Velvet Dobby Designer

  • Pile travel, fabric simulation, weave notation

Velvet Dobby Designer is ScotWeave's unique CAD tool for face to face woven velvet design. Based around an intuitive visual design approach the software is simple to use, quick to learn, and produces accurate stunning results. Key features include:

  • Uses Yarn Designer for solid, twist, mixture and space dye yarns
  • Fast easy creation of warp pile and weft ground patterns
  • Easy input of draft and peg plan data
  • Changes to design are viewed immediately on screen in real-time
  • Cross-section window to trace path of pile travel through fabric
  • Analyses and displays tension of pile yarns
  • Option to put pile on separate beams - based upon tension data
  • Ground weaves can be saved separately and used as required
  • Paint motifs freehand onto weave and extract technical data
  • Supports cut-outs (no pile in fabric)
  • Supports variable pile density and variable denting patterns
  • Production ticket (loomcard) output with full production details
  • Loomcard can be output as HTML and viewed on Web Browser