Take measurements using this measurement video.

    • Locate the waist line by tying a cord around the natural waist line.
    • Identify the waist line from the back.
    • Do not drop the cord to the navel if the navel has dropped below the natural waist line. That will give you poor fitting results.
    • Take exact measurements.
    • You can add ease for comfort later during the pattern making stage.
    • Record measurements as you take them.
    • Don’t take your own measurements. Let someone else take them.
    • Wear good under garments when taking measurements.
    • These measurements do not need to be take again unless there is a change in the body form.
    • These measurements can be used for all clothing except hats and shoes.