What am I looking at?
This repository is our monorepo holding all our NPM designs, plugins, other NPM packages, and (web)sites.
We are working on FreeSewing v3
nextpackages on NPM holds v3 code. But it's alpha for now.
The default branch (
develop) in this repo is where we work on the upcoming FreeSewing v3.
Check out the roadmap to
see what we're working towards. There is still time to submit your ideas/suggestions for
what you would like to see in our mext major release.
The current production code -- what is running on freesewing.org -- is in the
As this is a monorepo. You'll need NodeJS v16, lerna and yarn on your system.
Once you have those, clone (or fork) this repo and run
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:freesewing/freesewing.git cd freesewing yarn kickstart
Where the world of makers and developers collide, that's where you'll find FreeSewing.
If you're a maker, checkout freesewing.org where you can generate our sewing patterns adapted to your measurements.
If you're a developer, our documentation is on freesewing.dev. Our core library is a batteries-included toolbox for parametric design of sewing patterns. But we also provide a range of plugins that further extend the functionality of the platform.
If you have NodeJS installed, you can try it right now by running:
Or, consult our getting started guides for Linux, MacOS, or Windows.
We also have a pattern design tutorial that walks you through your first parametric design, and a friendly community with people who can help you when you get stuck.
Support FreeSewing: Become a patron
FreeSewing is an open source project run by a community, and financially supported by our patrons.
If you feel what we do is worthwhile, and you can spend a few coind without hardship, then you should join us and become a patron.
👩💻 💻Makers website: freesewing.org 💻Developers website: freesewing.dev 💬Chat: On Discord via discord.freesewing.org ✅Todo list/Kanban board: On Github via todo.freesewing.org 🐦Twitter: @freesewing_org 📷Instagram: @freesewing_org
© Joost De Cock.
See the license file for details.
Where to get help
Our chatrooms on Discord are the best place to ask questions, share your feedback, or just hang out.
If you want to report a problem, please create an issue.
Thanks goes to these wonderful people (emoji key):
This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!