Kit For Pattern Making, Drafting, Cutting And Sewing

You must have proper tools and supplies to work efficiently in the field of art and craft. By proper and effective use of supplies and tools you on the first hand looks highly professional and on the second everyone praises the products you made. A skillful garment maker needs to be creative and imaginative like an artist and at the same time he or she must be organised and neat in work and these essential tools kit would help you to be a adept garment maker.

Here we provide you a list of essential tools which are useful in making a best garment for you.

So, the kit for pattern making, drafting, cutting and sewing is as follows :

French Curves For shaping armholes & necklines and variety of other shapes
Pencil & Sharpner For pattern making
Other Pencils/Pens Use red colour pencil to identify pattern changes
Notcher Cuts notches on pattern
Tracing Wheel Transfers muslin pattern to paper and paper pattern to fabric
Straight Measure Scale For measuring fabric
Weights To hold fabric in place while marking and drafting
Marking Chalk Used for making fabric
Tracing Paper To transfer muslin pattern shape or to make copies of original pattern
Scissors To cut paper and fabric pattern
Hip Curve Shapes hip, hem, elbows and lapels
L Shape For making pattern
Measuring Tape For measuring form or figures
Oil Pins To keep fabric in place
Scotch Tape To hold fabric in place
Muslin Cloth To check pattern before making actual garment
Hand Punch Punch holes for storing pattern
Compass For drawing circles and arcs
Stapler, Board Pins, Notebook, Pattern Paper, Cutting Table Hold fabric, take notes, and a place for cutting fabric
Kit for pattern making

Kit for sewing your garment :

  • Bobbin
  • Machine Sewing Needles
  • Hand Stitching Needles
  • Thimble
  • Seam Opener
  • Oil Pins
  • Thread
  • Measuring Tapes
  • Marking Chalks
  • Pinking Shears
  • Fabric Scissors


Hello readers, my name is Usha and I'm a full time teacher of tailoring profession. I've been teaching since last 16 years and in year 2016 I've decided to take this online. Thanks to you readers, subscribers and internet for making this happen. Here at ushaseminary I write about drafting, cutting, clothing and fashion :)

4 thoughts on “Kit For Pattern Making, Drafting, Cutting And Sewing

  • August 25, 2017 at 5:28 am

    I love your videos about sewing.
    I like to talk to you.
    I sew from patterns from the store, but I like to learn my own draft for my measurements.
    please E-mail me.

    Jessie Singh

  • June 8, 2018 at 12:20 pm

    such an instant help! thanks usha madame,may you grow more!
    god bless..


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