How to Make Sure Your Vest Fits YOU!

How to Measure Yourself

HOW TO MEASURE YOURSELF FOR A VEST!

Below are instructions and illustrations for  how to measure for both men and women.

 

FOUR MEASUREMENTS. (MEN)

  • 1. Chest:   Wrap a measuring tape securely around your chest right below the                     nipples.
  • 2.    Middle (fullest part) :  Wrap a tape.  Note that I didn’t say ,  where you                 wear your belt!
  • 3.  Length in center back:  Have someone hold the tape from the base of your   collar vertically down to where the bottom of the vest will be.  This length varies with each person depending on the length desired.
  • 4.   How tall are you?   This gives me a general picture of the length needed.

FOUR MEASUREMENTS  (WOMEN)

  • 1.  Bust:  With bra on, wrap the tape around the fullest part of bust.
  • 2. Waist: Wrap a tape around your waist.
  • 3. Length in center back:  Same as for men.  The length desired is a big issue .
  • 4. How TALL are you?

Once I have this information, I’m closer to CUSTOMIZING the vest so that it will fit you. See note below:

EXTRA IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

It helps to talk to you, (or chat by email) as to other factors affecting the fit —-such as, “I don’t like a tight fit!”  or,      “I want this extra long to cover my —-.”       “Make this snug as I’m on a diet and am going to lose a few pounds.”   Communication is key to getting the desired finished product.

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2 Responses to How to Make Sure Your Vest Fits YOU!

  1. Thomas says:

    Dear Sirs

    I’m very interested in buying one of your beautiful Loose Fit Copper Brown Faux Suede vests.

    Do you ship to Switzerland, Europe?

    Sinserely

    Thomas Jaeger

  2. caw210 says:

    Thank you for the kind comments. Since a vest is a fitted garment it’s the only logical way I could approach the problem.. Not everyone is eager to give his or her measurements but I have to
    have them in order to make the vest. Your comments are reassuring!

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