Creating manual tabs

Wrote this up for someone who asked after it — hopefully it’ll help other people:

(in Inkscape):

  • draw the geometry
  • set the stroke of the path to twice the desired width of the pcket
  • Path | Stroke to Path
  • Path | Break Object Apart
  • remove the fill and set the object to have a stroke, delete the extra inner path
  • duplicate the original geometry
  • Path | Combine it with the outer path created above
  • draw in the additional geometry in such a way that it can be subtracted from the above — you may need to duplicate the above several times. I did Path | Intersection

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