|Armscye - (see fig. G, below) |
| 1. The top of the armscye lies about 1 / 2 inch (1 -2 cm) beyond the |
| 2. The armscye is in line with the back arm crease when the hands are |
crossed at the front.
| 3. The armscye is in line with the front arm crease when hands and arms |
are relaxed at the sides.
| 4. The armscye lies 112 to 1 inch below the armpit. |
| 5. The armscye does not constrict, cut the body, or gap from it in any |
|Bust - |
| 1. The lengthwise and crosswise grain lines are parallel and |
perpendicular to the floor at the center front and the upper chest.
| 2. The bust area has adequate ease to permit body movement and |
prevent gaps at closures.
| 3. The bust area is free from diagonal or horizontal wrinkles or folds. |
| 4. Darts or dart equivalents are appropriately placed. |
|Sleeve - |
| 1. The sleeve cap usually extends about 1 / 2 inch (1.2 cm) from the |
shoulder point then drops vertically.
| 2. The sleeve has crosswise and lengthwise grain lines that lie parallel |
and perpendicular to the floor at the cap line. The lengthwise grain
line from the shoulder point drops to the wrist bone
| 3. The sleeve underarm seam is in line with the center of the wrist. |
| 4. The sleeve width has adequate ease throughout to permit body |
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