Garments Measurement Technique

Measurement is the technique which is used to give a proper shape or perfect outlook of any kind of product. Every product in the world needs a perfect measurement to have a nice shape. In RMG sector, the word “measurement” refers us that, the length and width of different parts of different types of garment items. Every kind of garment needs specific measurement for the good aesthetics purpose or good outlooks. Such as; front and back length-width, sleeve, collar, cuff, pocket length and width etc.

Importance of Measurement: Without having the accurate and perfect measurement it’s quite impossible to make a complete garments. If it is made, it will not be usable.

Measurement helps to obtain some importance criteria:

  • Measurement gives perfect shape
  • Helps to maintain size
  • Maintain balance in every individual parts.

Measurement Chart: Measurement chart is a sheet which contains all the sizes of a particular garments items individual parts description like sleeve, placket, collar, hem, body front part & back part length & width, tolerance limit etc. As well as it also contains the PO number, style number and the other information regarding the order. Measurement chart is given by the buyer’s end and the bulk production is done following measurement chart.

Check Points for QC: Whenever the QC departments are checking the garments measurement they need to have clear and transparent concept regarding the measurement issues like:

  • Proper knowledge about the particular positions of the garments parts.
  • Clear concept about measuring tape.
  • Clear concept about measurement chart.
  • Clear concept about “how to measure guide”

Measuring Points of a T-shirt

  •  ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/ Shoulder Seam
  • Across Shoulder/Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Sleeve Length/ Sleeve Over Arm
  • Armhole Straight/Curved 8. Bicep
  • Sleeve Opening/½ Bottom Sleeve
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Back Neck Width
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Full Length/Length from HPS/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Polo shirt

  •  ½ Chest
  • Full Length/Length from HPS/Front Length/Body Length
  • Across Shoulder/Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Sleeve Length/ Sleeve Over Arm
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • Sleeve Opening
  • Sleeve Length/Sleeve Over Arm
  • Armhole Straight
  • Cuff Height
  • Placket Height
  • Placket Width

Measuring Points of a Tank Top

  •  ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/ Shoulder Seam
  • Armhole Straight/Curved
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Back Neck Width
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Full Length/Length from HPS/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Cami Vest

  • ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • Armhole Curved
  • Total Strap Length
  • Front/Back Neck Width
  • Front/Back Neck Drop
  • Full Length/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Shirt

  • ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/ Shoulder Seam
  • Across Shoulder/Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Sleeve Length/ Sleeve Over Arm
  • Armhole Straight/Curved
  • Bicep
  • Cuff/Sleeve Opening
  • Cuff Height/Cuff Depth
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Front Length
  • Center Back Length
  • Back Yoke Height
  • Forward

Measuring Points of a Waist

  • ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/ Shoulder Seam
  • Armhole Straight/Curved
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Back Neck Width
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Full Length/Length from HPS/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Jumper

  •  ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • Hem Rib Height/Depth
  • ½ Shoulder Width/Shoulder Seam
  • Across Shoulder/Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Sleeve Length/Sleeve Over arm
  • Armhole Straight /Curved
  • Bicep
  • Sleeve Opening/Cuff Opening
  • Sleeve Rib Height/Depth
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Back Neck Width
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Full length/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Dress

  • ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • High Hip
  • Low Hip
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/Shoulder Seam
  • Sleeve Length/Sleeve Over arm
  • Armhole Straight /Curved
  • Bicep
  • Cuff/Sleeve Opening
  • Cuff Height/Depth
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Back Neck Width
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Full Length/Length from HPS/Front Length/Body Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Skirt

  •  ½ Waist
  • Waistband Depth
  • Top Hip
  • Lower Hip
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • Center Back Length
  • Vent/Split Length
  • Zip Length

Measuring Points of a Trouser

  • W-  ½ Waist
  • WBH- Waist Band Height
  • HP- Hip Position from Waist including Waist Band
  • H- Hip
  • TI- Thigh
  • FR- Front Rise including Waist Band
  • BR- Back Rise including Waist Band
  • I- Inseam
  • SS- Side Seam Including Waist Band
  • CR- Knee to Crotch
  • BHH- Bottom Hem Height
  • K- Knee Width
  • BO- Bottom Hem Opening

Measuring Points of a Denim Pant & Shorts

  •  ½ Waist
  • Waistband Depth
  • Top Hip
  • Lower Hip
  • Leg Opening
  • ½ Thigh
  • Knee Width
  • Front Rise
  • Back Rise
  • Inseam
  • Out seam
  • Yoke Depth at center back
  • Yoke Depth at side seam
  • Fly Length
  • Back Pocket Height
  • Back Pocket Width

Measuring Points of an Overcoat

  •  ½ Chest
  • ½ Waist
  • Lower Hip
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • ½ Shoulder Width/Shoulder Seam
  • Sleeve Length/Sleeve Over arm
  • Armhole Straight /Curved
  • Bicep
  • Cuff/Sleeve Opening
  • Cuff Height/Depth
  • Across Front
  • Across Back
  • Front Neck Drop
  • Back Neck Drop
  • Front Length/Body Length/Full Length
  • Center Back Length

Measuring Points of a Hooded Jacket

  • Front Length/Body Length/Full Length/Length from HPS
  • ½ Chest
  • Sleeve Length/Sleeve Over
  • Arm Armhole Straight /Curved
  • ½ Bottom Hem
  • Bottom Hem Rib Height
  • Cuff Height
  • ½ Shoulder Width/Shoulder Seam
  • Kangaroo Pocket Width
  • Kangaroo Pocket Length
  • Hood Length/Height
  • ½ Hood Width

 

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