How to measure body dimensions

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Once you know the key body landmarks, you can use those and other body points to measure all of the body dimensions appropriate for your market.The following defines and illustrates all of the measurements used within the Standard Body Measurements Section of this handbook. To accurately measure body dimensions, the figure should be undressed and in underwear, …

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When measuring the body for apparel design and production, it is necessary to have a few key landmarks of which to measure to and from. There are two types of body landmarks, those that are actual points on the body and those that are horizontal circumferencesaround the body. We use both when measuring body dimensions. …

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