Our excellent cutting and sewing produces superior products

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.

Joseph Smith

Senior Account Manager

Calm, friendly but most importantly Joseph is extremely experienced and knowledgeable. He has worked in all departments at Paul Bristow’s and brings that understanding to the table for his clients. With specialist understanding of POD and dropship, he has built long lasting relationships that focus on the needs of his customers. Spend half an hour with Joseph and you’ll feel your project is in safe hands.

Joseph understands how to take or clients projects through all the stages of design and production in a calm and friendly way
Jaco Oosthuyzen

Design Studio Manager

Jaco spent his early career in South Africa before moving to the UK. His portfolio of work is huge and his dedication to design is what keeps his work fresh, but its his understanding of screen print means his design look great when printed. Always ready to help and have a laugh, he is great member of our team.

Jaco in screen print
Seb Bristow


The elder of the Bristow brothers, Seb moved permanently into the business several years ago and now manages all the logistical challenges printing bespoke UK textiles presents. His ambition to constantly improve the processes and invest in machinery are central to the why Paul Bristow is now able to provide the huge variety of printed textile merchandise it does.

Seb Bristow director at paul bristow manufactures of printed textile products in the UK


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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.