This is the key element to getting your fashion product produced is a digital pattern. Think of it as the 'blueprint' of your design and essential for garment manufacturing. This industry standard 'universal' file in .plt format, will allow you to send your design in one sample size to any factory to be produced via e-mail. It helps you to 'own' your own design. The file is in a marker format, so that each pattern piece is precisely layed out so there is less fabric wastage. The pattern file is printed out at the factory so they can cut and sew your garment.