Technical Design of Tight Upper Sportswear based on 3D Scanning Technology and Stretch Property of Knitted Fabric

3차원 스캔 기술과 니트 소재의 신축성을 적용한 밀착형 스포츠웨어 상의 설계

  • Kim, Tae-Gyou (Department of Fashion Design, Daegu Arts University) ;
  • Park, Soon-Jee (Department of Clothing and Fashion, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Park, Jung-Whan (School of Machinery Engineering, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Suh, Chu-Yeon (Department of Fashion Design, Dong-A university) ;
  • Choi, Sin-Ae (Department of Fashion Design, Daegu Arts University)
  • 김태규 (대구예술대학교 패션디자인전공) ;
  • 박순지 (영남대학교 의류패션학과) ;
  • 박정환 (영남대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 서추연 (동아대학교 패션디자인학과) ;
  • 최신애 (대구예술대학교 패션디자인전공)
  • Received : 2011.09.29
  • Accepted : 2012.02.24
  • Published : 2012.04.30


This research studied how to develop tight upper sportswear from 3D scan data considering fabric stretch property. Subjects were five Korean men of average figure in their 20's. Scanning was done for ten postures via vitus smart/pro(Techmath LTD). Analyzing from 3D scan data, more than 70% of the upper body surface showed surface change rate under 20%. It was shoulder and under arm side part that showed most noticeable body surface change when moving. A parametric model with convex surface was generated and flattened onto the plane, resulting 2D pattern. The error rate occurring in the process of 3D to 2D conversion was 0.2% for outline and 0.13% for area, respectively. Thirteen kinds of stretchable fabrics in the market were collected for this study. Stretch property was in the range of 16.0~58.2% for wale direction; 23.1~78.4% for course. Based on wear trial test, four fabrics were chosen for making the 1st experimental garment and finally one fabric was chosen for the 2nd one, which was developed applying 4 kinds of crosswise reduction rate on 2D pattern: 0, 5, 10, and 15%. Through wear trial test and garment pressure measurement, experimental garment applied with 10% pattern reduction rate was evaluated as most comfortable and considerable.


Supported by : 영남대학교, 산업자원부


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