You can use the VStitcher pen tool to draw lines and shapes on pieces in the 2D or 3D window. When drawing garment pieces, you use the 2D window.
A line is a connection between two points.
A shape is a group of lines that completely enclose a space.
The tool behaves in a similar fashion to pen tools in vector based illustration programs.
To use the pen tool, on the Main toolbar, click Pen.
Once you have selected the pen tool, you can draw a line, shape, or piece.
To draw a curved line:
To draw a shape:
You draw a shape on top of a garment piece.
To end a line:
To draw a piece:
For more information, refer to Pen Tool Options.
You can use the pen tool to connect two internal lines which are both inside the same pattern piece
To use the pen tool to connect two internal lines:
On the Main toolbar, click Select.
In the 2D window, select one of the lines to be connected.
On the Main toolbar, click Pen.
In the 2D window, use the pen tool to draw a line from one internal line end point to another.
The lines are connected. The following image shows the joining of two internal lines.
You can use the same technique to connect the two ends of a non-straight internal line. The following image shows the joining of the two ends of a non-straight internal line.
You can use the free brush tool to draw freehand lines in the 2D window, or on pieces in the 3D window.
To use the free brush tool:
On the Main menu click Tools, then click Free Brush.
Go to the 2D or 3D window as required and use your mouse to draw freehand.