How to Grade Dress Bodice and Sleeve


(junior petite and teen sizes) dress manufacturers and commercial pattern companies have agreed on a list of body measurements for junior petite figures, ranging in sizes 3,5,7,9 and 11, and for the teens in sizes 10, 12, 14 and 16. they have also set a basis for grading these patterns from one size to another, as shown below in detail. the junior petite samples are usually made up in size 7; the teens, in size 12. according to the chart of measurements listed below, the increases per size, around bust, waist and hip, are as follows: for . . .