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Adding seam allowances to your sewing pattern

You may order a sewing pattern with or without seam allowances. The width of the seam allowances cannot be changed and are preset in the system. They are 3/8 inches by default, with 5/8 inches along shoulders, side seams and center back seams, and 1 inch along hem.

Adding seam allowances to your sewing pattern
Printing out sewing patterns at home or at a printshop

We currently offer 19 printing formats in PDF, plus the DXF format. Every order will also contain an SVG file that can be imported into the software of your preference.

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Printing out sewing patterns at home or at a printshop
Ordering sewing patterns in PRO mode of Sewist CAD

PRO mode allows preview of the pattern in various sizes, control the layout of pattern blocks on paper, estimate yardage, download spec sheets, etc. You first need to purchase Sewcoins to use the PRO mode.

Ordering sewing patterns in PRO mode of Sewist CAD
How to download instructions for your sewing pattern

The best way is to download instructions from the sewing pattern page. We update instructions regularly and there might be an updated version online. All instructions are available before the purchase.

How to download instructions for your sewing pattern
How to calculate fabric length for your sewing pattern

You can calculate fabric length online for a standard size or for your personal size measurements. We have a special online interactive tool that helps you calculate fabric length for different widths. You don't have to make a paid order, a free preview of a sewing pattern is enough.

How to calculate fabric length for your sewing pattern
How to download sewing patterns online at Sewist.com

The sewing patterns will arrive by email within 10-15 minutes after the order. Registered users may download the sewing patterns in "My orders" section. If you placed an order as a guest, you may download your sewing pattern using a temporary download link (the order number and your email are required).

How to download sewing patterns online at Sewist.com
Augmented Reality Sewing Patterns

The future is here! You don't need to print out your patterns anymore. Sewist CAD now offers sewing patterns in OBJ format compatible with AR viewers.

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Augmented Reality patterns
Augmented Reality Sewing Patterns
Introduction to the online sewing pattern software Sewist CAD

You have decided to try out Sewist online pattern designer - an excellent choice! Sewist is the #1 full scale parametric online pattern drafting software. Sewist lets you create any patterns, use size tables for a vast range of sizes, grade your patterns automatically with a click of a mouse, and ...

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Introduction to the online sewing pattern software Sewist CAD
Sewist CAD programming language for creating sewing patterns

Sewist CAD uses a special programming language for creating sewing patterns. The language is tuned to the needs of a sewing pattern designer. It as simple and intuitive as possible, and lets you create projects of whatever complexity.

Sewist CAD programming language for creating sewing patterns
How to make a new sewing pattern

Three parts of the software window. Pattern name and alias.

pattern name
pattern alias
creating pattern
pattern categories
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How to make a new sewing pattern