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Create Manually

Create with Specific Values 

Add Point to Notch 

 

Objective 

Create notch on Pattern outlines as desired to improve sewing accuracy.

 

Location

Main Menu ▶ 2D Pattern ▶ Create ▶ Notch

2D Toolbar ▶ notch.png Notch


Operation

Create Manually

  1. Select the tool/menu indicated in Location. 

  2. Hover the mouse over the Pattern outline where the notch is to be added.
    → A notch is created and the notch properties appear in the Property Editor. 

※Note: Right-click on a point with Edit Pattern or Edit Curve Point tool (ver 6.1) and click Add Notch, a notch is created at the point 

 

Create with Specific Values

  1. Select the tool/menu indicated in Location.

  2. Right-click on the Pattern outline where notches should be added to access the pop-up window. Then, type in the desired values referring to the table below.

    Split Into Two Lines

    Line 1
    /
    Line 2

     The line will be divided into two lines based on the reference point which was created when you hover the mouse over and right click the segment. The shorter side is indicated as Line 1, and the longer side is indicated as Line 2. 

      Enter the desired value in either Line 1 or Line 2 to split the segment into two lines.

    Ratio

      The ratio of the line to be split is 100%. The line can be divided into two lines based on the ratio.

      Enter the desired ratio in either Line 1 or Line 2 to split the segment into two lines.

      This function is often used split a line into two identical segments or to add a point at its 33.3%.

    Split by Length

     

     Segment
    Length

      Enter the segment length which the whole line should be divided according to the interval. To reverse the direction that points are added, select Reverse Direction.

    Number of
    Segments

      Enter the number of segments the selected line should be divided into. 
      It is set as 2 by default.

    Direction

      Reverse the direction that points are added.

    Uniform Split

      Enter the number of segments the line should be divided into. The line is equally divided accordingly.

  3. The notches are created based on the chosen options.

Add Point to Notch

  1. Select the tool/menu indicated in Location. 

  2. Right-click on the notch and click Add Point to Notch.
    → A straight point is added to the notch.

※Note: If there is a seam allowance in the pattern in which the notch was created, the notch also appears in the seam allowance. In addition, if a notch is created in the corner of a pattern with seam allowance, the notch appears randomly only in one seam allowance of both seams. 

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