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Anatomy of a dress "shirt"

  • Anatomy of a dress shirt: The collar


  • Collar base: (or collar stand) The band of fabric sewn into the neckline of a dress shirt, which the collar attaches to.
  • Collar leaf: The outside fabric of the collar, located at the front sides, which is folded over the collar base.
  • Collar point length: The distance between the collar point and the top of the collar leaf.
  • Collar front band: The area on the base that sits between the collar points.
  • Collar point spread: The distance between the collar points.

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  • Anatomy of a dress shirt: The front

  • Collar: The part of a shirt that encompasses the neckline of the garment, often so as to fold or roll over. Comes in various shapes, depending on the face shape and occasion.
  • Yoke: A shaped piece of fabric in a garment, fitted about or below the neck and shoulders, from which the rest of the garment hangs. It can be split in two, called the “split-yoke.”
  • Placket front: A standard shirt front with a placket sewn on top of the shirt front.
  • Plain front: A standard shirt front with a hidden placket; usually lapped left over right for men, and vice versa for women.
  • Fly front: A flap of material down one side of the front opening of a garment to conceal buttons or fasteners.
  • Armhole: The opening in a dress shirt, which the arms are sewn into.
  • Sleeve: The part of a garment that covers the arm and is usually cut wider than the cuffs. Most sleeve lengths fall between 32 and 36 inches.
  • Sleeve placket: A distinctive feature that is sewn on the sleeve; the opening of the sleeve fabric near the cuff.

  • Cuff: A fold or band serving as a trimming or finish for the bottom of a sleeve. Some cuff styles include French cuffs and barrel cuffs.

 

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  • Anatomy of a dress shirt: The back

 

  • Back collar height: The part of the collar that is folded over (at the backside of the dress shirt).
  • Yoke: A shaped piece of fabric in a garment, fitted about or below the neck and shoulders, from which the rest of the garment hangs. It can be split in two, called the “split-yoke.”
  • Hang loop: A piece of fabric sewn into the yoke seam that allows the shirt to be hung at this point.
  • Side pleats: Single fabric folds at the other parts of the shirt back.
  • Box pleat front: A double fabric fold, with the material folded under at each side at the back center of a shirt.
  • Sleeve: The part of a garment that covers the arm and is usually cut wider than the cuffs. Most sleeve lengths fall between 32 and 36 inches.
  • Darts: A tapered seam of fabric for adjusting the fit of a garment.
  • Hem: The finished lower edge of the dress shirt body.

  • Tail: The part of a shirt below the waistline.

1 comments:

Wow,i didnt know this much details b4... Informative Info! 10s for sharing ;)


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