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Sample Pack User Guide

Version Control

Version Date Description


1.0 5/28/15 Created
1.1 8/24/15 Added gems
Table of Contents
Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
Rigid Parts/Props....................................................................................................................................... 6
Adding Samples into the PDS ................................................................................................................ 6
Rigid Parts Contents ...................................................................................................................................... 8
Button Shapes ........................................................................................................................................... 8
Bag Accessories ..................................................................................................................................... 9
Bows .................................................................................................................................................... 11
Bra Accessories ................................................................................................................................... 12
Buttons ................................................................................................................................................ 12
Decorations ......................................................................................................................................... 14
Drawstrings ......................................................................................................................................... 15
Eyelets ................................................................................................................................................. 16
Knobs................................................................................................................................................... 17
Rivets ................................................................................................................................................... 18
Zippers................................................................................................................................................. 19
Gems ................................................................................................................................................... 20
Segment Shapes ...................................................................................................................................... 21
Binding ................................................................................................................................................ 22
Decorations ......................................................................................................................................... 23
Pipes .................................................................................................................................................... 24
Seam Bumps........................................................................................................................................ 25
Stitch Flat Lock .................................................................................................................................... 26
Stitch Lock ........................................................................................................................................... 27
Stitch Overlock .................................................................................................................................... 27
Welting ................................................................................................................................................ 29
Zippers................................................................................................................................................. 30
Overview
The Optitex Sample Pack is a separate package that can be installed during the Optitex installation
process.

The Sample Pack files are located in your Optitex Project folder (depending on the type of installation):

C:\Program Files\Optitex\Samples

The Sample Pack includes a variety of 3D accessories that can be used to enhance your 3D samples as
well as 2D patterns that were already stitched for you.

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3D Content includes:

Color Pallets: These are ACO files that can be used when you are using the Shader Manager and you
want to change the color palate.

Mannequins: These are MOD files that include different mannequins for men, women, and children.
They can be animated with poses or parametric.

Props: These are rigid parts which are broken down into two types: Button Shapes and Segment Shapes
and can be added to your pattern as accessories, different stiches, etc.

Textures: These are PNG files that can be used as textures in the Shader Manager.

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Rigid Parts/Props
Rigid Parts can be used when you want to add accessories to your 3D samples.

There are two types of Rigid Parts:

Button Shapes: Includes buttons, accessories, decorations, etc.


Segment Shapes: Includes pipes, bindings, stitches, zippers, etc.

There are two types of file types available in the categories.

MOD files: These files were created via a 3D software and can be opened in the PDS. These files are
editable: position, color, scaling, etc. All Button Shapes are MOD files.
PDS files: These files were created in the PDS. Not all of the fields are editable. Some Segment
Shapes are PDS files, such as Binding, Pipes, and Welts while the rest are MOD files. You can create
your own PDS files for segments as well.

Adding Samples into the PDS

You can easily add the different samples into the PDS by importing via Preferences > 3D> Stitches:

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To view information about any of the samples, open up the Stitch Properties dialog. Here you can
view/edit (depending on the file type), the offset, repeat, etc.

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Rigid Parts Contents

Button Shapes

These samples are MOD files that are imported from a 3D software. They are scalable, can be rotated,
and their offset can be changed. Button Shapes can be imported into the PDS:

Go to Preferences > 3D> Stitches

In the Button Shapes directory, click Load Now to import your samples.

The following buttons shapes are available:

Bag Accessories
Bows
Bra Accessories
Buttons
Decorations
Drawstrings
Eyelets
Knobs
Rivets
Zippers

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Bag Accessories
This category includes buttons, buckles, rings, etc. and can be added to your bag as different
accessories.

Note: If a button shows up in two colors this indicates that the colors can be changed in the Shader
Manager.

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Locks
Number File Name
1 Lock_Rectangular.mod
2 Lock_Oval.mod
3 Lock_Pad.mod

Rings
Number File Name
4 Ring_Round.mod
5 Ring_Twist.mod
6 Ring_Cylinder.mod
7 Ring_Elipse.mod
8 Ring_Elipse_90.mod
9 Ring_Square.mod

Leather
Number File Name
10 Leather_Tassel.mod
11 Leather_Knot.mod
12 String_Tassle.mod

Hooks
Number File Name
13 Hook_01.mod
14 Hook_Lanyard.mod
15 Hook_02.mod
16 Hook_03.mod

Buckles
Number File Name
17 Buckle_plastic.mod
18 Buckle_Strap Slide 01.mod
19 Buckle_Strap Slide 02.mod
20 Buckle_Strap Slide 02_Covered.mod

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Bows
There are a few different types of bows: regular or soft, short or long and with or without straps.

