The flat sketch is the blueprint for pattern making along with the spec which I’ll go over later in the series.
In this video I go over a quick way to draw a flat sketch from a garment. I use Adobe illustrator in the video, but you can use tracing paper and a pencil.
To draw a flat by hand do the following:
- Lay your garment out flat
- Take a picture of your garment
- Print out the picture
- Lay a piece of tracing paper over the picture
- Trace the seams, stitching and details
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