Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780857092311, 9780857097095

Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD

1st Edition

How to Use Lectra Modaris Pattern Cutting Software

Authors: M Stott
Paperback ISBN: 9780857092311
eBook ISBN: 9780857097095
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 30th October 2012
Page Count: 176
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Table of Contents

  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
  • Disclaimer
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The role of patterns in clothing manufacture: generating and communicating information
    • Abstract:
    • 1.1 Introduction: the Pattern Cutter’s place in apparel production
    • 1.2 The pattern cutting team
    • 1.3 Specifications, measurement charts and other documents
    • 1.4 Computerised documentation
    • 1.5 Tools of the trade
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to the keyboard mouse and screen layout in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 2.1 Introduction to Modaris
    • 2.2 The keyboard
    • 2.3 The mouse
    • 2.4 The Modaris home screen layout
    • 2.5 Navigating the home screen: the x-axis and y-axis
    • 2.6 Bringing up different screens and moving them around
    • 2.7 Practice exercise
  • Chapter 3: Title blocks in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 3.1 Introduction: information for patterns
    • 3.2 Title blocks
    • 3.3 Model identification sheet
    • 3.4 Individual sheet
    • 3.5 Variant
    • 3.6 Industry example
  • Chapter 4: Digitising a clothing pattern on Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 4.1 Introduction: digitising hardware
    • 4.2 Digitising with or without seam allowances
    • 4.3 Pattern preparation
    • 4.4 The digitising process
    • 4.5 Handset button notes
    • 4.6 Digitising problems
  • Chapter 5: Plotting using JustPrint
    • Abstract:
    • 5.1 Introduction to JustPrint V2R2
    • 5.2 How to plot out a model using JustPrint
    • 5.3 How to plot single pieces
    • 5.4 JustPrint settings
    • 5.5 Geometry
    • 5.6 Text
    • 5.7 Layout
    • 5.8 Cutfile configuration and HPGL
  • Chapter 6: A guide to the toolbox in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software: F1–F3
    • Abstract:
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 F1: creating lines and points
    • 6.3 F2: notches, orientation and geometric shapes
    • 6.4 F3: modifying lines and points
  • Chapter 7: A guide to the toolbox in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software: F4–F8
    • Abstract:
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 F4: finishing, seam allowances, corners and grain lines
    • 7.3 F5: derived pieces
    • 7.4 F6: grading
    • 7.5 F7: evolution system
    • 7.6 F8: measuring and assembly
  • Chapter 8: The upper tool bar in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 8.1 Upper tool bar
    • 8.2 File menu
    • 8.3 Edit menu
    • 8.4 Sheet menu
    • 8.5 Corner tools menu
    • 8.6 Display menu
    • 8.7 Sizes menu
    • 8.8 Selection menu
    • 8.9 Macro menu
    • 8.10 Layers menu
    • 8.11 Parameters menu
    • 8.12 Configure menu
    • 8.13 Tool menu
    • 8.14 Help menu
  • Chapter 9: The lower tool bar menus and keyboard commands in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 9.1 Lower tool bar
    • 9.2 Notch tools
    • 9.3 Marks (F1 – Relative point)
    • 9.4 Corner tools (F4 – Corners)
    • 9.5 Axis (F4 – Axis)
    • 9.6 Grading
    • 9.7 Curve points
    • 9.8 Print
    • 9.9 Cut piece
    • 9.10 FPattern
    • 9.11 User arrangement
    • 9.12 Control keys RHS
    • 9.13 Control keys LHS
    • 9.14 Shift
    • 9.15 Control (Ctrl)
    • 9.16 Number pad
  • Chapter 10: Converting files using the Lectra interoperability function
    • Abstract:
    • 10.1 Introduction to the file conversion procedure
    • 10.2 Export procedure
    • 10.3 Confirming conversion has taken place
    • 10.4 Email attachments
    • 10.5 Import procedure
    • 10.6 Error messages
    • 10.7 Additional personal interoperability notes
  • Chapter 11: Creating size ranges in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Terminology
    • 11.3 How to create a size range
    • 11.4 Attaching a size range to a model
    • 11.5 How to change a size range
    • 11.6 Size correspondence
  • Chapter 12: The importance of measurements size charts for pattern cutting
    • Abstract:
    • 12.1 Introduction: the importance of measurements for clothing
    • 12.2 The development of clothing patterns
    • 12.3 The emergence of modern clothing patterns
    • 12.4 The development of sizing surveys and sizing charts
    • 12.5 The influence of body shape and size on measurements
    • 12.6 Using and comparing sizing and grading charts
    • 12.7 Current approaches to sizing
    • 12.8 Using a size chart to make clothing patterns
  • Chapter 13: How do I? The functions and menus that you need to know in Lectra Modaris indexed by the required action
    • Abstract:
    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Create or add
    • 13.3 Copy
    • 13.4 Delete
    • 13.5 Digitise
    • 13.6 Display
    • 13.7 Join
    • 13.8 Move
    • 13.9 Moving around the screen
    • 13.10 Select or choose
    • 13.11 Separate
    • 13.12 Undo
    • 13.13 Zoom
  • Appendix 1: Pattern numbering
  • Appendix 2: Recommended abbreviations for naming pattern pieces in Lectra Modaris
  • Appendix 3: Keyboard commands by alphabet
  • Appendix 4: Lectra Modaris terminology glossary
  • Index

