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How to Measure Yourself for a Custom Fitted Clothing?

Posted on November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Custom-made shirts are always a great investment when making an impression. With the many different custom-made (and affordable) designers, there is no excuse not to include tailored clothing into your wardrobe. No matter who you choose to design you on of a kind item, the first step is to get properly measured. This is not as challenging as it sounds. Follow these simple steps in measuring yourself for the perfect custom-made shirt.
Wear your best fitted shirt to help you measure.

Step 1 Collar/Neck
Measure around (the circumference of) the lower part of your neck. Place a finger under the measuring tape against your neck (between the measuring tape and your neck.)

Step 2 Shoulder
Measure your shoulders’ width. Start from one end of your shoulder to the end of the other shoulder. (Measure from the right shoulder to the left shoulder.)

Step 3 Sleeve Length
Measure sleeve length from your shoulder to base of your thumb (2 to 3 inches from your wrist), or where you would like your sleeve to stop. Keep your arm straight.

Step 4 Biceps
Measure around (the circumference of) center of your arm. Do not contract your muscles.

Step 5 Wrist
Measure around (the circumference of) your wrist bone.

Step 6 Chest
Measure around (the circumference of) your fullest part of the cheat. Place a finger under the measuring tape against your chest (between the measuring tape and your chest.) Not puff up your chest.

Step 7 Stomach
Measure around (the circumference of) the fullest part of your stomach. Place a finger under the measuring tape against your stomach (between the measuring tape and your stomach.) Relax your stomach.

Step 8 Waist
Measure around (the circumference of) your waist.

Step 9 Shirt
Shirt length Measure from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rear-end (or where you would like your shirt to end).

Step 10 Shoulders
Look at yourself in the mirror. Decide if your shoulders are:

Normal (a slight angle from the neck)
Slopping (descend low below the neck)
Square (appear as a square from the neck

Step 11 Chest
Decide if your chest is:

Normal (Slight muscle. Not husky)
Muscular
Husky

Step 12 Stomach
Decide if your stomach is:

Normal (Slight round. Not flat)
Flat
Rounded

Step 13 Posture
View your profile in the mirror. Decide if your shoulder posture is:

Normal (Arched back)
Flat
Hunched over

Step 14
It is important to give both you weight and your height for the perfect measurement.

How to measure yourself for a custom fitted pair of pants?

Next, you have to be certain that to measure yourself properly from the waist down for a pair of pants. Wear your best fitted pants to help you measure.

Step 1 Waist
Measure around (the circumference of) your waist.

Step 2 Hips
Measure around (the circumference of) the fullest part of your hips

Step 3 Outer Leg Length
Measure from top of your waist to the bottom of where you would like your pants to end.( Usually slightly below the ankles.)

Step 4 Crotch
Slightly open your legs. Measure from the front of the waist, between your legs and to the back of your waist.

Step 5 Thigh
Measure around (the circumference of) the fullest part of your thigh

Step 6 Knee
Measure around (the circumference of) the fullest part of your thigh.

Step 7 Inner Leg Length
Measure from the bottom of your crotch, to the button of pant leg. Keep leg straight.

Step 8 Cuff

Measure the desired size of your pants cuff

Step 9 Seat
Decide if your buttocks is:

Flat
Normal
Large

It is important to give both you weight and your height for the perfect measurement.