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In this article, Yilu Li summarizes some must-knows of the Modular Configurator and Colorway features in CLO 3D.
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Modular Configurator
1. The Modular Configurator allows you to make a custom style by combining and modifying pattern blocks. It is located at the left sidebar.
The Modular Configurator
2. You can replace the pattern blocks in the Modular Mode and save new patterns to the Modular Configurator. This is an efficient way to build your own pattern library.
The Modular Mode
3. To construct a pattern block from existing patterns, you can use the Modular Template Presets. It is located at the top right corner of the Modular Mode Window.
4. Place the pre-made patterns into a suitable modular template.
5. Use the Show Modular Sewing/Pattern Sewing tool to sew the pattern outlines to the corresponding template edges. This tool will appear in the 2D toolbar while in the Modular Mode.
The Show Modular Sewing/Pattern Sewing tool

1. The Colorway Mode allows users to view and save the project with various combinations of colors and materials. You can access it via the top menu.
The Colorway Mode
2. All the materials and images in the current project are listed in the Colorway Editor. You can select those and edit their settings in the Property Editor.
The Colorway Editor
3. To add more colorways, click the plus sign at the top right corner.
4. When you finish modifying a new colorway, click the update button to refresh the colorway preview.

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