The Edit Atelier is one of the first apparel manufacturers of its kind on the continent; situated in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa, a world class English-speaking city, renowned for its expert level of apparel manufacturing.

Our experience is extensive and our quality is reflected in the quality of our clients. We are a skills driven company that strives to constantly improve our garment manufacturing processes, while closely adhering to our tradition of quality and excellent customer service. We greatly value our highly skilled, dedicated staff and take pride in the quality of our garments.

The Edit Atelier strives to empower our employee’s and the surrounding disadvantaged communities. The Edit Atelier’s ethos is steeped in skills development, with 100% of our employees coming from a previously disenfranchised background.

Our mission is to provide professional garment manufacturing to businesses at a competitive price. Through strategic partnerships and over collectively twenty nine years’ experience, The Edit Atelier continues to deliver high quality solutions to businesses of all sizes on a national or international level. We strive to deliver a full-service solution to our clients, covering all aspects of the production process: From the initial consultation, the design brief, pattern-making, sampling, production, and final delivery.

We work with many high end, luxury designers, both South African and international brands. We are unable to disclose all our clients, as we respect their privacy. Potential customers are encouraged to visit our studio, meet the team and see for themselves, the quality of our work.

We can manufacture all types of garments, including contemporary ready-to-wear fashion, designer wear, jackets, sportswear, outerwear, evening wear, activewear, corporate wear, sample packs, private labels and swimwear. We also manufacture bespoke pieces for special occasions. We have experience working with various fabrics including (but not limited to) woven's, jersey, silk, wool and cotton.

Our Services

How may we be of assistance?

Pattern Making

The Edit Atelier prides itself on having the best Pattern-makers, garment technologists and pattern-cutters in the continent of Africa. We offer a very competitive pattern cutting service. We can work with you on the first patterns, alterations and the grading of the patterns for production. We can work from your technical packs, to make your patterns. We can also work from your previous samples or toiles, to make a pattern block, which can then be amended to your requirements.

Once we have seen your designs and specification sheets, an accurate cost can be given.

Sample Room

The Edit Atelier can create your samples from your designs, specification sheets and patterns. We have a dedicated sample machinist to work on your samples, who are also able to provide you with expert advice and opinion, to ensure your garment is made efficiently and to the best quality, as possible. We can make as many toiles and samples as you require, or until the fit of the garment is satisfactory to you. We can also make any agent or sales man samples you require for meetings/ photo shoots etc. Once you are happy with your samples, we will require a sealed sample, to follow for production. Should you not need any CMT services, our team is capable of creating sample packs to your needs and specifications. We require 10 or more styles to be sampled in order to soley access our sampling services.

Consultancy Services & Developing Your Own Label

The Edit Atelier, we are happy to help new clients establish their new brand. We will help clients establish a strong concept and a unique selling point. We can assist you from the initial design, through to patterns and producing your final collections. We can create as many toiles, patterns and samples as you require, to produce the perfect garment.

We have a skilled workforce, competitive prices and a very high standard of quality. Our lead times are very good, and we have small order quantities, something we think is very important, especially to new brands. We have experience working with some of the best known South African and International fashion designers, and are willing to share our experience and knowledge to help you become the brand you envisage.

The Edit Atelier also offers project management services and business solutions within the apparel manufacturing industry.

CMT: Cut, Make, Trim 

We offer a full CMT service for all types of clothing, produced to the highest quality. This will be done at our Cape Town based factory. We are one of the first CMT’s in South Africa that is capable of producing small to medium runs (MOQ 50> units), anything below will be charged as sample prices. CMT prices can be given after sampling each style, but we can give you a price estimate before sampling.

We can work from your designs, specification sheets and patterns, to create the samples. We are happy to fit the samples in our premises, and re-sample until you are happy with the fit and finish of each style. We do extensive fittings with all our clients. Styles are only manufactured after our clients are 100% happy with samples and signed-off for production. We can take deliveries of your fabrics and trims before the start of production, and everything is kept organised and in order.

We complete a 100% quality control process in house, and also invite our clients to quality check all of their garments at our factory. We can final press and process your production, including any bagging and tagging required. Garments can be shipped out from our premises, and can be sent out hanging or flat packed. This will be costed for, and is strictly according to the needs and requirements of our clients.



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Roderick Jaipal: 082 476 6160

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