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# What is the function of L-square?

What is the function of L-square? The L-square is a two-piece ruler arranged in an L shape. The L-square is used to create scaled patterns from original sewing patterns. The arms of the square are 14 by 24 inches. Use the square to create half, quarter, eighth, 16th and 32nd scales.

## What is the other name of L-square?

The ruler includes scales for halves, thirds and eighths. An L-square (or tailor’s square) is a two-armed ruler used to make reduced scale patterns in pattern drafting. The steel square is a tool used in carpentry. Today the steel square is more commonly referred to as the framing square or carpenter’s square.

## How many inches is the longer arm of the L square?

The longer wider arm is two inches (51 mm) wide, and is called the blade; the shorter narrower arm, is one and a half inches (38 mm) wide, and is called the tongue. The square has many uses, including laying out common rafters, hip rafters and stairs.

## Do you think it is convenient to use L square?

L -square or Tailor’s Square

It is more accurate than ruler and convenient for measuring skirt lengths or straight lines of material before starting pattern layout.

## What is hip curve?

A Hip/Form curve is a large French curve that aids in pattern making by providing an elogated, curved edge for smoothing and correcting pattern lines.

## What is an L-shaped ruler called?

A framing square is basically a large, L-shaped piece of metal. It has several scales, including a diagonal scale, a board foot scale and an octagonal scale.

## What is the characteristic of L-square?

The L-square is a two-piece ruler arranged in an L shape. The L-square is used to create scaled patterns from original sewing patterns. The arms of the square are 14 by 24 inches. Use the square to create half, quarter, eighth, 16th and 32nd scales.

## What is an L shaped ruler called?

A framing square is basically a large, L-shaped piece of metal. It has several scales, including a diagonal scale, a board foot scale and an octagonal scale.

## What are the drafting tools?

What are the different drafting tools?

• Pencil.
• Drafting board.
• T-square.
• Drafting machine.
• French Curves.
• Rulers.
• Compass.
• Templates.

## What are the tools and equipment for pattern drafting?

Pattern Drafting Tools and their Uses

• L-scale. It is also called a triscale or L-scale and is made of wood or steel. …
• Leg shaper. It is made of wood or plastic. …
• Tailor’s art curve. Tailor’s art curve is used to draw curves in the drafting and is made of plastic or wood.
• French curve. …
• Compass. …
• Drafting table. …
• Milton cloth. …
• Brush.

## What are the characteristics of a good sewing tools?

Terms in this set (23)

• tape measure. used for taking body measures.
• yard stick or metal stick. used to take and make long straight measurements or to check grain lines.
• transparent ruler. used to measure.
• seam gauge. used to measure hems, buttonholes and pleats.
• hem marker. …
• tailors square or L-square. …
• hip curve. …
• tracing wheel.

## What is the purpose of hip curve?

The hip curve is an essential tool for making patterns and fitting adjustments at the hip line. The tool is also great for making adjustments at the hemline, for lapels and at the elbow. Anywhere a slight curve is needed, this is a good ruler to use.

## What tool is French curve?

A French curve is a template usually made from metal, wood or plastic composed of many different segments of the Euler spiral (aka the clothoid curve). It is used in manual drafting and in fashion design to draw smooth curves of varying radii.

## Why is it called a French curve?

The most popular set of such rulers is made up of 3 rulers chosen among a set of 28 that were described in a book by Burmester at the beginning of the XXth century. (Lexicon der Gesamten Technik (1904)). For this reason they are often known also as Burmester’s curve.

## Why is it called T Square?

A T-square is a technical drawing instrument used by draftsmen primarily as a guide for drawing horizontal lines on a drafting table. It may also guide a set square to draw vertical or diagonal lines. Its name comes from its resemblance to the letter T. … Higher-end table saws are often equipped with T-square fences.

## Is the longer and wider part square?

The longer wider arm is two inches (51 mm) wide, and is called the blade; the shorter narrower arm, is one and a half inches (38 mm) wide, and is called the tongue.

Steel square.

Other names Framing square Carpenter’s square
Classification Type of square Carpentry hand tool
Used with Carpenter’s pencil Plumb bob

## What is a triangle ruler called?

A triangle ruler is called a ‘set square. ‘ They are triangular-shaped and sometimes have a cut-out center. The markings on the ruler vary according…

## How the size of the L-square is specified?

The square is a geometric shape that needs no introduction. … This fact makes it especially easy to calculate the length of one of the sides, given the area of the square. If the area enclosed by the square is A, and the length of each side is L, then L = √A.

## What are the different types of drafting?

The major kinds of drafting are furniture drafting, architectural drafting, and mechanical or machine drafting, electrical and electronics drafting, topographical drafting, airplane drafting, ship or naval drafting, structural drafting and sheet-metal drafting.

## What is the most important drafting tools?

1. Mechanical pencil and clutch pencil. Special mechanical pencils for technical drawings, like the Mars micro 775 by STAEDTLER, feature a cylindrical tube. …
2. Technical pens. …
3. Rulers. …
4. Compass. …
5. Drawing boards. …
6. Erasers. …
7. Sharpeners.

## What is the drafting?

Overview. Drafting refers to actually writing the words of the paper. As part of the writing process, you will write multiple drafts of your paper. Each rough draft improves upon the previous one. The final draft is simply the last draft that you submit.

## What are the basic pattern drafting?

Pattern drafting is the process of creating a pattern by taking measurements from a person, form, or model, in order to then create a foundation, which is a pattern used as the basis for the design.

## What are the types of pattern drafting?

Types of Patterns in Clothing Manufacturing

• Flat Pattern Drawing. This method takes a basic pattern and translates it into a 3D shape with muslin fabric, which is then transferred to paper. …
• Drafting. Drafting is often used to create initial designs. …
• Fashion Draping.

## What is a basic pattern?

The basic pattern is the very foundation upon which pattern making, fit and design are based. The basic pattern is the starting point for flat pattern designing. It is a simple pattern that fits the body with just enough ease for movement and comfort (Shoben and Ward).