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    • Knowles measurement set

    This table provides a mapping of the measurements in the Knowles method (menswear) to those in the Seamly2D.

    Patternmaking for Fashion Designers
    Menswear by Lori Knowles
    2006 Edition

    Page 23 – 30

    SeamlyMe version
    These are standard Seamly2D measurements that need to be taken

    as a basis to derive some of the measurements required by the

    Knowles (menswear) method

    A05 height_waist_side

    A08 height_knee

    A09 height_calf

    A11 height_ankle

    A13 height_waist_front

           @back_total_length  neck_back_to_waist_b+head_chin_to_neck_back
           leg_waist_side_to_knee  leg_waist_side_to_floor - height_knee
           leg_waist_side_to_ankle  leg_waist_side_to_floor - height_ankle
    1) Total shoulder girth level G43 body_armfold_circ
    2) Total Chest Level' G03 highbust_circ
    3) Total abdomen level G46 hip_circ_with_abdomen
    4) Total waist level G07 waist_circ
    5) Shoulder seam I01 shoulder_length
    6) Half the front neckline G18 neck_arc_half_b
    7) Center front neck to shoulder tip X00 ????
    8) Half the front to mid-armhole I06 across_chest_half_f
    9) Half the front chest I04 armfold_to_armfold_f
    10) Half the front abdomen X00 ????
    11) Half the front waist X00 ????
    12) Half the back neckline X00 ????
    13) Center back neck to shoulder tip X00 ????
    14) Halfway across shoulder blades X00 ????
    15) Half the back chest X00 ????
    16) Half the back abdomen X00 ????
    17) Half the back waist X00 ????
    18) Dart placement X00 ????
    19) Side seam length X00 ????
    20) High neck point to front side seam X00 ????
    21) High neck point to back side seam X00 ????
    22) Center front length H05 neck_side_to_waist_f
    23) Front total length X00 neck_side_to_waist_f
    24) High neck point to front chest level X00 ????
    25) Shoulder tip to center front waist X00 ????
    26) Center back length X00 neck_back_to_waist_b
    27) Back total length X00 ????
    28) Shoulder tip to center back waist X00 ????
    29) Total arm length X00 arm_shoulder_tip_to_wrist_bent
    30) Underarm length X00 ????
    31) Forearm length X00 ????
    32) Biceps circumference X00 arm_upper_circ
    33) Elbow circumference X00 ???
    34) Wrist circumference X00 ???
    35) Hand circumference X00 ???
    36) Total hip level G09 hip_circ
    37) Hip depth at center front X00 ???
    38) Hip depth at side seam X00 ???
    39) Hip depth at center back X00 ???
    40) Half the front hip X00 ???
    41) Half the back hip X00 ???
    42) Outseam/side seam to floor X00 ???
    43) Inseam to floor M01 leg_crotch_to_floor PLUS ????
    44) Crotch depth N04 rise_length_side__sitting
    45) Outseam to ankle X00 ???
    46) Inseam to ankle X00 ???
    47) Crotch length X00 ???
    48) Total thigh circumference X00 ???
    49) Total calf circumference X00 ???
    50) Knee level from waist X00 ???
    51) Knee level to ankle level X00 ???
    52) Total ankle circumference X00 ???
    53) Foot circumference X00 ???
    1) Neck G02 neck_circ
    2) Neck Width I14 neck_width
    3) Shoulder Width I07 shoulder_tip_to_shoulder_tip_b
    4) Chest (M) G04 bust_circ
    6) Bust Full (W) G04 bust_circ
    7) Bust, front (W) G12 bust_arc_f
    8) Bust, back (W) G28 bust_arc_b
    9) Bust to Bust (W) J01 bustpoint_to_bustpoint
    10) Rib Cage (W) G05 rib_circ
    12) Biceps L12 arm_above_elbow_circ
    13) Wrist L15 arm_wrist_circ
    14) Palm D04 hand_palm_circ
    16) Thigh M03 leg_thigh_upper_circ
    17) Leg Width @leg_width = leg_thigh_circ / pi
    18) Knee M05 leg_knee_circ
    18) Ankle M09 leg_ankle_circ
    19) Heel M11 leg_ankle_diag_circ
    20) Center Front to Waist H01 neck_front_to_waist_f
    21) Center Front to Rib Cage (W) @center_front_to_lowbust = (H01 neck_front_to_waist_f - H11 lowbust_to_waist_f)
    22) Center Front to Knee (W) @center_front_to_knee = (A16 height_neck_front - A08 height_knee)
    23) Center Front to Floor (W) A16 height_neck_front
    24) Side Front to Bust (W) H14 neck_side_to_bust_f
    25) Side Front to Rib Cage (W) @side_front_to_rib_cage = (H05 neck_side_to_waist - H12 rib_to_waist_side)
    27) Bust to Shoulder (W) J07 bustpoint_to_shoulder_tip
    28) Center Front Waist to Shoulder (M) K01 shoulder_tip_to_waist_front
    29) Center Back H19 neck_back_to_waist_b
    30) Side Back H18 neck_side_to_waist_b
    31) Center Back/Waist to Shoulder K04 shoulder_tip_to_waist_back
    32) Armpit to Waist H03 armpit_to_waist_side
    33) Arm Length L01 arm_shoulder_tip_to_wrist_bent
    34) Shoulder to Elbow L02 arm_shoulder_tip_to_elbow_bent
    35) Sleeve Cap L16 arm_shoulder_tip_to_armfold_line
    36) Waist to Hips H31 waist_to_hip_side
    37) Waist to Knee A19 height_waist_side_to_knee
    38) Waist to Calf @waist_to_calf = (A23 waist_to_floor - A09 height_calf)
    39) Waist to Ankle @waist_to_ankle = (A23 waist_to_floor - A11 height_ankle)
    40) Waist to Floor A23 waist_to_floor
    BOLD indicates the Seamly2D numbering system

    @ indicates a custom variable name