How to Take Measurement of Basic Garment

How to Take Measurement of Basic Garment

Neck. The measuring tape should be held around the neckline and just below the Adam’s apple

Full chest :The tape should cover the fullest part of the chest.  The tape should be held right under the armpits and shoulder  blades and across the nipples.

Shoulder width: The tape is held from one shoulder point to the other.

Right sleeve: Taken from the shoulder tip point down to the desired sleeve length (The same process is followed for both  left and right sleeve measurement)

Bicep: Measure around the fullest part of the bicep in line with the armpit

             Wrist: Measure around the fullest part of the wrist

                                 Waist: Measure around the fullest part of the waist

Trouser measurement guide

Hip: Measure around the fullest part of the hip or buttock

Trouser waist: Taken around the smallest part of the waistline Insert two fingers under the tape measure for ease or allowance.

 Trousers inseam: Nature from the lowest bars of the crotch Area to the floor.

 Trousers Outseam: Measure from the top of the pants waistband  to the desired length of the pants.

  Thigh: Measure around your thigh at its widest paint

 Knee: Measure around your knee at its widest point.

  Crotch: Crotch Measure from the front top of the pants waistband to the back top of the pants waistband.

    Industry Visit

The purpose of visiting a tailor shop/boutique is to get hands on knowledge about various processes involved in the work of a tailor During the visit you have to interact with Tailors and owner of the shop to understand how work is done in a tailor shop/boutique Make sure that you keep a notebook handy and note down any important points that come up during your interaction at the tailor shop/boutique When you go to an tailor shop/boutique

you should

Understand the different size chart.comparison tables

Know the different terms used in size charts

Understand the difference between US, UK, European and Australian size charts

Analyse how a tailor takes measurement of man, woman and a child

Ask questions to Tailors/shop owners if you have any query