You’re probably frustrated when you have to draw ribbing in Illustrator one line at a time. It’s tedious to create and even more tedious to update. Luckily, Illustrator has a few simple tools built in that will allow you to draw this detail on your fashion flats much more quickly and accurately. This tutorial will show you two tricks and shortcuts to do this.
You will learn:
How to use a dashed line to create ribbing (0:34)
How to adjust the size of your dash and gap (1:24)
How to create a Clipping Mask to hide excess ribbing (02:17)