How to Grade Women’s Sizes 36 -38


The grade from 36 to 38 is very much the same as the grade from 16 to 18, the difference being an extra grade in the front over the bust, from shoulder bust, from shoulder seam to waistline. this grade is required for the ladies sizes only. whether the front has a side dart, shoulder dart or waist dart fitting, the extra grade of 1/8” should be given as shown in these diagrams. the ladies sizes represent the mature figures, and therefore the front pattern requires the extra grade (1/8”) in the dart for each size. the underarm . . .