Measurements

Material 2 1/2 yards for 36 bust. Heavy cotton, silesia, percaline, etc. All measurements should be taken without dress waist on.

Front

Neck:

Measure closely around base of neck (Model 13 inches).

Depth of Armseye:

Place a tape measure or string under the arms fastening securely at the side, above bust line, making a straight line across front and back. Place another tape line in center of front at base of neck, and measure down to where the other string or tape line crosses. (Model 5 inches.)

3. Length of Front:

Place tape line at base of neck at center front and measure down to center of front at lower edge of waist line where a belt or tape line has been placed. (Model 14 inches.)

4. Length of Shoulder:

Place tape line at base of neck at side, and measure to end of shoulder blade. (Model 5 1/2 inches.)

5. Width of Front between Shoulders:

Place tape line across front from end of shoulder blades, in straight line with base of neck. (Model 14 1/2 inches.)

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6. Bust:

Place tape line around fullest part of bust. (Model 36 inches.)

7. Under arm:

Place tape line at under arm pit and measure down in straight line to bottom of waist line. (Model 8 inches.)

8. Waist:

Place tape line around smallest part of waist. (Model 24 inches.)

9. Hips:

Place tape line 5 inches below waist line. (Model 36 inches.)

10. Height of Dart:

Place tape line at fullest part of bust and measure down to bottom of waist. (Model 6 inches.)

Back

1. Width of back between shoulders: Place tape line across back from end of shoulder blades in straight line with base of neck. (Model 14 inches.)

2. Depth of Shoulder:

Place tape line at base of neck at center back and measure down to where a tape line has been drawn across the back at top of shoulders. (Model 1 1/2 inches.)

3. Depth of Armseye:

Place tape line at center of back, and measure down to tape or string that has been placed under the arms. (Model 7 inches.)

4. Length of Back:

Place tape line at center of back from base of neck down to bottom of waist line. (Model 14 1/2 inches.)

Sleeve

The same measurements are takers as sleeve draft found under nightgown.

1. Armseye, arm size, or armhole. (Model 15 inches.)

2. Shoulder to elbow. (Model 14 inches.)

3. Elbow to hand. (Model 10 inches.)

4. Around elbow. (Model 12 inches.)

5. Around wrist. (Model 6 inches.)

6. Around hand. (Model 8 inches.)

7. Inside seam to elbow. (Model 9 inches.)

8. Inside seam to hand. (Model 18 inches.)