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PatternSmith is a 2D drafting system built specifically for textile pattern creation and management. Organize and nest patterns. Import files from other systems and export files to your cutting machine.

  • 2D Pattern Drafting and Editing
    – Geometric creation tools - Lines, arcs, freeform curves, polygons, etc
    - Textile-specific entities - Notches, seams, anchors, etc
    – Editing tools with previews
    – Optimize imported patterns for smooth, fast cutting
  • Digitizing
    - Trace over image files
    - CadShot and CadShot Mobile (Add-On Software)
  • Project Management
    – Keep all patterns for a product in an organized project file
  • Parametric Design (Templates Add-On)
  • Streamlined Order Processing (Workflow Add-On)
  • Material Library
  • Nesting
    – Manual
    – Automatic (add-on feature)
  • Import Types:
    - DXF, AAMA, Eastman CMD, Gerber GBR, NC and ISO, Encapsulated Postscript EPS
  • Export Types:
    - DXF, Eastman CMD, Gerber GBR


Powerful add-ons for even greater efficiency. Improve your workflow with these easy-to-use, time-saving extensions for PatternSmith.

For a demonstration of our add-ons, please contact Sales.

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How it works

See how PatternSmith works with these five short videos!

PatternSmith is industry leading pattern making software at its finest. The software makes it simple to complete computerized pattern making for patterns of all types. It is the ideal solution when you are searching for the very best pattern making software that features accuracy and simplicity.

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