Important! Read this before taking your measurements
is important that you mark your torso as shown in the
first picture. Please run the armscye markers under the
arms and up over the shoulders as shown (so they rest
in the small space created by the acromioclavicular joint).
Do not push the waist tape down, but let it rest where
you are the narrowest in the corset.
preferably in centimeters (the small number on your measuring
tape), do not mathematically convert inches into centimeters.
If your tape has only inches, use those. Please do not
mix the two types of units.
for dresses and bodices must be taken over period correct
underpinnings. A corset is necessary when measuring
for a ball gown or other low bodiced dress and should
also be worn in measuring for any other bodice if you're
planning to wear this with a corset.
a friend to help you if possible. Some of these measurements
are virtually impossible to do on your own. (click on
each measurement description for photographs)
on link below to take your Measurements:
Boy's Size Chart
for a Corset