Design and Product Development

Human Body Form: What Does It Mean?

Authors
  • Frederick S. Cottle (Kansas State University)
  • Pamela V. Ulrich (Auburn University)
  • Karla P. Simmons (Auburn University)

Abstract

Research in the field of somatology related to the fit of apparel has focused on the current apparel manufacturing process flow. In the current system, three dimensional (3D) body form is converted to one dimensional (1D) sizes and two dimensional (2D) shapes in order to utilize shaping methodology in the conversion of 2D fabrics into a 3D garment that fit the 3D human body form.

Keywords: apparel, Form, fit

How to Cite:

Cottle, F. S., Ulrich, P. V. & Simmons, K. P., (2013) “Human Body Form: What Does It Mean?”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 70(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2013
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