To create a puffy fabric:
If the Materials tab is not already open, on the Resources tabs, click Materials.
On the Materials tab, go to the Fabrics section.
Click the fabric that is to have the Puffy function applied to it. If the fabric is not present, import the fabric into VStitcher and ensure that it has correct fabric physics.
Go to the Context view, and click Physics. The Physical Properties dialog box is displayed.
Select Puffy Firmness to enable the Puffy function on the fabric.
In Thickness, type in the overall thickness of the puffy fabric including the insulation width. When puffy is enabled, Thickness dictates the total width of the insulated material, not the thickness of the fabric itself.
In Puffy Firmness, type in a firmness value.
Firmness values are multiplied by 1,000, so a value entered as 3 means a Puffy Firmness of 3,000. You need to test Puffy Firmness values in VStitcher to best replicate the fill values of certain insulation fills.
Apply the Puffy Fabric to the garment.
On the Main toolbar, click Prepare. Ensure that the pattern pieces show a visible thickness.
On the Main toolbar, click Dress to simulate the garment with the new puffy fabric. A visible thickness is apparent on the garment.
Next, you need to create the puffy quilting lines.