How do I manufacture clothing in china?

I am making a womens clothing line and to manufacture in the states will be very expensive. I want to manufacture in China but dont know how to start. Do I send a sample and then do they send swatches of fabric that is available and how do I know if a factory sews well, do they make the patterns and send them to... show more I am making a womens clothing line and to manufacture in the states will be very expensive. I want to manufacture in China but dont know how to start. Do I send a sample and then do they send swatches of fabric that is available and how do I know if a factory sews well, do they make the patterns and send them to me to see if it is correct. Also.to begin I will only have a small lot do they have a minimun of what they will make?
Any information will be greatly appreciated.
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