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Hawthorn is one of the UK’s leading clothing manufacturers, producing garments of the highest quality. We offer a full scale manufacturing solution, proudly supporting fashion startups, small clothing brands, SMEs and emerging designers.

Low order quantity

Low order quantity

Hawthorn offers the lowest minimum order quantity (MOQ) in the UK for fully custom clothing, from 50pcs per design. Each garment is made to order and fully customisable at any quantity.

  • Perfect for small businesses and start-up clothing brands

  • UK based clothing manufacturers, competitively priced with a global supply chain

High quality clothing

All clothes we manufacture are cut, stitched and finished by hand. We implement a four stage quality control procedure to ensure each item of clothing we produce meets the high standards of our customers.

  • High quality garments which adhere to your specifications
  • Four stage quality control process ensuring the highest standards
High quality custom clothing

Fully customisable clothing

With full creative control over your designs, take advantage of our many customisation options. These include various fabrics, embroidery, print, sublimation, fit and finishing options such as labels and buttons, helping you turn your clothing concepts into reality.

clothing made by hand

Manufacturing process – how it works

Every garment we produce is custom made to the requirements of the customer, so we have developed a standard process which is applied to all orders. Other UK based clothing manufacturers may only work from tech packs, but we can help get designs production ready, guiding you through each step.

pre production

Pre production

The process begins with your idea. We guide you through the stages of making your concept a reality.

  • View and trial your designs digitally in 3D to get them production ready
pattern development

Pattern development

Patterns for your clothing are developed using custom dimensions or sizing references.

  • Fit replication, pattern cutting and grading included as standard

fabric sourcing

Fabric sourcing

Fabric is sourced or produced per order to meet your requirements for composition, handfeel and budget.

  • Optional pantone dyeing to meet brand design and colour specifications
prototype and samples

Prototypes & sampling

Each order includes a prototype for approval, allowing you to refine your design before we commence bulk manufacture.

  • A sample of each design is included for free with every order
bulk production

Bulk manufacturing

Clothing manufacturing takes place on our production line, with your approved specifications forming the basis for bulk.

  • All garments are handmade in bulk to the highest quality in our factory
quality check

Quality check

We implement a 4 stage quality check process, with each item checked by an operative to identify and rectify any rare defects.

  • After QC, clothing is shipped from our factory to your address in the UK or overseas
Custom clothing gallery

Clothing gallery

As specialist clothing manufacturers for start up fashion brands in the UK, we understand you might need some inspiration. Our gallery shows a small selection of streetwear, casual clothing and other items we can produce for your clothing brand. All garments are created to your specifications, including fabrics, sizing and customisation.

Your questions answered

We understand the challenges faced when searching for a clothing manufacturer and we strive to simplify the process of producing your garments, giving you more time to build your brand. Got a question? Below you can find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Although we’re based in the UK as a business, we operate a factory overseas.

Our infrastructure and strategically placed worldwide manufacturing facilities allow us to offer extremely competitive pricing for fully custom clothing. Being based in the UK with a Central London head office, we are able to help our customers stay ahead in the fast-paced world of fashion.

Our MOQ starts from 50pcs per design, but specific designs, including colour and fabric options can mean a different MOQ is required. To find out what the MOQ would be for your design please get in touch.

Offering the lowest minimum order quantity in the industry means we can offer production solutions for small businesses, while other clothes manufacturers in the UK may not entertain the needs of startups.

As specialist clothing manufacturers for start up fashion brands in the UK and overseas, we understand the challenges faced when starting a new business. We make the process of manufacturing your items as easy as possible, leaving you to focus on building your brand.

Some clothing manufacturers in the UK offer pre-made “white label” garments. However, our garments are made to order. We offer custom manufactured clothing, made to your specifications.

We also offer a range of clothing designs where specifications such as the dimensions, fit and fabric have been pre-determined for you. To allow for greater customisation flexibility, they are also made to order.

We have many customisation options available including various fabrics, embroidery, print, sublimation, fit and finishing options such as labels and buttons. Using these, we create high quality garments which adhere to your specifications. Intelligent sourcing is used to ensure fabrics are chosen with your design in mind, meaning the colour, softness, durability and budget meets your requirements.

Each item of clothing produced is carefully cut and stitched by hand, with each garment undergoing four stages of quality control to ensure they meet the high standards of our customers.

First, we look at your technical specifications. If you don’t have any clothing designs, we can help you create them. When an order is placed, we make a pre production sample for your approval. After you have approved your designs, we proceed to bulk manufacturing.

When we source fabric for your order it is checked for defects. The bulk fabric is then cut to your pattern, grading is carried out and sewing of the panels commences. In the final stages, trim and hardware is added.

When your order is complete and has been quality checked for a final time, it is dispatched for delivery via our network of global couriers.

Yes, we can. Check out our helpful guide on how to start a clothing line.

We have worked as a supplier for close to 700 start up fashion brands, helping them with garment manufacturing and fashion design services.

Our focus is always on creating a high quality final product for the clothing brands we work with.

We are a UK based business with a decade of experience in helping both UK clothing brands and worldwide customers.