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QUESTION RE GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

To anyone here who sews, what does Front Bodice length from HPS to seam mean.  In other words what is HPS

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Re: QUESTION RE GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

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high point of shoulder, I believe

per google

highest point of the shoulder to the bottom hem of the shirt (or dress)

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Re: QUESTION RE GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

According to google, it means "high point of the shoulder" - length of shoulder seam from sleeve  to neckline.    A true seamstress may describe  it differently.

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Re: QUESTION RE GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

@Dkay @LTT1 

 

thank you both

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Re: QUESTION RE GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Be aware that it means the body high point, where the neck meets the shoulder.

 

May or not mean the garment.  Like strapless.