The Design Process — measurement

The Yes Dress and the Yes Wrap. Fitting Tips and Variations

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The Yes Dress and the Yes Wrap. Fitting Tips and Variations

The Yes Dress and the Yes Wrap have the same fit.   This is because the Yes Wrap is an extension pattern or a new front to the Yes dress. If you have already tweaked your Yes Dress you can apply to same adjustments to the wrap for the same fit.  Taking these 2 measurements will optimise the fit of the Yes Dress across your chest:  the mid shoulder to bust point and the side seam to side seam across the fullest part of the chest. To begin: Measure from the centre of your shoulder line to the fullest part of your...

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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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