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3D Measurements allow you to visualize and measure on top of your Avatar form and also leave POM (points-of-measure) markers.
COPYING FABRIC PHYSICS
Using the Colorways Workspace, you can quickly copy Physics Data from one material to another.
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CREATING A DRAWCORD
Learn how to create a 3D drawcord, that is easy to recolor, using only one pattern!
CREATING A NORMAL MAP
Adding a Normal Map to your fabric scans and trims will give your materials extra details, shadows, and definition compared to just a regular photo scan. You can easily create a Normal Map within Photoshop CC.
CREATING A SCATTER PRINT
Create a Scatter Print to make custom sequins or add glitter to your materials.
FITTING WITH TENSION & PRESSURE MAPS
Perform a virtual fit using VStitcher. The Tension and Pressure maps will show where your garment is stretching excessively or where it's applying too much pressure on the body.
IMPORTING SEASON COLOR PALETTES
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Bring in a seasonal Color Palette from Photoshop (.ACO) or Illustrator (.ASE) to quickly select your colors for your style. You can use your seasonal colors and even search through to find the right color. I would suggest to rename the colors values to familiar names before exporting.
Quickly arrange your stitched 2D patterns to your 3D garment, by utilizing Superimpose (Side).
SYMMETRICAL PATTERN PIECES
Having Symmetrical Patterns will make for quicker sewing, pattern adjustments, trims, and artwork placements.
TYING A KNOT
Learn a quick and effective way for tying a knot.