Number File Name


1 Bow_01.mod
2 Bow_01_soft.mod
3 Bow_02.mod
4 Bow_02_Soft.mod
5 Bow_2_Straps_Long.mod
6 Bow_02_Straps_Short.mod
7 Bow_03.mod

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Bra Accessories
Includes closures, straps, hook/eye, etc.

Number File Name


1 Closure_hook_and_eye.mod
2 Closure_Slide_with_Hook.mod
3 Closure_Slide_Clasp.mod
4 Strap_Ring_Round.mod
5 Strap_Ring_Square.mod
6 Strap_Slide.mod
7 Strap_Slide_Spaghetti. mod

Buttons
There are a few different types of buttons. 2 holes or 4 holes, stitch, parallel stitch or cross stitch,
concaved or convexed, jean button, button hole, reece, keyhole.

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Number File Name
1 Button_2holes_18L.mod
2 Button_2holes_24L.mod
3 Button_2holes_Stitch.mod
4 Button_4holes_18L.mod
5 Button_4holes_24L.mod
6 Button_4holes_Stitch_cross.mod
7 Button_4holes_Stitch_parallel.mod
8 Button_concave_2holes_24L.mod
9 Button_convex_2holes_24L.mod
10 Button_hole_18L.mod
11 Button_hole_24L.mod
12 Button_hole_reece.mod
13 Button_jeans_30L.mod
14 Button_keyhole_1.5inch.mod
15 Button_keyhole_1ininch.mod

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Decorations
Includes different decorations that can be added to your pattern, beads, sequins, crystal, etc.

Number File Name


1 Bead.mod
2 Button_rose_flower.mod
3 Button_tiger_flower.mod
4 Crystal.mod
5 Label (40x8mm).mod
6 Sequin.mod
7 three_knot.mod

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Drawstrings
Drawstrings can be added to shirts, sweatshirts, pants, etc.

Number File Name


1 Drawstring_end.mod
2 Drawstring_full.mod
3 Drawstring_knot.mod
4 Drawstring_stopper.mod
5 Hood_Cord Set.mod

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Eyelets
Eyelets can be used in shirts, shoes, etc. They can be round or oval, or rope shaped.

Category File Name


1 Eyelet_01.mod
2 Eyelet_02.mod
3 Eyelet_03.mod
4 Eyelet_04.mod
5 Eyelet_oval_01.mod
6 Eyelet_oval_02.mod
7 Eyelet_oval_03.mod
8 Eyelet_oval_04.mod
9 Eyelet_rope.mod

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Knobs
The Knobs are according to their size: 9 mm, 12mm, 14mm or 24 mm.

Category File Name


1 Knob_01_9mm.mod
2 Knob_01_9mm_180.mod
3 Knob_02_12mm.mod
4 Knob_02_14mm.mod
5 Knob_02_28mm.mod

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Rivets
Rivets can be used for example in jeans. There are three types of rivets: regular, jeans and dome.

Category File Name


1 Rivet_01.mod
2 Rivet_02.mod
3 Rivet_03.mod
4 Rivet_04.mod
5 Rivet_Dome_3mm.mod
6 Rivet_Jeans_01.mod
7 Rivet_Jeans_02.mod
8 Rivet_Jeans_03.mod
9 Rivet_Jeans_04.mod
10 Rivet_Jeans_05.mod

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Zippers
There are a few different types of zippers: standard, rounded and hidden. There are also different parts
of the zipper: head, puller, stopper and/or complete.

Note: The head and puller are separate to allow you control on each part while placing on a cloth.

Number File Name


1 Zipper_head 01.mod
2 Zipper_Head 02.mod
3 Zipper_Head w Puller 03_Hidden.mod
4 Zipper_Puller 01.mod
5 Zipper_Puller 02.mod
6 Zipper_Head w Rope.mod
7 Zipper_Head w Puller 01.mod
8 Zipper_Head w Puller 02.mod
9 Zipper_Stopper.mod

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Gems
Gems can be used as accessories in your pattern. There are a few different types of gems by shape, size
and holes.

