Upgrading From Dress Shop 8 To 9
REMEMBER: To use an upgrade, you must install the latest software update.

New Tools!  New Patterns!  New Necklines, Collars, Sleeves, and more!!!

  • New necklines, sleeves, and collar styles have been added.

  • All existing necklines and collars have been revised and improved.

  • Exciting new design tools help you realize your own unique fashion vision

  • Introductory upgrade special - Get the DS9 Sampler Pattern Collection FREE with your upgrade! This exciting new collection is not for sale and is provided when you upgrade to Dress Shop 9. Don't miss out!
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Dress Shop 8 Owner - $69
Owns Standard:
         Owns Pro: Order

NOTE: Your upgrade price will appear after you login and ownership of your prior version is confirmed.

New Collar Designer Tool with Standard or Pro
  • All collars have been redesigned with improved shaping and fit and options

  • Independent seam allowances for necklines and collars. Set your own defaults.

  • Dozens of new collar types (53 in all)

  • Design controls to create your own unique versions

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New Grecian Halter Designer with Standard or Pro
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Grecian Halter Patterns and Tool
New Shirring Design Tool with Standard or Pro
Shirring refers to those decorative tucks that can turn an ordinary dress into a gown.

With the Gathers and Shirrs Tool, you can now add these design embellishments to any skirt, blouse, dress, or nightgown pattern.

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New Necklines Available with Standard or Pro
  • Radial and Vertical pleat options for various curved or square necklines

  • New Turtleneck styles available.

  • Grecian Bodice and Grecian Halter necklines can be added to most tops.

New and Revised Built-in Sleeves with Standard or Pro
  • Caftan Sleeves now available for all tops.

  • Kimono, batwing, and dolman sleeves redesigned for better fit and more options.

  • Caftans and Kimonos draft as two parts when pattern is too wide for fabric.