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How to Create Custom Clothing & Accessories

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Posted by James Freeman | 01/15/2021

Part 1: Steps of Creating Fashion Design

1. Drag a model from the model library.

Open the model library on the left of the canvas, and drag and drop a model. You can also use models from the built-in fashion design examples or draw a new one on your own.

fashion model

2. Sketch out the clothes outline upon the model using the drawing tools.

Switch to Symbols menu, and you will see a set of drawing tools containing "Pencil Tool", "Pen Tool", "Move Anchor", "Add Anchor", "Delete Anchor", "Convert Anchor", and more. It will take you a few minutes to get familiar with these tools. You can always turn to the Dynamic Help on the right side of the canvas.

First, use the Pen tool or Pencil tool to sketch out the clothes. Then use Move Anchor and Convert Anchor tool to fine adjust the lines.

Sketch Clothes Outline

3. Apply fill colors and line colors.

Go to Home menu and find Fill and Line buttons. Select the shape and apply a fill color and line color.

Fill Clothes Colors

4. Add more patterns and embellishments.

Repeat the above step to add more patterns and embellishments. Under Fill button, there is a pattern gallery with dozens of existing pattern to fill.

Add Embellishments

Part 2: Fashion Design Software

The biggest advantage of EdrawMax is its simplicity. As you see from the following picture, it has a rather straightforward interface that resembles Microsoft programs. You can start to use it even as a beginner, as we have provided user guides in the software.

On the left of the drawing canvas, there are libraries of models and design samples to use. A set of sketching tools under Symbol tab help you draft out any shape you want; and with rich color fill options, you can visualize all your design ideas.

Fashion Design Software

Part 3: Fashion Design Examples

Hundreds of fashion design examples available in the program. You can find men suit design, kids fashion design and women fashion design examples.

Women Casual Clothing Design

Women Casual Clothing Design

Women Dress Design

Women Dress Desig

Men Fashion Design

Men Fashion Design

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