measurements is not very difficult if you keep a few things in mind while
you're doing it:
The tape should be snug,
In the best of all
possible worlds, you should take the measurements over whatever garments
are going to be worn under whatever you're making. What this means is that
if the only thing to be worn under the future garment is a bra, that's how
the measurements should be taken. If modesty or circumstance don't allow
this, wear a T-shirt. Never, ever take measurements over bulky clothing,
unless they'll be worn under whatever it is that you're making. Take the measurements over the appropriate under-garments or a well-fitting t-shirt.
Never, ever take measurements over bulky clothing.
Take bust measurements
from the back, and let the woman place the tape where it needs to be. This
can save some embarrassment if the measurer is a man (yes, been there,
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