Anto Apparel is a reputable and well-established design and manufacturing studio based in Reservoir, Victoria, with over 35 years of experience in the industry. Specialising in basics, knits and jersey Anto Apparel is dedicated to bringing your designs to life with exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail. The studio's approach ensures a seamless and collaborative experience for clients, from concept development to cutting, sewing, and quality control. With a strong commitment to confidentiality and fair practices, Anto Apparel provides a trusted and professional environment for designers looking to transform their vision into reality.

We love what we do and love to learn about you. Please contact us with information about your brand, Image of designs, Production QTY, Colours, Size range and any additional information.
We look forward to working with you.


  • Start Up Consulting
  • CMT - Samples and Production 100+
  • Uniforms
  • Cutting
  • Sewing
  • Block fusing
  • Button holes
  • Buttons
  • Industrial Pressing
  • Packing - hang, fold and bag with SKU
  • Bulk Alterations
  • Add your logo to blank items and workwear
  • Wholesale our range of basics available now XS - XL Crews & Hoodies
Contact us

    If you are just starting your label you may not have the capital or knowledge to custom design, source fabric, patterns and suppliers. We have done the hard work for you so you can focus on growing your business. Our new unisex base range offers Melbourne made crews and hoodies in size XS - XL in a range of colours. Contact us today to discuss wholesale pricing.


    Prior to producing bulk we will make a sample so you can test your pattern, fit and finishes. This is also an opportunity for us to price your production accurately. We have the best sample machinist in our team, in house, to communicate and solve problems throughout the development process before you begin production. Pre - Production samples are essential so you can touch and fit your finished product before the bulk production commences.


    We specialise in ethical clothing manufacturing CMT. Once your sample is approved we can begin production. Our expertise lies in cutting, sewing, finishing, and packaging garments to meet your specific requirements. 100% made in Melbourne. Embrace the satisfaction of knowing that your clothing is produced responsibly, reflecting our passion for ethical and sustainable fashion.


FAQ's on manufacturing with Anto Apparel

Manufacturing and Services

Start up Consulting

With over 35 years in the industry Angelo and Tommika can guide you through the process.

Book a 1 hour consultation with Tommika for a tailored guide on your next steps. $199

Email hello@antoapparel.com

Sample & Production

To custom design and produce your own garments you will need:


Patterns + Spec

Fabric and trims

Production Order

Finding Suppliers

After 35 years in the fashion and textiles industry we can provide a list of reliable suppliers for your production. Reach out today for custom list of wholesalers that will be the best fit for you.

What are MOQ?

What’s your minimum order quantity? Minimum order quantity is the small number of products you must produce in one order. Our MOQ is 100 units per design. This can be broken down in colours and sizes. You can manufacture one garment or a collection.

Timeline and turnaround


Our Sample Makers hand cut and sew your garments with expert detail. Samples are made to test fit, functionality and confirm your production price.

Please allow 2 weeks for samples.

With your sample approved, we are ready to begin production. Place your purchase order to begin your first production run, ensure all your fabrics, labels and finishes are ready to go. Please allow 6-8 weeks for production.


Anto Apparel is passionate about ethical and sustainable practices reducing and reusing where possible. We are a proud partner of A Fitting Connection repurposing fabric waste to upcyle in educational workshops in Melbourne.


To provide a quote for production we will need understand a number of variables that will impact the quote. In some cases we may need to sample your garment to get the true cost for production.

1. Spec Sheet, illustraion or photo of sample.

2. Colour options 

3. Size range 

4. QTY of each

5. Any additional details 

6. Packaging for pick up

Our Clients

It's been an amazing journey working alongside some of Australia's top fashion brands for over 30 years! We can't help but feel proud of the relationships we've built during this time. We're truly grateful for the trust and opportunities our clients have given us. Looking ahead, we're excited to keep doing what we love, providing top-notch services and being a part of the ever-evolving fashion scene!

  • - The Milk Mill

    Tommika and Angelo at Anto Apparel Manufacturing are amazing. Super professional, always quick to reply to any queries and really patient with any questions you have (I had many haha!).
    To top it off they produce products of super high quality, no skimping when it comes to creating your vision. Super happy with Anto!

  • - Snake Hole

    We have had a really smooth process manufacturing with Anto Apparel. The team are very accomodating and easy to work with. Highly recommended.

  • - Oknesuded

    The team at Anto Apparel we’re so lovely to work with, they made me feel very safe in their hands with my samples for my new collection. I would highly recommend Anto Apparel for their efficiency, advise, professionalism and impeccable customer service.

  • -Nick

    Super happy with the quality of the items Anto Apaparel manufactured for me. Professional service and delivered on time and in full. Highly recommend.