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How to Take Your Measurements

Confidence comes from wearing garments that fit properly, plus you are more likely to wear clothes that fit and make you feel good more often. 

The most common information/measurements we need to create your custom garments (and for your to find ready-to-ship items that will fit) are: bust, waist, hips, inseam, height, and arm length. 

In order to take your own measurements you'll need a cloth/flexible measuring tape (can be found inexpensively at your local sewing shop or craft store). For the best results: ask a friend for help, take these measurements with only undergarments on, not over other clothes, and remember to keep the measuring tape snug but not tight against your skin. For your bust, waist, and hips measurements you'll need to keep the tap parallel to the ground.

Take your time. Measure twice for us, so we can only cut once!

Bust: measured around the fullest part of your bust (chest); taken above the band of your bra (this would be your under bust measurement) 

Under Bust: measured around your chest under your boobs, where the band of your bra sits.

Waist: measured around the slimmest part of your waist, usually under your rib cage and above your belly button.

Hips: measured around the widest part of your hips and booty, do not take this measurement at your hip bones.

Inseam: measured from your crotch to to where you'd like the legs of the pants to fall. This can vary depending on the style, for example joggers may hit at your ankle while bell bottoms or lounge pants will fall closer to the floor at your heel. This measurement is best taken with the help of a friend or taken from a pair of pants (similar in style to what you're ordering, especially with a length that you like). If you are ordering with the intention to wear with a specific pair of shoes, take this measurement while wearing them (you'll need a longer inseam if you plan to wear high heels with your pants). 

Outseam: similar to the inseam, this measurement lets us know the length of your legs. Taken from the hip to to the hem of your pants. This measurement can also be taken from a pair of pants. Remember to use a similar style of pants to what you are ordering.

Height: best taken while standing with your heels and back of head against the wall. Keep your eyes forward. Measure from the ground to the top of your head. 

Arm Length: this can be taken two ways, the under-arm length taken from your armpit to your wrist. Your over-arm measurement is taken from the shoulder to wrist. Please let us know which way you have taken this measurement. This can also be taken from a shirt you own. 

As always, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us before placing your order! Send an email to shopfusionthreads@gmail.com or message us directly on the website.