chest measurements 

measure on the widest part of your chest

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waist measurements

measure the narrowest part of your waist

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hips measurements

measure the widest part of your hips /back

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neck measurements

measure your neck circumference below your goitre

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armlength

measure from the point on the shoulder where the armhole of your shirt/jacket is,

if you measure a sleeve of your shirt please also include the cuff

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legs inner length

measure from the crotch down to the floor on the inner side of your leg,

you can also measure the inner seam on the leg of a pair of trousers that fit you.

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shoulder

It´s better to measure the shoulder-seam of a shirt /jacket that fits you

upper arm

measure the width of your upper arm

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upper leg

measure the width of your upper leg

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back-length to waist

measure from the protruding vertebra of the neck down to the waistline

(you have to indicate the waistline with a measuring tape laced around

your waist; measure down to the lower edge of the waistband)

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! Please mention if you take a measurement from a garment instead of your body

 

! We recommend to have yourself measured by another person; some of the measurements

can´t be taken properly by yourself.

-To obtain the best results let yourself be measured by a tailor /alteration tailor

or a similar professional person.

 

-The more measurements we receive, the better we can work out your individual pattern !

 

[images: courtesy of www.burdastyle.de]

 

-There´s lots of how-to-videos on youtube, for example HERE