Body size varies for an individual human. So we measure our bodies before buying cloth. If you want to wear cloth, you must know its measurement first. If the measurement matches, you can buy it, or you have to adjust the fittings by cutting and sewing process. Pant is known as bottom garments, worn from the umbilicus from the rest bottom area of our body. So, here are many parts of our body to adjust as fittings in pant measurement. Here I present a comprehensive guide on how to measure pants.
Trouser/ Pants Measurements
Pants are trendy clothing for Men’s and women. Our 60% of body party is covered by long pants. Different parts of a pant need to measure to get a perfect pants measurement. This pants measurement guide describes how to measure leg opening, pants length, waist, hips, and all other parts. Pants measurements are waist, hip, thigh, inseam, knee, leg opening, back rise, front rise, and pant length.
A Comprehensive Guide on How to Measure Pants
A metal ruler is the best thing to measure the waistband. Close fly and fasten the Band first, Grasp the waistband at both the center front and back. Smooth out any excess fullness and align the top edges of the band. Measure the inside circumference of the waist. Waist to be measured inside to inside. Do not insert the metal ruler more than ½” into the waistband. Waist should measure in Relax position.
Hip Width Measurement
It is hip width measuring. First, lay flat on the table. , front side up or back side up; both ways can give the actual result. Allow the front waistband to drape naturally below the back waistband. Pull the crotch point up
Lay garment flat, front side up. Allow the front waistband to drape naturally below the back waistband. Pull the crotch point up. Smooth out the fullness. Measure straight across the garment from side seam to side seam. Measure from the crotch point to the folded side seam. Double the value will be thigh measurement.
The knee is the middle point between the leg opening the thigh area. Take measurements the same as thigh in the knee joint
Leg Opening width
The bottom part of the pants. This is also named bottom hem. The width of one side to another, and double data is leg opening width.
With the garments face up and laying flat. Using a flexible metal tape measure, measure from the fold of the fabric at the crotch point to the top of the waistband.
With the back of the garment laying flat. Measure from the fold of the fabric at the crotch point to the top of the waistband. The difference between front rise and back rise is front is measured at the face side of the garments and the back rise is measured from the back side of the garments.
This point of measurement can be measured center crease fold or flat fold. Place a flexible Metal tape measure straight down the leg panel along the inside seam. Measure the bottom of the garment’s opening.
Pant Length This is also called side seam measurement. From the top of the waistband to the bottom of the leg opening
Basic Pants measurement chart
Here we give different size charts of pants and all points of measurement.
|SI||Point of Measurement (POM)||TOL||40″ Waist||42 ” Waist||34″ Waist||36″ Waist||WAISTBAND HEIGHT|
|1||WAIST WIDTH STRAIGHT||+-1/2||41||43||35||37||39|
|2||KNEE-PLACEMENT CROTCH 13.5”||0||1 3/4||1 3/4||1 3/4||1 3/4||1 3/4|
|4||LOW HIP WIDTH ABOVE CROTCH 3”||+/- 3/4||47 1/2||49 1/2||41 1/2||43 1/2||45 1/2|
|5||FRONT RISE LENGTH INCL W/B||+-1/4||10 1/4||10 1/2||9 1/2||9 3/4||10|
|6||BACK RISE LENGTH INCL W/B||+-1/4||15 1/4||15 1/2||14 1/2||14 3/4||15|
|7||THIGH-1” BELOW CROTCH||+-3/8||27 3/4||28 3/4||24 3/4||25 3/4||26 3/4|
|8||KNEE- PLACEMENT CROTCH 13.5”||+-3/8||17||17 1/2||15 1/2||16||16 1/2|
|9||LEG OPENING||+-1/4||14 1/2||14 7/8||13 3/8||13 3/4||14 1/8|
|12||CF FLY J STITCH LENGTH||+-1/8||5 1/2||5 1/2||5||5||5 1/2|
|13||CF FLY J STITCH WIDTH||+-1/8||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2|
|14||ZIPPER LENGTH||+-1/8||5||5||4 1/2||4 1/2||5|
|15||FRONT PKT BAG LENGTH||+-1/4||9 1/2||9 1/2||9 1/2||9 1/2||9 1/2|
|16||FRONT PKT BAG WIDTH||+-1/8||7||7||6 1/2||6 3/4||6 3/4|
|17||COIN PKT TOP WIDTH||+-1/8||3 1/2||3 1/2||3||3 1/4||3 1/4|
|18||COIN PKT LENGTH AT CENTER||+-1/8||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4|
|19||COIN PKT POSITION AT W/B||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|20||COIN PKT POSITION AT S/S||0||3/4||3/4||3/4||3/4||3/4|
|21||BACK PKT POSI BLW YOK SEAM SS||+-1/8||1||1||1||1||1|
|22||BACK PKT POSI BLW YOK SEAM CB||+-1/8||1||1||1||1||1|
|23||BACK YOKE HEIGHT AT CB||+-1/8||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4|
|24||BACK YOKE HEIGHT AT SS||+-1/8||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2||1 1/2|
|25||BELT LOOP LENGTH||+-1/8||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4||2 3/4|
|26||BELT LOOP WIDTH||+-1/8||1/2||1/2||1/2||1/2||1/2|
|27||NO OF BELTIOOPS ONLY FOR CORE STYLE||0||7||7||7||7||7|
|28||FRNT PKT WIDTH ALONG W/B||+-1/8||4 3/4||4 3/4||4 1/4||4 1/2||4 1/2|
|29||FRNT PKT WIDTH ALONG S/S||0||3||3||3||3||3|
|30||BACK PKT TOP WIDTH||+-1/8||6 1/2||6 1/2||6||6 1/2||6 1/2|
|31||BACK PKT BOTTOM WIDTH||+-1/8||5 3/4||5 3/4||5 1/4||5 3/4||5 3/4|
|32||BACK PKT HEIGHT CENTER||+-1/8||7||7||6 1/2||7||7|
|33||BACK PKT HEIGHT SIDE||+-1/8||6 1/8||6 1/8||5 5/8||6 1/8||6 1/8|
Pants measurement is critical thing if do not know how to measure pants. But knowing the process and following measuring sop or any guidelines it will be easy for you.
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