How to Spec and Add Measurements for Cut & Sew Panels or Seam Lines on your Fashion Flat & Garment: Successful Fashion Designer Tutorial by Sew Heidi

How to Spec Cut & Sew Panels on Your Garment

June 21, 2017

It’s critical to provide your factory with actual life size scale measurements for artwork, cut and sew panels, or seam lines on your fashion designs. Using both Illustrator and real life garments, learn how to mock this up and create specs to make sure your samples come in correctly – the first time.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • 00:54 How to scale your fashion flat sketch to real life / actual size in the Transform Panel
  • 01:27 How to change the unit of measure in your Illustrator document
  • 02:00 How to figure out measurements of panels / seam lines / artwork for your design
  • 04:02 Add measurement specs to a new layer
  • 05:21 How to adjust your fashion flat illustration to make sure it’s proportional
  • 06:20 Options to mock up and spec your seam / style lines on a real garment, body, or mannequin for real life measurements
  • 06:38 What kind of tape to use to mock up the panels on your garment
  • 07:50 How to measure panel sizes


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How to Spec and Add Measurements for Cut & Sew Panels or Seam Lines on your Fashion Flat & Garment: Successful Fashion Designer Tutorial by Sew Heidi
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