Dresses and Coats Quality Inspection

Dresses Quality Inspection and Coats Quality Inspection

Dresses and Coats Measuring Guides

  1. Chest/Bust

Measure straight across chest, just below armhole, from side fold to opposite side fold. Some markers/designers/importers do measure 1 inch below armhole.

  1. Across chest

Lay closed garment flat. Measure across chest from armhole seam to armhole seam at narrowest point.

  1. Waist

Measure straight across from side fold to side fold at narrowest point or at waist seam.

  1. High Hip

Use the back waist length, measurement of No. 21 plus 10cm (4”) and place a pin. Lay the garment flat and measure across pin from side fold to side fold.

  1. Hip/Seat

Use the back waist length, measurement of No. 21 plus 22cm(8 1/2”) and place a pin. Lay the garment flat and measure across pin from side fold to side fold.

  1. Sweep/Hem/Bottom

Lay the garment flat with pleats etc. in relaxed position. Measure straight across bottom of garment from side fold to side fold. For garments with all around pleats, place garment flat and extend all pleats. Measure straight across bottom of garment from side fold to side fold.

  1. Front Waist Length

Measure from center of neck opening at front, to waist line.

  1. Bicep/upper arm

Lay sleeve flat. Measure from sleeve fold at bottom of armhole, at right angle to sleeve, straight across to opposite sleeve fold. Some makers do measure down 1” from armhole.

  1. Elbow

Lay the sleeve flat. Measure at half inseam as stated in No. 8 upper arm/Bicep

  1. Cuff

Lay the sleeve flat. Measure straight across cuff from sleeve fold to sleeve fold.

  1. Single Shoulder Width

Measure from neck seam at shoulder join to armhole seam.

  1. Neck circumference

Measure from center back neck to front edge following neck line.

  1. Sleeve Inseam

Measure from armhole seam, where inseam joins down sleeve to edge of cuff.

  1. Sleeve length from side of neck

Measure from neck seam, at shoulder seam join, across shoulder and down sleeve to edge of cuff.

  1. Sleeve from center back neck

Establish center back neck. Measure from this point across shoulder and down sleeve to edge of cuff.

  1. Sleeve length from shoulder

Measure from top of sleeve head, at armhole seam, down sleeve to edge of cuff.

  1. Bust/Chest Back

Measure straight across back, from side seam to side seam at bust/chest line.

  1. Across Back

Measure across back at the narrowest point, from armhole seam to armhole seam.

  1. Shoulder

Measure across shoulder , at natural fold, from armhole seam to armhole seam.

  1. Waist Back

Measure straight across from side fold to side fold at narrowest point or at waist seam.

  1. Back Waist Length

Measure from collar seam to waist seam. If no waist seam, use back waist length quoted in specifications.

  1. Center Back Length

Measure the full length of garment from collar seam at center back to bottom of hem.

  1. Armhole

Measure from natural fold at shoulder, straight across sleeve to bottom of armhole seam (straight armhole). Or measure along sleeve seam to bottom of armhole seam (curved armhole).

Dresses quality inspection and Coats quality inspection

Dresses and Coats Measuring Guides

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