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Insights into the World of Pattern Making

Explore articles containing insights on basic blocks, creative pattern making, basic block & pattern drafting, and the timeless techniques that shape the garments we wear.

Ralph Pink working on bespoke basic blocks and pattern making designs in his bright design studio in London
S1. EP0 – Video blog teaser

S1. EP0 – Video blog teaser

Each month we’re going to collaborate with a friend, blogger or loved one to create a gorgeous custom fitting garment. They’ll brief us on what they want and we’ll design and create it using PatternLab. We’ll take you through the whole research and design process, blogging an explaining the whole journey from initial idea to finished product.

PatternLab updates

PatternLab updates

We've added some important updates to transform how you draft your basic blocks in the Lab. Check out the full list of...

Basic skirt blocks

Basic skirt blocks

Start designing your next project with our brand-new basic skirt blocks. Customise the fit, skirt length, front and...

What’s new in the Lab?

What’s new in the Lab?

Hoorah! PatternLab is back online. Take a look at what the relaunched site has to offer. We’ve made a list of all the best new…

Relaunch

Relaunch

It’s finally here, the long-anticipated relaunch of PatternLab. Check out everything you need to know before the site goes down on the 5th…

Testers wanted

Testers wanted

We’ve made some changes. But before we re-launch all our hard work, we need to do a final round of testing, just to ensure that we are…

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