The Basic Figure and How Clothes Fit the Body
Figure 1.1 This diagram shows a method of arriving at correct proportions for the human figure using a rectangle to show proportions of the width and length of the figure.
Figure 1.2 A correctly proportioned male and female figure using the specifications established in Figure 1.1. The hip hits at the center line of the rectangle, line #3. Line #2 is the center line of the chest or bustline. Line #4 is at the knee.
Figure 1.3 a. One-half of each the male and female figures without ...