This topic is for new users to post initial questions about Valentina. We're here to help! Since many users have the same questions, use the Search button to find quick answers. If you cannot find a complete answer to your question, please post!


This category contains threads which ask how to use Valentina tools to accomplish tasks.


The Measurements category allows users to easily identify and participate in discussions about Valentina's Measurement features.

Other FOSS sewing software

This category is for posting about additional free & open source software that is useful in designing or creating clothes & accessories (or other!)


The INSPIRATION category is used to group interesting information that fits no where else.

User Requests

This thread is for asking about new features to Valentina. The discussion will help decide if, how, and when to implement a new feature.


This category is for posts which cover issues that concern code, packages, operating systems, and tools that are used during development.


The Patterns category is for posting your patterns!


This category covers questions and discussions about Translations.


The Website category is for posts about the Valentina website.


The Tape category is for posts about the Tape app.
When a user clicks on the Measurement option in the top bar menu in Valentina, they enter the Tape app.
This code is compiled separately as Tape.exe.
When a Valentina .vit file is clicked on from a file explorer or navigator, Tape.exe will open with that file.


The Forum category is for posts which contain meta-info and announcements about the forum.


The Events category is for posts about events relating to Valentina.

Site Feedback

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.


This thread is for sending the development team, users, beta testers, translators, tech writers, and other supporters a well-earned thank you!


This category contains threads with information about new releases. Also information about fixes for existing releases.


This category contains threads about new or improved features that are ready for testing in the feature branch.


Donate to enable software improvements. If every Seamly2D user contributed USD$10 or EU10€ once or twice a year most of our outstanding issues and new features could be completed. Please donate.


This blog is to alert forum users to new blogs on the Valentina blog at


This topic is for posts related to data privacy, GDPR compliance, etc.