Pattern Layout on Napped Fabrics - University of Fashion

Pattern Layout on Napped Fabrics

Pattern Layout on Napped Fabrics

Napped fabrics, such as corduroy, velvet, velveteen, and velour, require special handling. In this lesson, you will learn pattern layout techniques for these types of fabrics. Learn more about pattern layouts by viewing our 9-part series that includes, stripes, plaids, one-way and engineered prints and other specialty fabrics.

Module Description Step
1 Introduction to Napped Fabric 1-2
2 Lesson Prep 1-7
3 Pattern Layout, Pinning & Cutting 1-7
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MODULE 1 • Introduction to Napped Fabric

Step Description
1 The next fabric that we’re working with is a corduroy fabric and it is a wide-wale corduroy. It is in the category of napped fabrics.
2A And, it’s very important to understand the direction of the nap. We have it so the smooth direction of the nap runs down on this piece.
2B And the smooth runs up on this piece.


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