Measurement Guide

JIM’S COLLECTION

LADIES AND GENTS CUSTOM TAILORS

Stand straight but relaxed. You should be wearing clothing that follows the body’s contour and/or your best fitting undergarments. Hold the tape measure straight and snug so it lies smoothly and doesn’t indent against the body. For best results do not try to take your own measurements.

1. Chest
Measure around body well up under armholes.

2. Waist
Meausre around waistline.

3. Hips
Measure around hips at widest point of seat but not tight.

4. Front
Measure from one armhole to other armhole in front.

5. Jacket/Shirt Length
Measure from lower collar seam to length desired.

6. Full Shoulders
Measure back at end of shoulders.

7. Half Shoulders
Measure from top shoulder seam to end of shoulder seam.

8. Sleeves
Measure sleeve from shoulder seam to length desired.

9. Back
Measure from one armhole to other armhole at back.

10. Pants Length
Measure from top of waist band to bottom of cuff.

11. Inseam
Measure inseam from crotch to bottom of cuff.

12. Cuff
Measure width around cuff as shown.

13. Coat Length
Measure from lower collar seam to length desired.

14. Vest Length
Measure from top of shoulder seam to point of vest as desired.

1. Shoulder to Bust
Measure from shoulders seam to bust line.

2. Front Length
Meausre from shoulder seam to front waist.

3. Jacket Length
Measure from shoulder seam to jacket length.

4. Skirt Length
Measure from waist to skirt length.

5. Top Coat Length
Measure from shoulder seam to bottom.

6. High Shoulders
Measure back at end of shoulders.

7. Low Shoulders
Measure back from center armhole to other armhole.

8. Back Length
Measure from center shoulder to back waist.

9. Bust
Measure largest part keeping tape a little higher at the back.

10. Bust Width
Measure the width of bust from one nipple to another.

11. Waist
Measure natural waist line.

12. Hips
Measure 7″ below the waist, or widest part of hips.

13. Sleeves
Measure from shoulder seam to waist and bend the arm.

14. Cuff
Measure width around the cuff

15. Neck
Measure around the neck.

16. Pants Out Seam
Measure from top of waist band to bottom of cuff.

17. Pants Inseam
Measure from crotch to bottom of cuff.

18. Pant Cuff
Measure width around the cuff.