Tutorials — inkscape

Cynthia Browneller

Combining Shaped Front Bra options with a flat front lining

The MyFit Sports Bra and Crop Top  includes options for a Horizontal seam and Princess seams that provide shaping, color blocking options, and support in your bra.  In a fully lined bra, these seams can occasionally create a bulky seam or some sensory discomfort. Using a flat front option for the lining can be an effective way to address and minimize these concerns. The key to making this method work: Select Fully Lined Use the Same Seam Allowance Enter the same stretch entries to both projects. Enter the stretch percentage for your lining fabric and the main fabric in the corresponding boxes. Leave these entries...

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Using free vector editing software, Inkscape, to compare your Apostrophe patterns

In our last post, we discussed printing physical, miniature copies of your original and adjusted patterns to view the changes that happen to your pattern based on new options or measurements. Another method, which is completely digital, is to use a free program called Inkscape. In Inkscape we are able to overlay the two patterns digitally.  Let’s walk through that method now. You will need to have downloaded and installed Inkscape. Inkscape is a free program and a great tool, especially when comparing patterns. You can find it here.  Click on your operating system to begin the download. Before opening Inkscape...

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