Dress Shop provides the ideal solution for getting custom-fit,
custom-designed clothing so you can
create the wardrobe of your dreams. Sew for yourself or your entire
family. Our pattern software was designed for everyone,
from casual home sewers to professional dressmakers and tailors.
Dress Shop gives you a
wide range of assorted patterns, each with dozens of design options,
which can be combined in almost unlimited ways. Styles include dresses,
blouses, pants, skirts, jackets, coats, vests and more.
Start quickly with our measurement wizard
Enter 5 key signature measurements and the wizard will build you
a full chart
that can be used to make patterns with a better fit than any
Adjust the values you know you might have trouble with for an even better fit.
When you are ready, you can fine tune any of the
59 settable measurements
that Dress Shop uses for its closest possible fit.
Choose a foundation pattern you want,
print it and start sewing.
Or, select from dozens of options such as
As you make each choice, watch your patterns draft
right on the screen showing you the effect of your changes.
A built-in layout tool
helps plan and calculate the needed yardage, with options for nap,
bias, plaids, stripes and border prints. Print your full size patterns on your regular printer.
Match marks makes assembling patterns a breeze!
Every pattern comes with a short
sewing guide detailing order and method of assembly and with links to
more detailed, illustrated articles showing best construction and
user manual may be used electronically for quick search access to the
topic you need or printed to take along to where you sew if you prefer.
Each version of Dress Shop (see below)
includes the most important and popular patterns from the Dress Shop
Additional, optional pattern collections can be added when you need them.
Overall, there are more than a thousand custom
designed core foundation patterns, each of which may be modified in
innumerable ways to create a pattern for just the garment you are