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In this article, Yilu Li summarizes the key points of making washed effects on denim garments.
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The Washed Denim
1. Use the Washing Texture images in the CLO 3D local library. Import the images as graphics on the pattern.
2. Modify the color and opacity of the images to achieve the desired effect.
3. You can also make custom washing texture images by editing photos of washed denim products in Photoshop.
Editing washing texture in Photoshop
4. Adjust the Z-offset value of overlapped graphics.

Ripped Jeans
1. Import the Ripped hole image as a graphic on the pattern.
2. Draw an internal shape to outline the ripped hole.
A demonstration of outlining the ripped hole graphic
3. Make a rectangle pattern with the length of the internal shape circumference and width of 1-2 mm. And assign a Denim Raw Edge Fabric to this pattern. Sew it to the internal shape.
The rectangle pattern
4. Go to the render window to modify the Denim Raw Edge Properties.

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