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Increasing Patternmaking Students' Understanding of Measurement Methods and the Relationship between Body Measurements and Sizes: An Assignment Design
International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Ellen McKinney, Iowa State University
  • Fatma Baytar, Iowa State University
Track
TD: Technical Design
Presentation Type
Oral
Oral Session
Practical and Functional Technical Design Practices and Patternmaking
Description

The purpose of this assignment was for students to (a) learn proper measurement techniques for human measurements and dress forms, (b) become aware of 3D body scanning technology, and (c) understand industry sizing label systems in comparison to personal measurements.

Citation Information
Ellen McKinney and Fatma Baytar. "Increasing Patternmaking Students' Understanding of Measurement Methods and the Relationship between Body Measurements and Sizes: An Assignment Design" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ellen_mckinney/156/