FIT AND ALTERATIONS
When dealing with mass production, many people must adjust the fit of
apparel to better accommodate their proportions. Thus alterations provide
customization of mass produced ready-to-wear and patterns.
Anonymous. (1993). Jeans for every body. 'Teen, 37(1), 68.
ABSTRACT: If you can't find jeans that fit, don't give up yet.
KEYWORDS: Body; Fit; Jeans
Anonymous. (1994, October). Style: Fitting pretty. Essence,
ABSTRACT: Learn how to select a bra that's just right for your body
KEYWORDS: Body; Style
Johnson, F. (1933). A comparison of the variation in size of some
commercially made garments with variations in body measurements of a
selected group of women. Master's thesis, Kansas State University.
KEYWORDS: Size; Variation ; Commercial Garments; Body measurements
Matsuda, R., & Imaoka, H. (1995). A graphic method to simulate
garment fitting on a human body model in various posture. Seni Gakkai
Shi, 51(5), 225.
KEYWORDS: Body ; Garment fitting
McMahon, T. (1983). On size and life. New York: Scientific
KEYWORDS: Size; Body size
Saladino, K. B. (1970). Fit of women's slacks in relations to
body shape. Unpublished Master's thesis, Iowa State University.
KEYWORDS: Body shape
Shim, S., Sparks, C., Kotsiopulos, A. (1994). Men's satisfaction
with the fit and availability of ready-to-wear clothing. Canadian Home
Economics Journal, 44(1), 26-31.
KEYWORDS: Satisfaction with fit; Ready-to-wear apparel; Men
Williams, A. A. (1974). Fit of clothing related to body image,
body build, and selected clothing attitudes. Unpublished doctoral dissertation,
University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
KEYWORDS: Body build
Zimmerman, Z. L. (1977). Pattern alteration worksheet: Guide to
good fit. Kansas: Extension Service.
ABSTRACT: This publication illustrates how to take accurate body measurements,
including slashes in pattern for various adjustments.
KEYWORDS: Body type; Alteration; Measurements; Fit; Slash method; Pattern