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BODY MEASUREMENTS

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BODY MEASUREMENTS

Before drafting or buying a pattern, it is necessary to have accurate body measurements. Ask someone to take your body measurements for accuracy and good fit. Body measurements can be divided into two categories: – Blouse/ Shirt measurements – Skirt/ Trouser measurements   Objective By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain how to take body measurements accurately. – Upper arm width – This is taken round the fullest part of the arm.   Wrist Measurement This is measured around the wrist and two fingers are inserted for ease. Bust This is measured at the fullest part of the bust with the tape measure raised at the back and two fingers inserted at the front for ease Waist This is measured around the natural waist while inserting two fingers in the tape measure.   Hip Measurement This is measured at the widest part of the hips… Read More »BODY MEASUREMENTS

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