Top tip – taking body measurements

Taking accurate body measurements is essential to successful fitting.  Use this rather elegant chart to complete a record of your body measurements and take head of the tips below!

A rather elegant chart from the 1940's on which to record your vital statistics.

A rather elegant chart from the 1940’s on which to record your vital statistics.

  • Be honest about your measurements.
  • Don’t be disheartened if your body measurements are different to ready-to-wear garment sizes.
  • Get a friend to take your body measurements.
  • Take your measurements in your underwear and in a bra that you are probably going to wear in the garment you are measuring for.

In stitches,

Amanda x

Comments

  1. Hello there,
    Is there a way to get a higher quality scan of the measurement chart?
    The image is quite small, and low quality for web. 🙂

    Thank you,
    Jennifer

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