Pattern Making Tools

 

 

Pattern Making Tools and Supplies.

pattern making tools

 

Materials you're going to need is awl, french curve ruler, hip curve ruler, L square ruler, muslin, notcher, oaktag, patternmaking paper, pencils, pins, push pins, a clear plastic ruler, a 9 inch paper scissors, a fabric scissors, tape measurement, dressmaker's tracing paper, tracing wheel and a yardstick.

 

 

awl

 

An awl is a pointed tool with a wooden handle.

 

Used to pierce small holes such as to indicate apex

 

in a pattern.

 

 

 

 

 

french ruler

 

A french curve is a plastic

 

tool shaped into a curve and

 

one end. It is used to mark

 

armholes and necklines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hip curve ruler

The hip curve ruler is a metal 24 inches or 61cm

 

ruler that is shaped into curve at one end; used to

 

curve hiplines on skirts and pants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

L square ruler

L sqaure is a metal ruler with one side

 

longer than the other; sides form an "L" as

 

the name implies; used to draft sloppers ans

 

patterns. The L ruler is to establish length

 

and rainlines on patterns and sloppers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

muslin

 

Muslin is a plain weave fabric made from bleached

 

or unbleached carded yarns in a variety of weights

 

are important to the patternmaker.

 

A light weight muslin used to test tailored

 

garments such as coats and suits.

 

A heavyweight, firmly woven muslin-used to test

 

tailored garments such as coats and suits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

notcher

 

A notcher, a hand punching tool which produces a 1/16

 

(0.2) nick in paper or Oaktag. Used to establish notches at

 

the outer edge of seam when pattern is completed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

oaktag

 

Oaktag is a heavyweight papper, usually

 

beige in color. Used to make basic slopers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pattern making papper

 

Pattern making paper a strong white

 

paper in a variety of widths and weights,

 

availables in rolls. Paper must be soft

 

enough to fold at darlines or seams and

 

able to reamin flat when opened. Do not

 

use tissue paper as it wil tear easliy. A

 

paper with a grid pattern of dots is also

 

available. This type of patternmaking paper is used for markers in the garment

 

industry.

 

 

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Pattern Making

 

pattern making tools

Pattern Making Tools