Accurate pattern making is crucial for successful apparel production. Now a days in a traditional apparel factory the patternmaker relies on the methods used inthe sample room to make patterns like Draping,Drafting or flat-patterning fromstandardized basic block,made according to patterns basically the quality of fabric thatwe are used.Also seam lines of each pattern piece must be fit the piece to which it will be sewn, withnotches marked perfectly for operators to follow grain lines, plaid lines andnoytations arealso marked on the pattern.
omputer pattern making
Large manufacturers,patterns are made on a computer,with
systems, the pattern marker provide small graphic pattern on thecomputer.screen with a hand held control device.Geometory drivers can make an infinitenumber of changes to the shapes and sizes of the patterns, including creating newdesignlines or adding pleats ,fullness and seam allowances.To allow patternmakers to make patterns manually on a computer, another systemhas been developed allowing the patternmaker to life size on a sensitised table withtraditional tools and styles that is attached to the table and the computer.The styles picks up the lines drawn on the table and shows them on the screen. Changescan also be made directly on the screen.so pattern available for other operations such asgrading& marker making.
Patternmaking Tools basically used to work efficiently and to minimise errors due tomisunderstanding.These are-1.
Straight pin holder == for pincushion and other things3.
Scissors ±(a) paper scissors(b) Fabric scissors