Imagine if a garment had no ease and were sewn to the exact measurements of your body. It would be like a second skin. No thanks, right? If you were drafting a simple sloper, then absolutely…draft it to your measurements. That’s how it’s supposed to be done! That brings me to the topic of ease. Ease refers to the difference between the finished measurement of the garment and the measurements of the wearer’s body.
There are two basic kinds of ease: wearing ease and design ease. Well, maybe there are a few more instances where is used. For example; in a sleeve cap. But, let’s talk about wearing and design ease.