Consistent, Accurate Measuringfor the Seamstress, Dressmaker or Tailor in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step worksheet.
Your finished garment will only fit as well as the accuracy of the measurements it is based upon. Whether you are making or altering something for yourself, a family member or friend, or having clothing made or altered by someone else, accurate measurements are essential for a proper fit.
Our worksheets are intended to show you where and how to correctly take and record those measurements.
This worksheet shows you how to take and record the seven most commonly used measurements for dressmaking and the alteration of women’s clothing.
This worksheet shows you how to take and record the seven most commonly used measurements for tailoring and the alteration of men’s clothing.
Before you begin, we encourage you to read-through all the steps, as well as the safety information at the bottom of this page.
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NOTICE:SewNeau intends our worksheets to be reliable guides, but realizes working conditions, equipment, skill level, and safety issues can vary greatly. As a result, SewNeau does not guarantee the applicability, completeness, or accuracy of the information and does not assume responsibility for the results, or any damages, injuries or losses that occur as a result of using the information provided herein.
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