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The grade lines for pants are illustrated above, and are described below. To distribute the allocated grade with each of the lines, use the formulas below.

A-B: Midpoint of crotch extension: 1/3 of allocated grade

C-D: Waist to Hem Before Dart: ¼ of allocated grade

E-F: Waist to Hem before Dart: ¼ of allocated grade

G-H: Waist to Hem after Dart: ½ of allocated grade

I-J: CF or CB to Side Seam at Hipline: ½ of allocated grade

K-L: CF or CB to Side Seam at Mid-thigh: ½ of allocated grade

Mark these measurements on your pattern, and begin grading!

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    Aug 6, 2014, 06.40 PMby DomesticPuss

    Excellent… Thank you!

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