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How to Measure Your Body

A guide to measuring your body correctly for pattern fitting. The best way to measure yourself is using a flexible tape measure and even better, ask a friend to help! For most top and dress patterns you will need to measure three main areas, bust, waist and hips. When measuring the bust, ensure the tape […]

How to measure yourself

How to measure your cross shoulder width Measuring your cross shoulder distance is vital for ensuring your top patterns fit correctly. This is the method I use to get an accurate measurement when doing it myself! 1. If your measuring tape has a hole in the metal tip, loop about 3 yards/meters of ribbon through […]