Number File Name


1 gem_Cabochon Untique_9x7.5mm.mod
2 gem_Pear_13x18mm.mod
3 gem_Round_10mm.mod
4 gem_Cabochon Oval_18x25mm.mod
5 gem_Oval_7.8x11mm.mod
6 gem_Round_8mm.mod
7 gem_Cabochon round with crown_14mm.mod
8 gem_Round_ Cut 12mm.mod
9 gem_Round_6mm.mod
10 gem_Baguette with holes_11mm.mod
11 gem_Square with holes_6mm.mod
12 gem_Square with holes_8mm.mod

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Segment Shapes

The Segment Shapes category includes bindings, decorations, pipes, stitches, etc. Some Segment Shapes
are PDS files, such as Binding, Pipes, and Welts while the rest are MOD files.

You can also create your own PDS files for segments by saving the contour shape as a PDS file and then
import the file into the PDS as follows:

Go to Preferences > 3D> Stitches

In the Segment Shapes directory, click Load Now to import your samples.

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Binding
A group of PDS files that are placed on the full segment. The files are labelled according to the thickness
and width.

Number File Name


1 Binding_7x1mm.pds
2 Binding_10x1mm.pds
3 Binding_13x1mm.pds
4 Binding_7x2mm.pds
5 Binding_10x2mm.pds
6 Binding_13x2mm.pds

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Decorations
Includes different decorations that can be added to bags, patterns, etc.

Note: You can modify the repeat to change the look of the decoration if required,

Number File Name


1 Braid_10mm.mod
2 Braid_2mm.mod
3 leather_arrow.mod
4 Rivet Dome_3mm.mod

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Pipes
Different sized pipes 2mm, 3.2mm and 4.8 mm.

Number File Name


1 Pipe_2.0mm.pds
2 Pipe_3.2mm.pds
3 Pipe_4.8mm.pds

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Seam Bumps
PDS files that are face to face, overlapping or seam edging.

Use to emphasize the edge or meeting points between two fabric pieces.

Number File Name


1 Seam 01_F2F.pds
2 Seam 02_Overlap_left.pds
3 Seam 02_Overlap_right.pds
4 Seam 03_Edging.pds

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Stitch Flat Lock
MOD files that can be added to jeans, sport clothes, etc. Available in 6mm or 8mm

Number File Name


1 Stitch_flatlock_6mm.mod
2 Stitch_flatlock_8mm.mod

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Stitch Lock
MOD files of different stitches. You can change the offset and repeat if required. Some of the stitches
are the same they just have different sizes. The size can be seen from the file name. e.g. 8mm stitch lock
& 12 mm stitch lock.

Number File Name Number File Name


1 Stitch_bartack 1x2mm.mod 8 Stitch_lock
02_Single_180.mod
2 Stitch_lock 01_double_5mm.mod 9 Stitch_lock
03_Single_1.4mm.mod
3 Stitch_lock 01_double_8mm.mod 10 Stitch_lock
03_Single_1.4mm_180.mod
4 Stitch_lock 01_Double_12mm.mod 11 Stitch_lock 04_single.mod
5 Stitch_lock 01_single.mod 12 Stitch_lock 05_single.mod
6 Stitch_lock 02_Double_5mm.mod 13 Stitch_lock_zigzag.mod
7 Stitch_lock 02_Single.mod

Stitch Overlock
MOD files that are always placed on the edge of the cloth or between two pieces. There are three types
of stitch overlocks, two thread over edge, overlock 4mm or 6mm or chain.

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Number File Name
1 Stitch_overlock_2 thread overedge.mod
2 Stitch_overlock_4mm.mod
3 Stitch_overlock_6mm.mod
4 Stitch_chain_single.mod

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Welting
PDS files for welting according to height and width.

Number File Name


1 Welting_10x1.3mm.pds
2 Welting_14x1.3mm.pds
3 Welting_7x1.3mm.pds

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Zippers
MOD files that contain 3 types of zippers: coil, metal and/or plastic.

Number File Name


1 Zipper_coil_3.mod
2 Zipper_coil_5.mod
3 zipper_metal_3.mod
4 zipper_metal_5.mod
5 Zipper_plastic_3.mod
6 Zipper_plastic_5.mod

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