The Design Process — sizing systems

The Missing Measurement Chart

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The Missing Measurement Chart

October 3rd, 2022 We have added a few measurements to the list;  a seated measurement and an over bust measurement. The drawings are being adjusted to include these. I have also had the idea to create a donate button on the website so we can afford to pay professions to help achieve the goal of #theMissingMeasurementChart  here is the link:  https://stokx-patterns.com/products/support-the-missing-measurement-chart-project?variant=43629093191947     July 17th ,2022 What is happening with “ The Missing Measurement Chart”? I knew it wasn´t going to be easy. We are chipping away at it. The illustrations are nearly done and there is a google Doc...

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How long is a piece of String ?

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How long is a piece of String ?

How long is a piece of string? Or  The rag trade is just that- It isn´t you  What size are you?... It depends.. Are we measuring height? Most people are between 1,50 m ( 5´) and 2m ( 6`9”) Or are we just measuring the leg length ? outside leg? or inside leg?   Are we measuring girth? Which girth ? Chest ? Waist ? Neck ? Wrist ?  All of these measurements have been used for different sizing systems. And…... all of them are WRONG !… for somebody.  The german system sizing men's suits* is one of the most...

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