Description

  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
  • Disclaimer
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The role of patterns in clothing manufacture: generating and communicating information
    • Abstract:
    • 1.1 Introduction: the Pattern Cutter’s place in apparel production
    • 1.2 The pattern cutting team
    • 1.3 Specifications, measurement charts and other documents
    • 1.4 Computerised documentation
    • 1.5 Tools of the trade
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to the keyboard mouse and screen layout in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 2.1 Introduction to Modaris
    • 2.2 The keyboard
    • 2.3 The mouse
    • 2.4 The Modaris home screen layout
    • 2.5 Navigating the home screen: the x-axis and y-axis
    • 2.6 Bringing up different screens and moving them around
    • 2.7 Practice exercise
  • Chapter 3: Title blocks in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 3.1 Introduction: information for patterns
    • 3.2 Title blocks
    • 3.3 Model identification sheet
    • 3.4 Individual sheet
    • 3.5 Variant
    • 3.6 Industry example
  • Chapter 4: Digitising a clothing pattern on Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 4.1 Introduction: digitising hardware
    • 4.2 Digitising with or without seam allowances
    • 4.3 Pattern preparation
    • 4.4 The digitising process
    • 4.5 Handset button notes
    • 4.6 Digitising problems
  • Chapter 5: Plotting using JustPrint
    • Abstract:
    • 5.1 Introduction to JustPrint V2R2
    • 5.2 How to plot out a model using JustPrint
    • 5.3 How to plot single pieces
    • 5.4 JustPrint settings
    • 5.5 Geometry
    • 5.6 Text
    • 5.7 Layout
    • 5.8 Cutfile configuration and HPGL
  • Chapter 6: A guide to the toolbox in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software: F1–F3
    • Abstract:
    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 F1: creating lines and points
    • 6.3 F2: notches, orientation and geometric shapes
    • 6.4 F3: modifying lines and points
  • Chapter 7: A guide to the toolbox in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software: F4–F8
    • Abstract:
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 F4: finishing, seam allowances, corners and grain lines
    • 7.3 F5: derived pieces
    • 7.4 F6: grading
    • 7.5 F7: evolution system
    • 7.6 F8: measuring and assembly
  • Chapter 8: The upper tool bar in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 8.1 Upper tool bar
    • 8.2 File menu
    • 8.3 Edit menu
    • 8.4 Sheet menu
    • 8.5 Corner tools menu
    • 8.6 Display menu
    • 8.7 Sizes menu
    • 8.8 Selection menu
    • 8.9 Macro menu
    • 8.10 Layers menu
    • 8.11 Parameters menu
    • 8.12 Configure menu
    • 8.13 Tool menu
    • 8.14 Help menu
  • Chapter 9: The lower tool bar menus and keyboard commands in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 9.1 Lower tool bar
    • 9.2 Notch tools
    • 9.3 Marks (F1 – Relative point)
    • 9.4 Corner tools (F4 – Corners)
    • 9.5 Axis (F4 – Axis)
    • 9.6 Grading
    • 9.7 Curve points
    • 9.8 Print
    • 9.9 Cut piece
    • 9.10 FPattern
    • 9.11 User arrangement
    • 9.12 Control keys RHS
    • 9.13 Control keys LHS
    • 9.14 Shift
    • 9.15 Control (Ctrl)
    • 9.16 Number pad
  • Chapter 10: Converting files using the Lectra interoperability function
    • Abstract:
    • 10.1 Introduction to the file conversion procedure
    • 10.2 Export procedure
    • 10.3 Confirming conversion has taken place
    • 10.4 Email attachments
    • 10.5 Import procedure
    • 10.6 Error messages
    • 10.7 Additional personal interoperability notes
  • Chapter 11: Creating size ranges in Lectra Modaris pattern cutting software
    • Abstract:
    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Terminology
    • 11.3 How to create a size range
    • 11.4 Attaching a size range to a model
    • 11.5 How to change a size range
    • 11.6 Size correspondence
  • Chapter 12: The importance of measurements size charts for pattern cutting
    • Abstract:
    • 12.1 Introduction: the importance of measurements for clothing
    • 12.2 The development of clothing patterns
    • 12.3 The emergence of modern clothing patterns
    • 12.4 The development of sizing surveys and sizing charts
    • 12.5 The influence of body shape and size on measurements
    • 12.6 Using and comparing sizing and grading charts
    • 12.7 Current approaches to sizing
    • 12.8 Using a size chart to make clothing patterns
  • Chapter 13: How do I? The functions and menus that you need to know in Lectra Modaris indexed by the required action
    • Abstract:
    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Create or add
    • 13.3 Copy
    • 13.4 Delete
    • 13.5 Digitise
    • 13.6 Display
    • 13.7 Join
    • 13.8 Move
    • 13.9 Moving around the screen
    • 13.10 Select or choose
    • 13.11 Separate
    • 13.12 Undo
    • 13.13 Zoom
  • Appendix 1: Pattern numbering
  • Appendix 2: Recommended abbreviations for naming pattern pieces in Lectra Modaris
  • Appendix 3: Keyboard commands by alphabet
  • Appendix 4: Lectra Modaris terminology glossary
  • Index

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of the role of patterns in clothing manufacture, the key documents and tools of the trade
  • Introduces the keyboard, mouse and screen layout in Lectra Modaris
  • Concisely outlines title blocks and all aspects of digitising a clothing pattern, before providing a guide to the Lectra Modaris toolbox and upper and lower toolbar menus

Readership

Fashion design and pattern cutting students and those in the fashion industry new to computer aided design


Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857097095
Paperback ISBN:
9780857092311

About the Authors

M Stott Author

Maggie Stott is the Senior Pattern Cutter at Warehouse Fashions and a Visiting Lecturer at Ravensbourne College in the UK. During a 40-year career she has worked in couture, for designer labels and high street brands. She has also been a Visiting Lecturer at the London College of Fashion. Over the last 10 years she has combined traditional cutting with CAD software such as Lectra’s Modaris and uses modern technology to its full advantage in the pattern cutting department.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, UK