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In this article, Yilu Li summarizes the key steps before exporting digital patterns.
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Seam Allowance
1. The Seam Allowance tool is located in the 2D toolbar. Use it to marquee over the 2d patterns and the seam allowances are generated around the patterns.
The Seam Allowance tool
2. In the Property Editor, you can change the lengths of seam allowances by line or point and choose the correct intersection type.
The Seam Allowance Property Editor

1. Go to the 2D vertical toggle menu and activate Show Grainline.
The Seam Allowance Property Editor
2. Use the Edit Texture tool to correct the grainline direction.
A demonstration of using the Edit Texture tool to correct the grainline direction.
3. Rotate the pattern parallel to the Y axis and modify the grain direction in the Property Editor.
A Grainline direction option in the property editor

1. The Annotation toolkit is located in the 2D toolbar. They are used to add and edit annotations and pattern symbols.
The Annotation toolkit

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