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HOW TO MEASURE A SHIRT

 

1. COLLAR : Lay the collar flat and measure from the center of the collar button to the far end of the buttonhole.

 

2. CHEST :  Lay the collar flat and measure from the center of the collar button to the far end of the buttonhole.

 


 

 

3. WAIST: With the shirt laid flat, measure from left seam to right seam at the waistline.

 

4. YOKE : Going across the back measure from shoulder end to shoulder end. You might like to put a pin at each end to remind you where you have measured to.

 

5. BICEP : Lay a sleeve flat and measure from a side to the other.

 

6. SLEEVE LENGTH : Using a straight-arm measure from the end of the shoulder (where you left the pin in) to the 2-½ inches past the wrist bone. Note: It is better to be slightly longer than shorter

 

 

7. SHOULDER:  Measure the distance between sleeve and collar along the shoulder seam.

 

 

 

 

8. BACK LENGTH : Measure the back length from the base of the collar to whatever length you desire (you might use one of your own shirts). It is usually to measured to past your seat.