In this free Marvelous Designer feature tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the Topstitch tools in Marvelous Designer 7.
With the Topstitch tool, you can create 3D stitch lines anywhere you want on your Marvelous Designer garments.
Watch the tutorial below to learn all about the Topstitch tool and how best to use it.
What you’ll learn in this Marvelous Designer Topstitch tutorial:
Learn all about the Marvelous Designer 7 Topstitch tool and how to use it to create various stitching effects on your Marvelous Designer clothes.
In this free Marvelous Designer 7 tutorial you’ll learn about the free Topstitch tool, the Segment topstitch tool, how to create topstitch lines, how to edit the topstitch lines, how to change the stitching type, how to create topstitch presets, add new presets, duplicate presets, change presets, export and import presets.
All about Topstitch properties, settings, and presets:
Discover how to use stitch presets, customize every part of the stitches, change colors, make the stitches wider/taller/thicker/closer together.
Learn how to use all the Topstitch options and settings to create the exact kind of stitching effect you want on your clothes.
You’ll also see examples of how to use Curved and Right-Angled settings to create smooth curving stitching lines.
Create Topstitching anywhere you want:
You’ll learn how to stitch along internal lines, how to shorten or lengthen topstitch lines, how to copy stitching lines, how to edit overlapping topstitch lines, how to delete a single topstitch line or easily select and delete multiple lines in one go.
You’ll also learn how to quickly assign a topstitching preset to multiple topstitching lines on your garment. How to rename your topstitching lines and easily find them in the “Scene” tab.
Topstitching and Particle Distance:
We’ll also explore topstitching along the jagged edges of patterns at high particle distance and see how particle distance affects stitching lines.
Creating Stitched Text Effects on Marvelous Designer clothes:
Additionally, you’ll learn how to create stitched text and stitched designs and how to use Offset to solve overlapping stitches and create even-sized stitched text.
Using the Topstitch tool will greatly increase your mesh’s polycount.
Other ways of adding stitches to Marvelous clothes without greatly increasing the polycount would be texturing the clothes in Substance Painter (or other 3D/texturing programs) or creating fake stitches in Marvelous Designer.
Go here to watch our video tutorial on how to make “fake” stitches in Marvelous Designer using texture overlays and our free stitch brushes.
We hope this Marvelous Designer 7 feature tutorial helps you!
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