Clothes Production from Remnant Fabrics
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This research was concerned about clothes production from remnant fabrics that can increase product value and meet market demand by using patchwork and appliqué technique. The research was conducted into 3 phases : data collecting, prototype production and consumer satisfaction evaluation. Questionnaires were used as instrument for data collecting. The first one the researcher inquired; what kind of products that consumer expected to see from remnant fabrics and collected data as market demand in order to produce 9 prototypes by using patchwork and appliqué technique. Finally, the prototype was provided to the sample group with the questionnaire in order to evaluate consumer satisfaction toward the prototype. The obtained data from the first questionnaire showed the most of sample was believed that product from remnant fabrics was a low price with poor quality and has no attractive design. The majority of sample interested in apparel product produced from remnant fabrics and sign of the zodiac was selected for decorative pattern. In comparison the result between the first and second questionnaire found that, patchwork and appliqué technique could change people attitude toward the product from remnant fabrics. The satisfaction of sample group towards prototype product was ranging in high level. The most of sample group agree to patchwork and appliqué was appropriate technique for transformation and value added to remnant fabric. A price of prototype estimated by consumer was 2,001 - 3,000 baht per item.