Interactive 3D Pattern Design Using Real-time Pattern Deformation and Relative Human Body Coordinate System

실시간 패턴 변형과 인체 상대좌표계를 이용한 대화형 3D 패턴 디자인

  • Sul, In-Hwan (Korean Intellectual Property Office) ;
  • Han, Hyun-Sook (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Seoul National University) ;
  • Nam, Yun-Ja (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Seoul National University) ;
  • Park, Chang-Kyu (Dept. of Textile Engineering, Konkuk University)
  • 설인환 (특허청 섬유생활용품심사과) ;
  • 한현숙 (서울대학교 생활과학대학 의류학과) ;
  • 남윤자 (서울대학교 생활과학대학 의류학과) ;
  • 박창규 (건국대학교 섬유공학과)
  • Received : 2010.05.26
  • Accepted : 2010.08.27
  • Published : 2010.10.30


Garment design needs an iterative manipulation of 2D patterns to generate a final sloper. Traditionally there have been two kinds of design methodologies such as the flat pattern method and the pattern draping method. But today, it is possible to combine the advantages from the two methods due to the realistic cloth simulation techniques. We devised a new garment design system which starts from 3D initial drape simulation result and then modifies the garment by editing the 2D flat patterns synchronously. With this interactive methodology using real-time pattern deformation technique, the designer can freely change a pattern shape by watching its 3D outlook in real-time. Also the final garment data were given relative coordinates with respect to the human anthropometric feature points detected by an automatic body feature detection algorithm. Using the relative human body coordinate system, the final garments can be re-used to an arbitrary body data without repositioning in the drape simulation. A female shirt was used for an example and a 3D body scan data was used for an illustration of the feature point detection algorithm.


real-time pattern deformation;relative human body coordinate system;drape simulation;anthropometric feature points


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