Measurement of a T-shirt

How to measure a T-shirt

Proper measurement is a very important term of textile sector. If we don’t have proper knowledge of proper measuring way of garment we may face some unexpected situation in the working place i.e. to learn from junior class personnel. So, today I am going to share with you the proper measuring way of a T-shirt which I have learn in my working place.

Measurement of a T-shirt

Measurement instruction of a T-shirt

Measurement of a T-shirt

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    1. Chest
    2. Waist
    3. Bottom
    4. Center back length/ T-shirt length
    5. Sleeve opening
    6. Sleeve length
    7. Shoulder
  1. Chest:

Lay your T-shirt on the ground or on a table and place the fabric of T-shirt nicely so that there are no wrinkles underneath or on top. Now place the measurement tape 1 inch or 2.5 cm below of armhole and side seam adjusting point or armpit.

  1. Waist:

For measuring waist of T-shirt we have to find out the narrowest part of the T-shirt. Generally it is in the halfway of the armpit and the bottom of the T-shirt. Measure across from the left of the T-shirt to the straight right.

  1. Bottom:

Place the measurement tape on the left of the T-shirt straightly to the right of the T-shirt. Ensure that there are no wrinkles during lay down of T-shirt.

  1. Center Back Length/T-shirt length:

Lay the T-shirt on the ground or on a table with facing up of back of the T-shirt. Now , place the measurement tape at the seam where the collar band attaches with the yoke. And carefully measure at straight direction to the middle of the back the T-shirt to the hem where the longest point.

  1. Sleeve Opening:

Place the measurement tape on the left of the sleeve straightly to the right. Ensure that there are no wrinkles during lay down of T-shirt.

  1. Sleeve Length:

Lay the T-shirt with the back facing up. Extend a sleeve of T-shirt (you can try right sleeve which will be easy to measure with right hand) smoothly avoiding any wrinkle. Place the measurement tape at the middle point on the armhole seam line straightly to the bottom of the sleeve.

  1. Shoulder:

By laid flat with back facing up, place the measurement tape from left top armhole hole seam point to the right top armhole seam point straightly. Take the reading. This is shoulder of this T-shirt. Ensure then there are no wrinkles during lay down of T-shirt.

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Sheikh Nurja
B.Sc. Engineer of Textile
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