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In this article, Yilu Li will show how to make collar using folding angle.
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Fold Angle

Fold angle creates a folding effect on sewn parts or internal lines of patterns. Use the edit pattern tool to select an internal line/use the edit sewing tool to select a sewing line, you will have Fold in the property editor.

The location of Folding angle

Keynotes: 1. Fold strength is the intensity of the fold. 2. Fold angle controls which direction it folds. The internal line is folded towards the front of the pattern as the fold angle is closer to 0˚, and is folded into the back of the pattern as the angle is closer to 360˚.

__ Fold Arrangement __
Fold Arrangement folds Seam Allowances, collars, and cuffs before activating the Simulation for better stability. You can find it in the 3D toolbar. Rotate the arrows to bent the 3D pattern.

The location of Fold Arrangement tool

A demonstration of the function of the Fold arrangement tool

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