Designing and cutting are the steps previous to sewing. This activities include pattern making, calculating the measurements and prepare the pieces that will then be sewn together by the women responsible for that.
- The designing and cutting training program lasts one year.
- In the first month, the trainee gets a stipend of 4000 NPR (around 38$).
- According to her progress and motivation, the monthly pay can increase up to 6000 NPR (57$) during her training program.
In the end, the trained women are able to perfectly copy a tailored piece and prepare the patterns.