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Pattern Making

Whether you are a beginner, or an advanced pattern maker, all are welcome to this group to share, help, and learn the art of pattern making.  

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Sewing Patterns Editor - Atelier 2 Replies

The Sewing Patterns Editor from the Atelier web service concept is a feature that generates sewing patterns according to the users tastes and body measurements. It was created by the Ingá team at…Continue

Tags: brazil, sewing, pattern, atelier

Started by Susan. Last reply by Anita Lilleland May 8, 2012.

Creating patterns for shooting/hunting vests 6 Replies

 So far I've sketched and documented, cut a pattern using another vest as a starting point, cut and nearly have a muslin constructed. After my husband puts his stamp of approval on it, I'll make it…Continue

Tags: making, IDPA, pattern, hunting, shooting

Started by Kip. Last reply by Kip Mar 13, 2012.

Pattern Grading 2 Replies

Tips, techniques? Resources ?? I need help with this !!!   Thanks :)Continue

Started by Kip. Last reply by Kip Mar 12, 2012.

Video: Scaling Patterns by Don McCunn 1 Reply

This video shows how to change the size of sewing patterns. The specific example is scaling a full size pattern to quarter scale for creating Mini-Me dress forms.Continue

Tags: forms, scaling, patterns, dress, mini-me

Started by Susan. Last reply by Kip Feb 28, 2012.

Fabric & Apparel Patternmakers Job Description 2 Replies


Tags: Patternmakers, Apparel, Fabric

Started by Susan. Last reply by Kip Feb 28, 2012.

Pants Fitting & pattern making with Sure-Fit Designs 2 Replies


Tags: Sure-Fit, Designs, making, pattern, Fitting

Started by Susan. Last reply by Sylvia Feb 28, 2012.

Slopers 12 Replies

Is there a place to buy a set of slopers?   Have you made your own from an exhisting pattern or done the measurements and drawn your own ?TIAKip Continue

Started by Kip. Last reply by Kip Feb 24, 2012.

More Patterning

How to Make a Pair of Easy Summer Shorts


Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets

Beat the heat with these easy, lightweight shorts.

Materials: 1 m of shorts fabric, 1 elastic waistband

Time: 1-2 hours
Tips: Use a printed fabric for a fun look, and avoid fabrics that are…

Pattern Cutting Tutorial: How To Check And Correct/Alter Fit of Armholes


Quick and easy guide on how to check your armhole. These alterations and checks can be applied to sleeved and sleeveless garments. The toile didn't have too much excess so there was not much to alter. Remember if you are making a sleeved garment, make sure you're not taking out all the room, because you will still need a small amount of ease. So be…

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