How to Move & Scale Patterns in Illustrator Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

How to move and scale patterns in illustrator

It’s simple to resize / move / transform patterns inside objects in Illustrator – and this video will show you how.

You will learn:

  • 00:19 What is an engineered pattern in fashion?
  • 01:20 How to place a repeating pattern swatch on the chest of your fashion flat by drawing it manually or using a clipping mask
  • 03:18 How to add a fill color / stroke back to your clipping mask shape
  • 04:19 How to change the size / scale of a repeating pattern swatch inside your fashion sketch
  • 04:50 How to debug when your pattern is not scaling
  • 06:18 How to move the position of your repeating pattern inside your illustration
  • 07:10 Keyboard shortcuts (the Tilde key) to scale or move patterns without scaling / moving the object they fill
  • 07:33 Keyboard shortcuts for German keyboards that don’t have the Tilde key

How to Move & Scale Patterns in Illustrator for Fashion Designers Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

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