Category Archives: Design
Current code files for Steampunk Jacket are here: http://www.sew-brilliant.org/wiki/index.php?title=Men’s_Steampunk_Jacket_1870-1900 Once the pattern is generated with the extension steampunk_jacket.inx and steampunk_jacket.py: 1.select all points that aren’t corners and set to auto-smooth. Set points at the waist line and elbows to symmetrical. … Continue reading
VintageSewing.info is an extraordinary resource for those who don’t want to invest any $$ to pick up some of these techniques. At the very least it can fire your imagination to do your own creation:
I’ll try to post the file on the wiki soon. These two pieces had to be generated from the same file, as they shared several reference lines. I need to create patterns for the sleeve, both pockets, the collar, collar … Continue reading
My stepson wants something to wear to DragonCon. That’s a fairly tight delivery date. So last night I wrote the inkscape extension to create thejacket back pattern. This weekend I’ll finish the front jacket pattern. Then the muslin test, then … Continue reading
I rewrote the programs again, tweaking the curves and re-thinking the algorithm. The latest files are posted at Current Code Files
Oh yeah. I had a shoulder line with a slope. Needed to make a dart perpendicular to shoulder line at the midpoint. Aha! Get slope of shoulder line, negate & invert to get perpendicular slope. Use midpoint as center point … Continue reading
Here’s a link to the presentation slides from Libre Graphics Meeting 2010.