Formal jackets, blazers and trousers, essentials for the corporate world, are worn for a sharp look for official purposes. To achieve a smart finish in such garments, the process of button wrapping is done before button attachment. Inappropriate or loose wrapping could become one of the major criteria for rejection of garment during final inspection. In this issue, Dr. Prabir Jana, NIFT Delhi explains the different levels of technology available for button wrapping. The December 2016 edition of StitchWorld holds the creative business model developed by KetanJansari in his entrepreneurial start-up – Hangerloop. Ketan is a 2004 GMT pass-out from NIFT, Gandhinagar and his elaborate operations are based on three pillars – sampling support to small brands and designers, customization for online brands, and collaboration for unique design projects. In this edition, Team SW shares some valuable tips by visionary entrepreneur – Ranjiv Kapur, COO, Triburg – on how to manage costs and profitability in organisation.Small things that eventually pile-up becomes a major problem for any organization, affecting not only performance, but also profitability… In another interesting read, Jayapal Nair, Apparel Manufacturing Expert, Consultant and Author takes a look at efficiency beyond ‘80s model in apparel manufacturing and how the industry has scaled through many phases of quality management systems and standards together with more effective data collection methods and reporting systems.