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chapter 6 questions - The fabric in turn will pull or sag...

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Jenny Lipke Chapter 6 Questions 7,8,9 7. How is fit evaluated using the 5 elements of fit? The five elements of fit are: grain, set, line, balance, and ease. These five elements are used in garments to determine good fit. They are interrelated, for example if the grain is off, more than likely balance with also be off. Grain: the need for lengthwise yarns to run parallel with the length of the body at center front and center back, down the center of the arm from shoulder to elbow, and down the center front of each pants leg. Set: the smooth fit without undesirable wrinkles. Line: the alignment of the structural lines of the garment with the natural lines of the body. Balance: when the garment is in equilibrium. Ease: the amount of roominess in a garment. 8. How are wrinkles used to diagnose fit problems? Wrinkles become visible to the wearer when the garment is too small or too big.
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Unformatted text preview: The fabric in turn will pull or sag based on the problem of being too big or small. If a garment has poor set the type of wrinkle will be located at a place where fit is a problem. Examples are: Horizontal wrinkles under tension: garment is narrower than the body or just above or below the wrinkles. Loose, vertical wrinkles: garment is too wide in that area Vertical wrinkles under tension: garment is too short in the area Loose, horizontal folds: garment is longer than the body Diagonal wrinkles: point to a particular curve that is a problem 9. Explain the difference between fitting ease and design ease. Fitting ease is the most basic of ease, it is simply the ease required for a comfortable more livable fit. Design ease is extra ease added to a garment for sake of appearance alone. Design ease is not necessary for fit, but provides style to a garment....
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