Pattern label?


While I was labelling my patterns, I noticed that the label is divided into detail label and pattern label. I usually used the detail label, but now I’m wondering what is the pattern label? I thought it was the name of the pattern (front, back, sleeve, etc), and the detail label is the detail (front panel 1, front panel 2, placket, etc). But then, I’ve tried to make the pattern label visible but nothing happened. Where can write the pattern label? Is the pattern label really means as what I thought earlier?

Thank you

The label you speak of gets the info from the preferences settings.

What I find annoying is that the size field comes from the pattern prefs instead of the measurement file.

The detail label will print the pattern piece name and material type

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Ohh, I see! What do you mean by size field? Is it the one when I cannot resize my pattern label? It seems stuck on default sizing. Rather difficult if the pieces are small.

Btw, on the detail label, there’s a fold position label. I’ve write on it and it doesn’t appear on my pattern. Do you know any way to mark this side as an on fold side?

I think it doesn’t change the arrow; there is just a placeholder “piece fold position” and if you put that into the label, it writes what is written in the field “fold position” onto the label.

With the size I can’t help you because I do not make standard multisize patterns and therefor don’t need it; it is probably the size of a garment noted on the label.

Some background info about the labels:

Pattern label. This information is repeated on all pattern pieces. This is defined once for the entire pattern. For example:

  • Simplicity
  • 9505
  • Miss size 20 (with our software we can state size, the client’s name, the measurement file name, etc.)

Detail label. This information is different for each pattern piece. This is defined in each detail piece’s options. For example:

  • H
  • pants back
  • cut two of fabric