- Vertical Lines that go up and down on a piece of clothing. This gives the illusion of more height and less width.
- Horizontal- Lines that move from side to side across a garment. This gives the illusion of width rather than height.
- Curved- Lines that make a curved shape along a garment. These lines can flow with the shape of the body.
- Zigzag- Lines that add excitement and movement to an article of clothing. These lines can slant more vertically or more horizontally.