from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who makes patterns, as for sewing, carpentry, or industrial machinery.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. someone whose occupation is to make patterns, especially those used as a guide in the manufacture of something else
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentery or metalworking).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mech. engin., a workman who makes the patterns used by molders in foundry-work.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who makes patterns (as for sewing or carpentry or metalworking)
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A successful patternmaker and, eventually, a patent-earning designer of cast-iron stoves, Rohlfs changed his Brooklyn City Directory listing from "patternmaker" to "actor" in 1881 and married the novelist Anna Katharine Green in 1884.
I then ship my sketces to my patternmaker who turns the piece around for review.
Having the right editors, models, and photographers in attendance seemed to serve as markers of legitimacy for the rapper, rather than say, a proper patternmaker.
The head patternmaker, irritated by the man's attitude, walked over to him.
"Guess I was wrong," the patternmaker told himself, putting the incident out of his mind.
The patternmaker recommends using a row counter, to which I cockily said “Bah!”
If the designer, the patternmaker, the operational specifier is an American – these are American shoes.
In this new technique, a patternmaker could lay a grid over any image and use this to guide loom setup.
I had a freelance patternmaker who would come up to my apartment and work with me during the day.
If you want to research pattern making software, check out www. patternmaker.com as well as green ginger.