Entire industry puzzle solved
Streamline and automatize all your product development stages using the state-of-the-art solution in fashion CAD.
in more than 50 countries
18 years experience
in development, process improvement and technology innovation
10 million+ products
More than just a pattern design tool
PatternDESIGNER has been conceived to respond to the challenges existing currently in the industry: lack of communication between departments, traceability, reduce human error and manual interventions, but also to respond to foreseeing once: automate the product configuration for customized garments and reduced time for knowledge sharing.
empowers fashion designers, manufacturers and eCommerce brands streamline their processes in the most logic and efficient way.
› Customisable views and layout designed for multi-display;
› Step-by-step functions assistance;
› Visual tools like SVG or 3D sketches for better understanding complex geometrical or technical elements.
› Draft, alter and manipulate patterns and design elements;
› Functions and formulas for a better user experience;
› Interaction gadgets for better ways to indicate or select elements.
› Check and edit any aspect of the piece by animating or manually walking the piece;
› Perform alteration functions, changes to the base size and grading adjustments, while keeping pieces in Marry or Walking position;
› Maintain functions correct behavior in extreme cases, on big number of sizes, in a set or on combined size sets.
› Syncronise editing of mirrored pieces or pieces extracted from pattern maps;
› Linked pieces for instant changes in all linked pieces;
› Automatically update the adjustments on articles with multiple layers that require to preserve the connection between patterns corresponding to different fabric layers.
› Customised library of template folds, automatically adaptable to pattern shapes;
› Edit and adjust patterns in fold view;
› 3D folds viewer during editing allowing to see all the steps in the fold;
› Copy and apply folds from one model to another model or pattern.
› Advanced grading tools that allow you to easily and automatically grade your patterns.
› Easily hide or show all the gradings, change the base size, change the grading group of a piece and visualize the entire grading system of the model in all working modes;
› Complete set of tools to describe every garment aspect from trim and fabric to assembly instructions;
› Fully customizable pattern stamp, stitch and assembly description tool;
› Sketch tool for drawing, writing and adding trim related graphical content;
› Track changes to the pattern file and rollback the model to any significant point in its development history.
› Manage several branches of design evolution of a product, including differentiated access rights for different users on these branches, all within one single model file.
Smartest tools for better business
Pattern DESIGNER is packed with functionality that empowers your company earn time and money.
Effortlessly experiment new designs because now you can easily revert to previous versions, without SAVING AS different project. Get real-time updates about product development status, visible in your Collection Progress Board.
Automatically create accurate Tech Packs as PDF.
Now it’s easy to have someone open the Tech Pack PDF at a specific page where sew-type is detailed, while making sure your logistics department delivers the right order.
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Own it or rent it? CAPEX or OPEX? Lifetime or SaaS?
Lifetime license, tailored to your needs, accompanied by services through your appointed distributor.
Monthly subscription, packed with features suitable for agile, eCommerce ready brands of any size.
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Maria Lucia Hohan,
Founder @ Maria Lucia Hohan
Since 2009 we have implemented Gemini CAD Systems’ software solutions to achieve product development and manufacturing. We chose to collaborate with Gemini CAD Systems due…
CEO & Founder @ YOKKO
The software provides all the features necessary for a garment factory regardless of its size. It’s easy to use and learn. Offers an excellent price-quality…
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To open the PatternDESIGNER application, from the splash the user must log in with the Gemini account by clicking Log in to the Gemini account button In the opened window please input the account credentials: email and password also the verification token. After this information are introduced, on the splash will be displayed the button Start using PatternDESIGNER as user name, click on this button to open the PatternDESIGNER application.
If you don’t have an already-existing user account, you need to create one. To do this, start by accessing https://mycad.geminicad.com, and, then, click on Sign up now. On the page that opens, you need to enter real and valid information about yourself and about the company you work for. As soon as you have entered the required information, and clicked on Register, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address you used to register. To do this, you need to access your email address, open the email and click on Confirm account to complete the registration process. On the Confirm your email page, you can change the language in which the platform’s interface is to be displayed through a click inside the case and selection of the language. After the confirmation, the user needs to enter a password. After confirming the password, the user needs to click on Link, to be able to connect to his/her account.
PatternDESIGNER is user friendly and has the complete environment that covers the entire model developing workflow. PatternDESIGNER features all the options for the shape construction, depending on user’s preferences: free, assisted or parametric methods, or any combined approach. We offer trainings and premium support for the guaranteed period in which whenever there are questions of functionality we help the user.
If you installed PatternDESIGNER on multiple workstations, we advise you to update and install the latest version of the software on all workstations. This is the only way we can guarantee full compatibility between applications and the lack of downtime in the product development process. The dongle is a hardware device (current electronic device) that gives the user the right to use the software (applications) in full license mode, based on paid licenses, and therefore we recommend that the dongle be used on a the only workstation.
The installation kits for all of our latest versions can be found in the Installation Kits in my MyCAD account.
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If you cancel your Update Subscription, you will revert to the “latest allowed version” you purchased before subscribing to the Software Update. You can check the “latest allowed version” for each license in your organization on the License page in MyCAD. You can find installation kits of your lifetime license in the Installation kits section of MyCAD. Please note that files created with the new version of the software are not readable by old versions, so we strongly advise you to save your models with Save as compatibility mode functionality. The functionality will allow you to save your files (models, orders) in a software version of your lifetime license and keep important data intact.