Pattern Cutting Specifics for Responsible Underwear and Lingerie

Pattern Cutting Specifics for Responsible Underwear and Lingerie

Nicola Hopkins Saturday, 1 August 2020

Although you'll almost certainly be working with a professional pattern cutter to create your underwear line, it's important to understand the process behind creating bras and briefs to ensure your designs work practically and meet the requirements of manufacturers and seamstresses. This video sets out nine considerations for brands preparing for the pattern cutting stage of designing your intimate apparel collection.

In this video you'll learn:

  • An overview of the process of technical pattern cutting for underwear garments
  • The tools you need for creating beautiful, form-fitting patterns
  • Why accuracy is so crucial for underwear patterns and how to achieve it
  • About the key considerations for underwires, boning and cup capacity

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