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   5.  Elbow ease or darts, when used, point to the elbow.
   6. The full length sleeve hemline usually falls at the wrist bone, but may
       be determined by personal preference.
LOWER BODY AND LEGS  (See fig. A, B, & C, page 24)
Center Back and Center Front Seam or Fitting Lines - 
   1. The center back and center front seams are perpendicular to the floor.
   2. The center back and center front seams are centered on the body.
   3. The lengthwise grain is perpendicular to the floor and the crosswise
       grain is parallel to the floor.
Side Seam lines - 
   1. The side seam lines are perpendicular to the floor.
   2. The side seams divide the body into becoming proportions.
   3. The side seams appear as straight lines on the body.
   4. The side seams appear to intersect the waistline at 90-degree angles.
Darts - 
   1. Darts point toward the fullest part of the curved area being
   2. Darts end approximately 1 inch (2.5 cm) short of the fullest part of the
       curved area.
   3. Darts usually appear as straight Lines on the body.
   4. Darts are sewn to conform the fabric to the shape of the body surface.
   5. Darts have no fabric strain, bubbles, or wrinkles, especially at the dart
       tip area.
   6. Darts are positioned to create pleasing proportions.
Waistline - 
   1. There are no horizontal folds around or below the waist.
   2. The waistline follows the contour of the body.
   3. The waist is loose enough to allow the body to expand during sitting,
       breathing, and eating.
   4. The waistline is controlled with darts or dart equivalents in order to
       accommodate curves.


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