How to measure for a jib sail

This video describes how to measure for a custom catamaran jib with a self tacking jib track setup. The recommended luff length is 18′ 4″ and we chose a point 60% up the luff to determine the sheeting angle because this sail is such high aspect. Please feel free to call us (805) 479-6122 or email sails@slosailandcanvas.com with any questions.

PatternSmith Quickstart 001 – Introduction and Overview

Get a complete overview of Autometrix’s PatternSmith software in one shot. This can be helpful before jumping into the more detailed step-by-step guides in the rest of the Quickstart videos.

PatternSmith Quickstart 002 – Elements and Attributes

Start with the basics of PatternSmith – the types of elements you can create and edit, and the attributes you can control when creating and editing patterns in PatternSmith. Follow along with Pattern Set One, available for download:
https://bit.ly/2ZPRCaj

PatternSmith Quickstart 003 – Moving and Snapping

  Get an overview of how elements are moved and connected when creating and editing patterns in PatternSmith. Follow along with Pattern Set One, available for download:
https://bit.ly/2ZPRCaj

PatternSmith Quickstart 004 – Line Creation

  Get an overview of how the Line Tool works to create lines and polylines in PatternSmith. Follow along with Pattern Set Two, available for download:
https://bit.ly/2USF1PW

PatternSmith Quickstart 005 – Creation Tools

  Get an overview of how the Creation Tools work in PatternSmith.
Follow along with Pattern Set Two, available for download: https://bit.ly/2USF1PW

PatternSmith Quickstart 006 – Editing Tools 1

  The first of 3 videos taking a deeper dive into the Editing Tools available in PatternSmith. Quickstart 006 introduces Edit, Actions, Replace, and Construction tools. Follow along with Pattern Set Two, available for download: https://bit.ly/2USF1PW

Extend/Trim
Join
Break
Align
Add/Remove Points
Splines
Bezier Fit

PatternSmith Quickstart 007 – Editing Tools 2

The second of 3 videos taking a deeper dive into the Editing Tools available in PatternSmith. Quickstart 007 shows more usage of the Edit and Replace tools, but especially focuses on the Action tools. Follow along with Pattern Set Two, available for download: https://bit.ly/2USF1PW

Mirror
Break
Scale
Rotate
Duplicate
Duplicate Offset / Trim
Origin
Duplicate Polar Array
Move

PatternSmith Quickstart 008 – Editing Tools 3

The final of 3 videos taking a deeper dive into the Editing Tools available in PatternSmith. Quickstart 008 builds on the first two Editing Tools videos and shows how Construction Guides can be used to aid the pattern drafting. Follow along with Pattern Set Two, available for download: https://bit.ly/2USF1PW

Normal Guide
Angle Guide
Tangent Guide
Distance Guide

PatternSmith Quickstart 009 – Cutter Ready Patterns

A lot of “behind the scenes” work goes in to interpreting patterns and making a machine cut them. The better the patterns you start with, the better the results!