What's New in PatternMaster v6


 
  • Upgrade pricing from PatternMaster v.4 and PatternMaster v.5 to PatternMaster v.6 is available.
  • PatternMaster v.6 is available via electronic delivery.
  • PatternMaster v.6 is sold as a single user license. It can be installed on only TWO computers at a time.

Following is a partial list of some of the PatternMaster v6 new features. Download the free demo to see all of the great new stuff.



General Features


  • Windows 7, Windows 8, and beyond
  • Automatic update notification
  • Improved and simplified program navigation
  • Free and Unlimited Technical Support
  • Integrated Help, Video Tutorials, Show Me Help and Informative Articles
  • New Summaries/Charts Editor
  • Export summaries and charts to DOCX, RTF, and PDF
  • Simpler saving process
  • Upgrade Wizard - imports all data from PatternMaster v5


Style Editor


  • All new Home screen for easier navigation
  • New Articles and Videos available on the Home screen
  • View Community Forums from Home screen
  • Added Accessories to all programs
  • Added optional data to Measurement Chart screen
  • Added Chart Summary to Measurement Chart screen
  • Added user defined measurements on Measurement Chart screen
  • Dozens of new styles and style options
  • New fit and design settings
  • Separated Fit and Design settings
  • Reorganized style defaults summaries
  • Added Summary, Default Summary, and Garment Dimensions to each style screen
  • Reorganized Wild Styles screen
  • Reorganized Style Catalog screen
  • Added Yardage Details and Yardage Summary to Style Catalog
  • Added Side View Photo to Style Catalog
  • Added option to fill Fit Defaults and Design Defaults with settings from style screens
  • Added new program alerts
  • Added styles saved in Style Editor to Recent Files list in Pattern Editor and Yardage Calculator
  • Made Sewing Dictionary available from the Home screen
  • Added swatch and fabric description to layout details in Yardage Calculator


Partial List of New Styles/Style Options


  • Shelley and Sally necklines
  • Collarband height setting
  • Waist fit and princess seams added to dress shirt
  • Additional necklines for dress shirt
  • Dart Style in Boutique - straight or curved
  • Redesigned lapel neckline and added new lapel shapes and styles
  • Straight and clover lapel shapes can be separately on collar and lapels
  • Sport hood
  • Binding for necklines and armholes
  • Cowl collar
  • Crew neck
  • Neckline yoke
  • Ruched sleeve
  • Strapless styleline options
  • Off Shoulder dress style
  • Trains and train settings
  • High/low hem
  • Shaped center back to Knits and Curves styles
  • Cloaks and capes
  • more formal and evening wear styles
  • Tailcoat and formal vest in Tailor Made and Child's Play
  • Panel style in Knits
  • Corsets, crinolines, and petticoats


Pattern Editor


  • Touch Screen mode
  • Calculate and Scale tool
  • Larger icons and saved toolbar layout


Full Screen


  • Added Direct Distance Entry
  • Added Touch Screen mode
  • Added Align tools
  • Added Measure Distance tool
  • Added Change tool