How to Measure Yourself Tutorial - Stitch School

Elsie Dress Sewalong: Measuring and Cutting

Sew Over It Sizes

Dressmaking sizes are different from standard 'shop' sizes as they are based on body measurements. So, whilst you might normally be a size 12 in a highstreet store, your measurements could mean that you are a different size in our patterns. Because of this it's really important to take your measurements and compare them to our size charts for each pattern before choosing a pattern size.

Measuring your body

Find out how to properly take your measurement in our Stitch School Tutorial!
If you're a visual learner, this will be a great class for you to understand the process and get it right every time!

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