Need a pattern? Need a sewn sample? We've got you covered!

Need a pattern? Need a sewn sample? We've got you covered!

Apparel Prototyping and Design Solutions, LLC (APaDS), in collaboration with the Al Barry Foundation located in Pelzer, SC, is open to solve all of your sewn product needs. APaDS offers a variety of services for the sewn products industry evolving around patterns, grading, plotting, prototyping, samples, costing, engineering, domestic sourcing, and consulting. The staff is well-known and respected throughout the sewn products industry in their respective field of expertise.

Why choose APaDS?

At APaDS, our desire is to give our clients a great experience! With our experience in both garment design and... (more)

Equipment & Machinery:


Yes the pattern and engineering staff at APaDS can help you develop almost any product. The staff has many years of experience in the Industry.


Yes we currently have two senior pattern makers with 60 plus years of experience between them and one in training. We create electronic patterns and grade them using Gerber AccuMark software. We can provide clients with electronic patterns for automated cutting, plotted markers for manual cutting, and tag board patterns for manual marking.




Yes, our sample area is overseen by an industrial engineer with 40 plus years in the industry. Her past experience includes operator, training instructor, supervisor, engineer, and manufacturing manager.


Yes, our Engineering Staff has 100 plus years of manufacturing experience between them. We can provide costing, equipment selection, plant layouts in cutting, sewing, and warehousing. We also provide a wide range of consulting services for both textile and apparel manufacturers.


No, we are not a production facility we do on occasion sew small quantities for our clients to help with their start-up production phase.