We’re experts when it comes to sewing and cutting

Creating bespoke product ranges requires a variety of skills and experrtise – at Paul Bristow we have it all in- house from design through to production.


When it comes to creating a bespoke product range, it is important to give as much freedom as possible to yourself the designer. We give advice on what will be the most cost-efficient sizing but the final decision is yours and cut, make & trim team will always accommodate your requests.


When it comes to sewing and cutting, we have state of the art digital cutters as well as employing cutters with years of experience, this gives you the ability to create new patterns and shapes for all products. The creation of the patterns is a service we offer, just ask your account manager who will detail the cost of this service.


The sewing team at Paul Bristow, who are expert cut and sew manufactures carry decades of industry experience and it is their talent and consistency that best sums up a Paul Bristow product. They are the jewel in our crown!  The relationships we have forged in the industry may have started with our skills at printing, colour matching and product development, but they have lasted thanks to the fantastic quality the sewing machinists achieve every day.


To us ‘bespoke sewing’ means exactly that, giving you the options to change how a product is sewn, we will advise on the technique and give our industry knowledge but we are always happy to accommodate anything you need.


Our team of account manager can’t thread a needle, but because we are all based together and work together they have the knowledge to impart decades of experience into your project.  From cut and sew t-shirts, athleisure, bags and home & kitchen ware our team of true experts can take you concept to shop floor, all here in the UK.

The team

Meet the team.


Sewing Supervisor

Nicola heads leads the management, organisation and work flow of our sewing department, often leading from the front on a machine. She is a highly skilled production machines and versatile with an excellent knowledge of all the different printed textile we make. Like Ruth, she is part of the original team of four machinists that set about developing the full range of merchandise we know offer. Her pride in everyones work is clear to see and we are proud to have her at the wheel.

Nicola our fantastic sewing department supervisor

Deputy Sewing Supervisor and Sample Machinists

Ruth is a star amongst our team of experienced and talented sewing machinists. She handles the vast majority of new product development and customer samples, always with a calm and consider approach. Applying all her sewing skills into a new bag or accessory idea for a client, no matter how challenging it may be. A senior and important member of the team in the sewing department and it's clear to understand why once you've watched her work!

Ruth our skilled sample machinist

Sewing Operative

Agnieszka works on a lot of the bags that we produce for clients. In the couple of years she has worked with us her chatty and friendly personality has made her a popular member of the team her. But it is also her willingness to help out other departments that has learnt her the respect of all. She can often be found helping the screen print team or in packing when the pressure is on. A pleasure to have as a member of the team!


Got a project?
Let’s talk.

We’re a team of creatives who are excited about unique ideas and help organisations to create amazing textiles with top-notch printing and sewing.