Patterns and Samples for RTW designers

Shilo Byrd Studio is a boutique patternmaking firm serving the RTW fashion industry in New York City

We meticulously hand-draft, drape, and fit best-quality patterns for the Ready To Wear market, with a focus on tailored wovens.

While we with work with fashion brands large and small, we are particularly passionate about developing ongoing relationships with independent and emerging designers and supporting them through the prototyping and product development process.

We develop our patterns using flat drafting, draping, and garment tracing methods. Whether the designer has an illustration, a vintage garment or simply a written list of what they want their garment to... (more)


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


Pattern makers will make a blueprint of your idea. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.


Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.