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Easily Recolor Fabric Patterns for Fashion Colorways with Adobe Illustrator “Live Color”

Apparel designers and CAD fashion designers can use pre-sketched seamless vector fabric patterns to quickly fill fashion flat sketches with textile designs. The Live Color feature in Adobe Illustrator (CS3 and newer) allows fashion designers to easily recolor fabric patterns and rendered sketches using precise RGB color values- enabling them to create textile design colorways with a few simple clicks! Adobe Illustrator even automatically defines a pattern swatch for new colorways in the Swatches Panel!  NOTE: Live Color only works to recolor vector swatches and artwork (not bitmap).

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