Principles Of Manual Fabric Spreading Method

Fabric spreading process is a part of apparel manufacturing. This fabric spreading is done by manually or mechanically. In manual method; fabric spreading is done fully by hand or with the help of track.

Principles of Manual Fabric Spreading Method: Manual spreading is done by the following way.

Tools: Following tools are used for manual fabric spreading. They are-

  1. Fabric Roll
  2. Roll Stand
  3. Sticks
  4. Scissors
  5. Manual Track (if needed)


  1. The fabric is pulled carefully from the fabric roll by hand.
  2. Then, fabric is spread and cut to the appropriate length.
  3. Then, process is continued as per requirement.
  4. Mechanical devices (track) can be provided to facilitate un-rolling and spreading operation, but the correct alignment of plies is controlled by human operation.

So, when you will spread fabric, you should follow the above rules of manual fabric spreading.

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