Create a Coverstitch Pattern Brush in Illustrator Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

Create a Coverstitch Pattern Brush in Illustrator

This tutorial will show you how to create a coverstitch pattern brush using Adobe Illustrator CS5.  Instead of hand drawing coverstitch details on your fashion flats, using pattern brushes will greatly reduce your workload and will help keep your artboard and files more tidy.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to Align individual anchor points (00:53)
  • How to turn a path into a Dashed Line for stitching (01:44)
  • How to make sure the edges of your Brush line up (03:26)
  • How to adjust the Dashed Line spacing (05:22)
  • How to turn your artwork into a Pattern Brush to use on a tech sketch (05:45)

First – get the free coverstitch brush file to follow along with the video tutorial:



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