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V15.1 PDS Internal Cutout - Close - Seam Allowance

EricFromBCEricFromBC Posts: 76 ✭✭
Hi all,

Is this something PDS cannot do, or me not doing it correctly?

A piece with an internal cutout...

When I close it, all the notches turned into the opening.

If I add the seam allowance, they go to the wrong side of the cutout.

Thanks in advance.


  • VasylVasyl Posts: 1,610 ✭✭✭✭
    What value of seam allowance you are adding to internal?
  • EricFromBCEricFromBC Posts: 76 ✭✭
    edited September 15
    @Vasyl I selected the entire piece and defined all seams (positive) 1/4". On the outside perimeter, PDS correctly added the seams to the outside. For the closed H line, the seams are added to the wrong side.

    Also tried selecting only the closed H line and add seam allowance to that. The seam is added to the wrong side regardless of positive or negative value.

    I also tried splitting the line and rejoined to trick the notches to inside the cutout. Thought they would flip the other way when I close the H. They did not flip direction as in my original post. Adding seam to that also have the seam result.
  • EricFromBCEricFromBC Posts: 76 ✭✭
    So I did an experiment...

    Draw a new simple closed H cutout. Adding seam to that work correctly.

    With the seam on, adding more points to the line and moving them to the shape I want.

    So far so good.

    Still good.

    Too early to soon as the line is bent, the seam allowance jumped to the wrong side.

    I guess the shape is too challenging for PDS.
  • VasylVasyl Posts: 1,610 ✭✭✭✭
    Hi. Try define internal corner as joint point.
    Next label H,
    Next seam allowance 

  • ASMITHASMITH Posts: 51 ✭✭
    can you send the piece so I can look at it, I'm not having an issue. though I have had it do this before.
  • EricFromBCEricFromBC Posts: 76 ✭✭
    Thank you, moving the joint over solved the seam issue.

    However, to start at that corner may have higher chance of heel cut.
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