|Tools for Designers:
Fashion Design Software
|Want to learn more
about design software for textile, apparel, and fashion design?
|Fashion design software
tools greatly enhance the work of the professional textile, apparel, or
fashion designer. Modern design tools provide sketch backgrounds, pattern
repeating, texture-mapping, and much more. Learn more about fashion design
software tools available through Metrofashion.com.
Design Software Modules
You can use textile design software modules to
create designs faster and more accurately. The Clicdesign
series provides functions for drapery, repeats, weaves, and coloring,
all packaged in Adobe Photoshop plugins.
- You can create design samples and apply them directly to an existing
model using the Clicdesign StyleDraper
module. The drapery process involves three main steps: (1) drap-and-drop
the edges of a grid mask onto the existing model, (2) create and load
a fabric pattern, and (3) apply the pattern to the model. The StyleDraper
module makes all of these steps easy and convenient from an Adobe
- Repeating a fabric design image and customizing the repeat pattern
are basic functions of textile design provided by the Clicdesign
QuickRepeat module. The
QuickRepeat module makes
it easy to repeat images, perform rotations and overlays, and invert
images horizontally and vertically, all from an Adobe Phoshop plugin.
- You can create new weaves with up to eight colors in warp and weft
with the Clicdesign PlaidMakerPlus
module. The process is easy: set the repeat size and base weave, choose
the yarn color for warp and weft, and set the image size in resolution,
then apply the settings and the PlaidMakerPlus
module creates the weave design. All from a single control panel in
an Adobe Photoshop plugin.
- Building a library of colorways and customizing existing fabric
colors are basic textile design functions provided by the Clicdesign
ColorVision module. The
ColorVision modules lets
designers recolor imported fabric images in new hues, while working
from a simple control panel in an Adobe Photoshop plugin.
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Design Software, Click
Here to go to the Metrofashion Direct online store.
for fashion design software:
Textile Pattern Creation - creation of hardcopy apparel patterns for production;
- generate look and feel of draped product on human form; fabric drapery
Color Fitting - matching colors from template palettes to production fabric
designs; color fitting
CAD Features - computer-based image control of garment design and layout;
Fashion Graphics and Clipart - computer-based images of fashion related
topics; fashion graphics
Texture-Mapping - creating 3D grid maps of garment texture for presentation;
Export Fabric Designs - merchandising and wholesale exports
- storyboard presentation for apparel marketing
Fabric Matching - determining fabric color, weight, cuts for design orders