Starting Your Own Suit Maker Business

Do you plan to generate a huge profit by starting your own suit making business? Before anything else, you have to realize that this will require you to adopt the right approach, finance, contacts and marketing skills in order to be successful.

Remember, with the right passion for this profession and the proper knowledge to run a business, success will knock on your door.

Starting your own suit making business is not only liberating, but it is also quite profitable if you just know how to manage a business. For those who are tired of being a wage earner, why not try on becoming an entrepreneur yourself? While you might be apprehensive with this idea fearing that this might require huge financing, you don’t have to worry since the startup cost for suit maker business should not be in huge amount. All you have to do is invest your time learning the newest fashion trends to make your product sellable and wearable. You should also consider investing on sewing machine, fabrics, supplies, sewing tools, and other equipment to create your own products. In deciding for the right brand of your equipment, always choose the one that is durable and heavy-duty (do not just settle on cheap price which often comes in low-quality products).

Another consideration you have to make is your suit making business clients. According to a recent study, finding clients is one of the most challenging tasks for any entrepreneur. In addition to this, you can find success if you would expand your social network. Hire your friends and families to do word-of-mouth advertisement, utilize the Internet to sell yourself and your products, and adopt any kind of advertising tools to make other people know your business.

Also, you have to consider your suit maker business guide which includes important determining factors such as where to start your suit maker business (choose the proper location where clients can easily reach you) and other suit maker business competitors (create loyal customer by providing quality service which comes at a very reasonable price; you can also engage on some promos and other complimentary services). But before you proceed, the first thing you have to acquire is a suit maker business license. It is also advisable to obtain insurance for your business.

In order to succeed and make profit, you should also prepare a suit maker business plan which includes the capital you are willing to invest, the advertising tools you are planning to adopt, and the scale of your business you are planning to operate (e.g. small-, medium-, or large-scale business?).

Startup a suit maker business will be a lot more successful if you are willing to invest your time to improve your craft (e.g. attending workshops and fashion shows, scouring different fabric design, etc.). With a burning passion for fashion and with a right mindset of a true entrepreneur, success will come easy for those who dream big.


  • hauwa said on January 17, 2012
    i live in nigeria, abuja city, please i need you to send me details. i want to start up my own dress making business
  • Kamini Sharma said on March 25, 2012
    I want to establish 'Ladies Suit manufacturing unit' in India. The business is depending on readymade garments sell in home market and also in abroad. Please help me for doing so
  • George Kimber said on November 28, 2012
    I request any guidance you have I am a Wardrobe Consultant and my business partner is a bespoke master tailor we want to start a custom clothing business in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia then expanding across the US and internationally using the "Tom James" model. Please advise
  • Sorinola Martins said on November 13, 2013
    HELLO, Can you tell me where I can find dvd with step by step instruction on Making Men Business. Are there any DvD instructional Videos on suit making for Men? Please e-mail me at MANY THANKS!
  • Albert Davis said on February 13, 2014
    I spend a lot of money on buying suits. My Pastor friends always ask me where I shop and want to buy suits where I go. In my mind I need to start my own custom business can you give me some in for or vendors to get me going. My address is 6050 Peachtree Pkwy suite 240-137 Norcross, Game 30092
  • Tayo Excel said on April 28, 2014
    Good day. Please I have a passion for men suit manufacturing. Please where can I efficiently and effectively learn it and then start on my own? And is there any form of scholarship or help to learn this profession? Thanks
  • Tayo Excel said on April 28, 2014
    I live in Lagos, Nigeria. I have a passion for men suit-making. Please how can I start? And is there any form of help or any institution offering scholarship program anywhere to foster my ambition? Thanks
  • C.Thomas said on May 11, 2014
    I am interested in this great idea of become an entrepreneur creating suits. New York, NY USA. Thank you and God Bless!
  • Prem Thapa said on September 2, 2014
    Hi, I am from India. I am working in a reputed export house from last ten years as a production manager in embroidery division. I have good knowledge of embroidery witch is the part of ladies suit. Now I am interested to start a ladies suit manufacturing unit in India. Pls provide me more effective ideas so that I can run this business smoothly. Thanks and regards, Prem Thapa
  • rahim shah said on September 26, 2014
    We have been getting orders for mens suits in large and currently we offload our work to various units. But now I am interested in having my own unit. My requirements are 100 suits per week. So how many machine and type of machine i should invest in. Thank you.
  • Terry Jones said on January 26, 2015
    I am about to start m own business in men suits. I need to talk to someone
  • Terry Jones said on January 26, 2015
    please help me on starting a suit making business in Memphis Tenn
  • James said on August 16, 2015
    I am about to start my own suit making business. so, I need to talk to someone.
  • Robert said on November 17, 2015
    I want to start my own suit custom made business.Need your advice and way foward.
  • Ashlesh said on December 29, 2015
    Start your own custom clothing business in your budget with Stitch, contact FATBit Technologies.
  • Hassan said on January 3, 2016
    I'm running a small business of suit making in south africa ,my hope is to go and establish it in Europe or america but i don't have any help when it comes to financial any advise or support.
  • Robert said on April 27, 2016
    Hello, inspiring article! would u have any video tutorials on how to make a suit or links? thanks and regards.
  • Julia said on April 30, 2016
    Hi, many thanks for this write up, however, i want to start a Female suit making business. Please can you give a list of necessary machines to invest in to have a bespoke section that makes not only large quantity ready to wear but also a made to measure line with speed.
  • Morena said on March 1, 2017
    Greetings may u assist me in starting up my own suit maker business I'm in South Africa
  • ernest said on April 16, 2018
    Greetings may u assist me in starting up my own suit maker business I'm in South Africa
  • Aribo Oluwashola Nathanie said on June 6, 2018
    Aribo Nathaniel from Lagos Nigeria I have a great passion for suit making business, Pls how can you be of help to achieve this dream? Pls reply


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