Software for Fashion Designers and Students of Clothing Design

As the use of computer aided design (3D) software has almost become the norm in the past few decades, many clothing designers in the fashion industry now use clothing design software to create great styles for their clothing designs at a few clicks of a button, and view their creations immediately on computer generated virtual models.

Using clothing design software enables fashion designers churn out their ideas quickly and easily because navigating around the software's interface is almost 'a breeze'.

As a first time user, you'll discover than you can sketch, shape, colour, shade,, and even cut fabric so easily without the time usually wasted when you draw by hand, and the expense you'll incur just to sew a prototype of your design.

The software program also helps you explore stylish ideas to wake up your imaginations before coming up with your final designs.

So if you have a flair for sketching or doodling trendy styles, are a student of fashion design, or a fashion designer who loves bringing out creative fashion ideas and designs of men, women or children apparel in a snap, just cut out the time consuming and sometimes stressful condition of sketching and invest wisely on a one time purchase of a CAD clothing design software.

Design any Clothing Style in a Snap!

It is not very likely that computer savvy fashion designers enjoy the traditional ways of producing designs, seeing that it can be a stressful task if you have deadlines to meet. And if you are not in 'creative mode' at a particular time, this kind of task may take hours; even days to accomplish.

After all whenever you are designing anything, there must certainly be an aspect of fun in the whole process from start to finish.

With software programs for fashion designers, you can achieve your goals sooner than you can ever expect, and with perfect precision too . . .with enough time left over to play around with new ideas.

Plus in this era of going 'green', you'll be cutting out all the wastefulness of sketch pads and scrap papers plus you'll be giving your wastepaper basket a breather from those rolled up balls of paper you throw at it every time your sketch goes wrong.

Remember when you had to buy cheap fabric, find old newspapers, cut out your patterns and then hand-stitch? Well, gone are those days never to return . . . well except if you still prefer to do things the old fashioned way, but you are probably in the tiniest of minorities.

Today, there is no need to go through all that, neither is there need to go through the rigours of sketching again and again to get the right designs.What you need? Just sit comfortably at your PC or laptop and happily design away!

Key Features of Design Software Programs

With clothing design software, the key features that will enable you streamline the design process and boost your creativity are:


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  • Pattern design and pattern making.
  • 2D and 3D rendering.
  • The choice to upload designs and share with anyone, anywhere in the world.
  • An ability to replicate designs and 3D fabrics on the screen thereby providing realistic visual representations.
  • Grading and detailing.
  • Having the choice to experiment with colours, prints, textures, fabrics, styles and a variety of cut patterns.

In most fashion design schools, courses in fashion design software is compulsory as it has now become a basic course.

While students may start off with hand sketches, they must transfer their ideas onto the computer at some point in time during their course of study.

Upon graduating these fashion designers who have the ability to use clothing design software will have an edge over others looking for jobs in fashion design and clothing production firms.

Clothing Software Makes You Design Like a Pro'

You can create the trendiest contemporary designs or recreate the past at the click of your finger. You can go way back to the 1900s from the 1990s and create 20th century inspired fashions.

Create your ideas and then show them off to your family and friends, and if you are a professional designer use the clothing design software to impress your clients.

If you can use the product proficiently, there are potential clients in the fashion manufacturing industry out there who will take you on at the snap of a finger. Show off with your portfolio of fashion ideas created using design software . . . that will certainly impress them!

Use this opportunity to become fashion software savvy. Follow the trends of other fashion designers and create your own unique style. Or better still you can start a fashion line of your own.

You can achieve near perfection with the use of clothing design software. Who knows, you may become the Charles Frederick Worth of the 21st century!

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Surfraz 5 years ago from India

Really, the information is very useful,for those who work with fashion industry.

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viryabo 5 years ago Author

Thank you Surfraz.


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StephenSMcmillan 5 years ago

Thanks for the information, great hub.

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myawn 4 years ago from Florida

very nice hub

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viryabo 4 years ago Author

Thanks for visiting Stephen and Myawn, im glad you found the "Clothing design software" article informative.


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Vector design 3 years ago from California

Informative Hub..I really like your ideas and these clothing designing software are useful.thanks for sharing.

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viryabo 3 years ago Author

Thanks Vector design, and thank you for visiting.

fareed khan 13 months ago

i want to download " fasion design soft ware " please help me to download.

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viryabo 13 months ago Author

You have the option of purchase or a free download online.

Just search for the free download on Google.

Hope this helps.

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