Decremental Analysis of Plus-size Women: Bodice Drafting and Grading Implications

dc.contributor.author Stannard, Casey
dc.contributor.author Romeo, Laurel
dc.date 2018-10-27T02:21:13.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:39:34Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:39:34Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Fitting issues continue to be a complaint among plus-size consumers of ready-to-wear apparel. The purpose of the study was to: determine the efficacy of a bodice pattern drafting method and grading rules. Plus-size women were recruited for a longitudinal body scanning study. The participants came back for a follow-up scan after 10 pounds of weight-loss. Front and back bodices were drafted for each scan. Eight women had usable scan pairs. A major issue with the drafting system was the standardized location and size of the bust dart. No participants lost weight symmetrically, thus, a simplified grading system is not appropriate. The preliminary results of this study indicate that the assumed standard ease and dart placements suggested in the drafting system was not suitable for drafting plus-size bodices Results produced implications in: pattern drafting, grading, and body scanning. New assumptions which address body shape need to be formulated for plus-sizes.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51665
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.title Decremental Analysis of Plus-size Women: Bodice Drafting and Grading Implications
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