Coats Industrial


Coats Global Services - Training

Sewing Technology



If you desire to improve product quality, have no delays in shipping goods, reduce risk of product recall, improve overall line productivity and efficiency, increase trained employees productivity, experience higher levels of employee motivation, eliminate waste and improve overall efficiencies in manufacturing, then this is the course for you. Including both theory and practical elements, sign up now to improve your knowledge about Sewing Technology.


Module 1 – Thread Technology

Basic Thread Construction, Thread Types / End Uses (Identification and Benefits), Thread Consumption, Thread Related Sewing Problems & Solutions

Module 2 – Needle Technology

Needle manufacture, Needle systems, Needle size and points, Needle problems during sewing

Module 3 – Stitch & Seam Technology

Stitch Types (Lockstitch, Chainstitch, Overlock, Coverseam), Stitch Construction, Seam Types, Seam Durability, Benefits Of Attachments / Folders, Practical Sewing, Hook and Base Types / Hook Settings, Automatic Bobbin Opener Settings, Feed Settings, Tension Settings, Sewing Issues – Discussion with real life problems

Aim of training

To provide you with advanced skills to generate solutions related to sewing structure and machine settings and problems. The combination of theoretical and practical knowledge gained will provide a strong basis when working with needles, threads, sewing and machinery.

By the end of this workshop you will have;

  • Gained knowledge about needle selection and the efficient use of needles,
  • Built an understanding of sewing structure and will be able to select
    the most suitable sewing type,
  • Learnt the key points of sewing machines,
  • Understood how to determine and solve sewing problems related to threads, needles or machinery,
  • Learnt how tension apparatus work and be able to adjust them,
  • Identified how to come up with practical solutions for possible stitch errors, and will now be able to
  • Play a more effective role to “do it right, the first time”


Tests will be given to ensure that knowledge taught can be applied. On successful completion of the course a certificate of completion will be awarded to each student


All managers, supervisors, technicians, QA, merchandisers, IE, Mechanics, production line personnel, designers and anyone who are involved in any aspects of sewn product manufacture.


C.Y. Lam –Senior Technical Training Manager

C.Y. received his bachelor degree of Arts in Clothing at Manchester Metropolitan University, Master of Arts in Clothing Merchandising at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

CY is also a Chartered Textile Technologist and Associate Member of Textile Institute in UK. C.Y. has been working as a technical services consultant since 1995 as a part of Coats China. He has conducted over hundred customer training seminars and developed projects in cooperation with the customers under this position up until now. As a part of his position, he visits customers in different sectors on a wide geography, and thereby has a chance to learn various methods and innovations.

Also, he is a regular speaker at the Ace Style Institute of Intimate Apparel of Hong Kong Polytechnic University as well as the School of Continuing & Professional Studies of Chinese University of Hong Kong.

C.Y. is well-versed and experienced in sewing yarn technology problems encountered in and solution offers for the ready-made garments. He is specialized in the following product lines: denim products, classic menswear, women outerwear, knitting wear and leather products.

Class size

Max. 20 attendees

Time & Duration

8th Jan 2016 - 1 full day


Coats Hong Kong Holdings Ltd
19/F, Millennium City 2, 378 Kwun Tong Road,
Hong Kong


Price per attendant: HKD1,600
(Special discount can be offered if there is more than three people from the same company).