Digital Pattern Cutting Using Lectra Modaris


This unique course is aimed at [professional] pattern cutters who want to extend their skills to be able to work digitally, that is on a computer using Lectra Modaris software. You will develop your pattern cutting skills in the light of new methods when working digitally by inputting a personal pattern and completing it on screen. The course will cover pattern preparation for digitising and use by subsequent personnel such as the pattern grader and lay planner. During the course all software commands and file structures necessary will be covered, enabling you to continue independently.  

Topics covered

  • Preparing a pattern for digitising
  • Checking the pattern on screen, making amendments and creating additional pattern pieces on screen using the Modaris toolbox
  • Preparing the pattern for plotting, marker-making and 3D simulation
  • Plotting the pattern using a variety of print options.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to prepare and digitise a pattern, be familiar with the software commands in order to complete your patterns on screen as well as plotting or printing your pattern.   


Margaret Stott

What you need to bring

Notebook and pen, USB stick or hard drive for saving your work, pattern paper


3 days


10:00-16:00 (inc. one hour break)


27 March - 29 March


£280 (inc. VAT)

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About your tutor

Maggie Stott

Maggie Stott trained as a traditional Pattern Cutter & Designer way back in the 70s and added grading and garment technology to her expertise while in the professional workplace. Having worked on computer pattern cutting systems since 2000 she combines the best of traditional methods with modern technology, so necessary in today’s clothing industry.

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