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Sewing - Pattern Cutting, Drafting Software

Pattern Drafting Software | Cloth Habit - a blog post discussing software for making sewing patterns at home.

Drafting Patterns with Software • Cloth Habit Browser based pattern making software. Can be used in any modern browser with Flash player 10 or more installed. (***First 14 days FREE - after that it is a paid subscription: Software is entirely online, no need to download or install anything. You can use the system download as a PDF. (Pinned on 18 June 2014)

Free download of My Pattern Designer pattern software. You can print bodice, pants, torso, and casual blouse slopers customized to your precise measurements in the free version. [LIMITED DEMO VERSION ONLY]

My Pattern Designer - Download full program or demo

[PatchWorkEditor] is a demonstration software based on Microsoft Windows Presentation Framework WPF Technology. Despite the limited functionality we hope it can be of use for creating and printing patterns. Using the Trial Version of PatchWorkEditor is free of charge.


Pattern Drafting Using Adobe Illustrator: Brief Overview

  • Luficarius Ratspeed

    Wow, thank you for pinning this :) I'm going to be making more of these in the future that get more in-depth with the theories behind pattern drafting for men.

Best Software for Pattern Making - A blog post by

Sewing And Style Den: Best Software for Pattern Making

Pattern drafting! :) A whole series of posts to drafting your own patterns. Plus a link to a post on how to estimate yardage for your own patterns. NICE!!

ikat bag: Drafting - An Epilogue

QUOTE: "PWstudio3 is software for anyone who wants to create professional patterns for garments or sewn textile products. .... It is easy to use because we based it on Flat Pattern Design and manual Drafting methods. It is flexible, intuitive and inexpensive… perfect for any sewn textile product entrepreneur, the costumer or designer, the independent pattern company" UNQUOTE

Software | Pattern Works Intl, LLC

[PatchWorkEditor?] QUOTE "ABOUT: PatchWorkEditor is a demonstration software based on Microsoft Windows Presentation Framework WPF Technology. Despite the limited functionality we hope it can be of use for creating and printing patterns. Using the Trial Version of PatchWorkEditor is free of charge." UNQUOTE


'PatternMaster' Pattern Printing Software by . PatternMaster is a line of five software programs that automatically draft custom-sized sewing patterns to your measurements. [Pattern Making / Cutting / Drafting software.]

Wild Ginger Download Center

"Pattern-Making Calculator" from pattern.stringcod... (FREE software download). Pattern-making Calculator is a unique calculator specially designed for pattern-making purposes. * It always shows numbers in decimal fractions and simple fractions. * Easy conversion between Metric measurement unit (Cm / Centimeter) and Imperial measurement unit (Inch). * Easy operation with fractions. You can enter fractions with buttons. * Large and easily read buttons and displays.

Pattern-Making Calculator

'PDS - Pattern Design Software' by OPTITEX. (Industry software) software tools designed for drafting new patterns or editing existing pattern pieces. [Pattern Making / Cutting / Drafting software.

Pattern Design Software | Pattern Making Suite

"Fashion CAD" (pattern making / cutting / drafting / designing software). Accurate pattern making software for perfect fitting garments. An integrated suite of software including pattern design, grading, detailing, marker layout and CAD drafting. A practical and affordable pattern making software system ideal for home based or commercial businesses.

Leena', the tutorial and pattern drafting site for 'PatternMaker Drafting Sofware' for PC (as in my other pin here: Tutorials, pattern drafting instructions, sewing instructions and sewing projects.

Leena' PatternMaker Tutorial Web Site

Link to free demo of "PATTERNMAKER Software" (for pattern making / cutting / drafting). Quote: "PatternMaker is: a full-featured CAD program with all the tools you need to draft anything from scratch—just the way you do on paper, only faster! Clothing, Lingerie, Menswear, Bags, Bridal, Home Dec, Animals, Dolls, Costumes, Quilts all can be drafted easily in PatternMaker." unquote. See also Leena', the tutorial and pattern drafting site for this software in this in here:

Video & article about Susan Spencer Conklin and "Let’s go open-source with digital patterns making"... interesting article about the possibilities of developing pen-source pattern making / cutting / drafting software to... QUOTE: "enable individuals and small labels designers to enter the market with lower investments costs and local markets would flourish more easily being able to share and exchange knowledge." UNQUOTE

Let’s go open-source with digital patterns making
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Article from about using 'CAD Software' (e.g. Corel Draw, AutoSketch (AutoCAD) and Adobe Illustrator) for digital pattern making / cutting / drafting. ***SEE MY NOTES BELOW FOR A SHORT QUOTED EXCERPT FROM THIS ARTICLE***
  • Claire Sew-Incidentally

    QUOTE (from the article linked to above): "Firstly you don’t need to buy an expensive CAD program to do pattern making. You can even get free and shareware CAD programs that don’t cost anything at all. On average they cost more money as they get more tools and special features. The big three retailed products are Corel Draw, AutoSketch (AutoCAD) and Adobe Illustrator. These programs are sold at most retail computer outlets and are probably the best as they are well supported, training is easily available if you need extra help and mos..." UNQUOTE

  • Tiffany Moore

    this link no longer works. :)


    the link change to