Step by Step T-Shirt Measurement Techniques

The t-shirt is the most popular garment item for both men and women. From the apparel professionals to customers, everybody wants to get a perfect size of t-shirt. For getting an actual measurement and a perfect look of a basic T-shirt, must know the right measurement procedure. Before taking a size measurement, you should know about the different parts of a basic T-shirt otherwise, you will not take the actual measurement of the t-shirt because that is the main part of a measurement procedure. But measurement procedures are changed according to different types of T-shirt styles. 
Different basic parts of a T-shirt: 

Here I will give different components of a basic T-shirt. All these parts are mention in below with picture.

Different main parts of a T-shirt
Fig: Different main parts of a T-shirt

Size charts of t-shirt: 
t-shirt size charts
Fig: t-shirt size charts

Measuring Process of T-shirt: 
 Before taking a size measurement of a basic t-shirt you should follow some techniques:

  • Avoid the stretch of t-shirts.
  • Remove wrinkles on the t-shirt first.
  • Fabric covered surfaces are not in use.
  • T-shirt surfaces must be flat on the table.

Now enjoy step by step basic T-shirt measuring procedure. Hope it will be helpful for you. 
Sketch of t-shirt with parts name
Fig: Sketch of t-shirt with parts name

Measurement Process of t-shirt 

1. Body length:
Take the measurement of body length from collar seam to the bottom of hem.

2. Body width measured on half:
Measured ½ cheats, 1” below armhole from side seam to side seam.

3. Body sweep measured on half:
Take measured at the bottom from side seam to side seam.

4. Shoulder width:
Shoulder width measured from the shoulder point to shoulder point.

5. Neck width:
Neck width measured from the neck point to neck point.

6. Neck opening:
The neck opening is measured from all around the neck.

7. Sleeve length:
Place your measurement tape straight from top shoulder seam to the sleeve end.

8. Sleeve width:
Sleeve width measured 1” below armhole seam and measured straight across the sleeve.

9. Sleeve opening:
Sleeve opening is measured along the open ends with rib relaxed.

10. Armhole:
Take armhole measurement on half along the curve of the sleeve seam.

11. Pocket:
Place your measurement tape from high point shoulder to right of center on the t-shirt.

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