Measurement Info

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How to Take Measurements

Here at KMKDesigns everything is made to order locally in our studio whether it is something purchased from our catalog or something that is from complete Scratch.

*Below will be some instruction on how to take proper measurements when ordering and some of our sizing guides for some of our items in the shop.

*When Ordering you can either select from a pre-determined size or just send us your measurements in the note to the seller.

 

Women: Measurement video below


Sizing
**Custom Sizes can also be created for any item if you are inbetween- Sizes can vary depending on what you are purchasing

Jumper: 
Our sizes in our jumper are so different because we noticed in larger sizes, having a larger size range fit created issues in comfort so we adjusted the sizes for the jumpers accordingly.

Size XS Small Medium Large XL 2x 3x 4x 5x
Waist 22-25 26-29 30-34 35-39 40-42 43-45 46-48 49-51 52-54

 

Tops and Blouses: Above 2X is custom to measurements only, if you are in-between sizes send measurements with your order.

Size XS Small Medium Large XLarge 2x
Bust 29-31 32-35 36-40 41-46 47-52 custom
Waist 22-25 26-29 30-35 36-40 40-45 Above 45 custom

 

Skirts, petticoats , bloomers:

Size XS Small Medium Large XL 2x 3x 4x 5x
Waist 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-53 54-57 58-61

 

Instructions: For custom measurements

MEASUREMENTS
**Use a soft measuring tape, this can be purchased at Joann’s or Michaels or even a general retail store
-Bust:
When measuring, measure around the fullest part of the bust, over the nipple and around the back keeping the tape even.

-Upper Bust:
Around your body right above your bust but under the armpit

-Under Bust:
Around your body right under your bust where your under-wire sits

– Cup Size:

-Waist:
For the waist, measure the Natural Waist which generally the smallest part of your torso or about an inch to 2 above your belly button.
If you are having trouble it you can tie a tight string or elastic 1-2 inches under your bust then wiggle around and it should settle at your natural waist.

-Hip: Around your body at the widest part around the butt

Natural Waist to the floor:

-Natural Waist to Skirt or Dress Hem: 

-Height

-Back Waist: From the back. Bend your neck forward, have someone feel for the nape of your neck which is the the bone that sticks out when you bend your neck at the base. Measure from here to your waist.

-Bicep: Around your Bicep

-Neck: Around your neck

-Forearm: Around the thickest part of your forearm

-Wrist: Around your wrist

-Arm Length: From tip of your shoulder to the top of your wrist do this bent and unbent and give both measurements.

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Men:

 

 

Instructions:

MEASUREMENTS

**Use a soft measuring tape, this can be purchased at Joann’s or Michaels or even a general retail store

-Chest: Around the widest part or your chest

-Waist: Around your waist(about an inch above your belly button)

-Low Waist: Around your body about 1.5 inches below your belly button

-Hip: Around your body at the widest part around the butt

-Shoulder Width:  Across your shoulders behind the neck Tip to tip

-Arm Length: From tip of your shoulder to the top of your wrist, do this measurement bent and unbent

-Bicep: Around widest part of bicep

-Forearm: Around widest part of forearm

-Wrist: Around your wrist

-Back Waist: From the back. Bend your neck forward, have someone feel for the nape of your neck which is the the bone that sticks out when you bend your neck at the base. Measure from here to your waist.

-Vest Length: Under your arm bit following the curve of your body to the bottom of where you would like your vest to end.

-Front Vest Length: Down your front starting at the base of your neck to the bottom of where you would like the vest to end.

-Coat Length: From your waist to where you would like the hem of your coat to fall.