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Clothing Measurements

A very important part of sewing is knowing your clothing measurements! Where and how do you find these? We are here to help!

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This chart is fully explained in the webcast Holiday Dressing (Nov. 24, 2014). Please refer to this webcast for complete instructions in completing this form and understanding the importance of these numbers as you sew for yourself and others.

Important Measurements

1. Size of Armhole:

2. Circumference of Sleeve:

3. Width of Back:

4. Width of Shoulder Seams:

5. Cap Height:

6. Bust Circumference:

7. Waist Circumference:

8. Thigh Circumference:

9. Hipline Circumference:

10. Knee Circumference:

11. Hem Circumference:

 

Chart:

The row on the following chart reveal important areas to measure. The colums indicate the garment you are measuring, or write in your own.

Print this table!

Measurement \ Garment
(Where Applicable)

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T-Shirt

Blouse

Jacket

Pants

Jeans

Dress

Skirt

Size of Armhole

 

Circumference of Sleeve

 

Width of Back

 

Width of Shoulder Seams

 

Cap Height

 

Bust Circumference

 

Waist Circumference

 

Thigh Circumference

 

Hipline Circumference

 

Knee Circumference

 

Hem Circumference