Seam Allowance Tools


Create precise seam allowances easily on Illustrator

Seam allowance is one of the important factors for making comfortable clothes. They must be created in right shape and in right place. However, there is no certain tool for doing that efficiently in Illustrator.
Seam Allowance Tools allows you to make any complex shapes without hassles. Anyone can make precise seam allowances with automatic creation commands which cover the most of shapes used for professional pattern making.

[Benefits of Seam Allowance Tools]

– Easy to use
Covers shapes used by professional pattern makers
– Supports “mm”, “cm” and “inches”.
Once you made a command set, it can be applied to other parts with a click.

Introduction Video

Automatic Creation Commands

Basic Seam-marginThe narrowest part of seam allowance in a pattern piece. This part is set first.
Extend one-sideThis command creates a seam allowance with differing width.
Extension IntersectionThis is the corner work command for extending each outline then connecting intersected points.
Rev. forwardThis is the reversal tool used when the reverse axis of the relevant point is in the forward direction.
Rev. backwardThis is the reversal tool used when reverse axis of the relevant point is in the reverse direction.
TurnbackTurnback is the command used to generate a form like the red line section of diagram A below.
90⁰ forwardThis is the 90⁰ reversal tool used when the reverse axis of the relevant point is in the forward direction.
90⁰ backwardThis is the 90⁰ reversal tool used when the reverse axis of the relevant point is in the backward direction.
Cut offThis is the command used to generate a form like the red line section of the diagram below.
45⁰ forward/backwordThe 45⁰ command is a tool for making a 45⁰ cut on one side of a generated seam-margin. Which direction you should use depends on the order of point specification.
OpeningThis is the command used to generate a form like the red line section of diagrams A and B below.

Product Information

Product NameSeam Allowance Tools
PriceUS$580.00
System RequirementsMac and Windows OS that the following versions of Adobe Illustrator run properly:
Mac : Illustrator CS6 – 2021
Windows : Illustrator CS6 – 2021
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