Pattern Drafting

Pattern Drafting is where it all begins. Whether it is a first proto, a production pattern, or even just a block pattern drafting is the way to start. Use all the tools in Optitex PDS to create and modify patterns.

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Pattern Drafting

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This will guide the user on how they can move and change the dart tip.
See how to save your self time if you loose your file and need to rely on the automatic backup.
A quick reference for the short cut and hot keys in PDS.
Did you know you can use guidelines for cutting? Find out how.
How to copy a line or segment from one piece to another.
See how you can ensure you have your notches aligned correctly.
Learn what track lines are and how you can use them for pattern corrections.
Learn how to change your profile settings.
How do I close a dart in Optitex? Read the did you know and find out!
Learn how to add a hole inside your pattern.
Learn how to measure a specific part of your pattern.
Learn how to save the placement of your 2D pieces in your working area.
Learn how to snap points together in Optitex PDS.
See how you can view all of your grading stacked while walking
Learn about how to use guideline do be more efficient in PDS.
Learn how to use the Swap Piece Properties tool to take information from one piece and swap it with another.
Learn how to use the grading tool "Set Grading" to quickly grade your pattern.