. Contact us a for a quote.

How long does it take to develop samples?

As above, it depends on the quantity and complexity of the samples. We suggest you plan to allow 3 months for a sampling cycle.

What are your minimum order quantities?

Our standard minimum is 1000 units total per order with a minimum of 100 units per style. Contact us to discuss your requirements if your needs fall below this range.

I have a sample product I would like to reproduce, can you do that?

Send us a sample and we’ll offer you ideas on how to recreate it. Keep in mind there will be minimum production quantities (dependent on the type of product). Please contact us so we can discuss your options.

What is your production capacity?

We can produce up to 40,000 pieces per month, depending on the complexity of the products being manufactured. Please do contact us to discuss your requirements.

How long will my order take to manufacture?

Allow 90-120 days from order confirmation to shipment. Actual timing depends on the quantity and complexity of products in your order.

What are your standard Payment Terms?

Standard Fair Trade terms; 50% advance, 50% on delivery. Other terms by arrangement only.

How do you handle shipping?

We box up all your product ready for shipment as per your specifications. We deliver product FOB which means you take delivery of it once we hand it over to your shipper of choice. That could be at pick-up from the warehouse for an air shipment or at the port for a sea shipment.

Look behind the scenes of our manufacturing process