Chosen by demanding weave stylists and technicians for its powerful yet user-friendly tools.

Create advanced weave designs from scratch, or start with a scanned fabric swatch. Once your design is complete, Dobby does the rest.

Replace time consuming and expensive fabric samples with amazingly realistic virtual samples.

Export design files directly to your looms to control manufacturing process, including yarn selections data.

Key Features

Create complex and compound weaves such as double cloth fabrics

Analyze fabric scans to automatically create quick reproductions

View weave and virtual samples side by side in real time

Print via 3D View alongside simulations

Dobby Features

NedGraphics Dobby is available in 2 versions: Essentials and Advanced. Select the version best suited for your needs:

Additional Features & Benefits:

  • Access multiple libraries for mixing and matching yarns, weaves, warp and weft arrangements, harness set ups, and peg plans

  • Load pre-existing templated design information from files to create new fabric designs

  • Create and match all types of yarns with our exclusive yarn generator

  • Import scanned yarn images to capture even the most sophisticated yarns textures

  • Simulates accurate yarn sizes, based on standard cotton count, denier, tex, metric, worsted, woolen, silk and more

  • Create realistic virtual fabric samples to replace physical samples

  • Manage unlimited color variations and accurate color blankets

  • Visualize even the most sophisticated effects, such as variable density reeding, let-back, tissue picks, variable density weft, skip dents and top-beam dobbies

  • Automatically generate production specifications, that can be printed or exported in Adobe® PDF

  • Export machine files to drive production machinery (supported formats include: Staubli, Dornier, Picanol, Sulzer-Ruti, Vamatex, and Tsudakoma)

  • Drawing-in machine interfaces include: Staubli Delta 200, 100 and Vega

  • Export production data in standard text files for import to database and PLM systems

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