How to Measure Waist Size

How To : Easily measure waist size

If you are looking to purchase a new pair of pants or suit, you will need to know how to measure your waist size. In this quick tutorial, learn exactly how to use a piece of measuring tape to take your measurements and ensure your new outfit fits you perfectly. This won't take ...more

How To : Measure the waist size of your jeans

JJ Denim demonstrates how to measure the waist size of your jeans. If you are unsure about measuring the waist size of your jeans, the information can be found in a few easy steps. To measure the waist of a jean, first lay the jean flat on the ground with the back pockets faci ...more

How To : Measure your petticoat size for a sari

In this tutorial, we learn how to measure your petticoat size for a sari. First, measure around the waist with a measuring tape. This will be a simple measurement of your natural waistline. Next, you will need to measure the length of the petticoat. Measure from the waist down ...more

How To : Measure your waist circumference for men

Are you looking a man to get a suit tailored, but don't know what size you are? You probably want to go to your local tailor with at least an idea of what you're talking about. Learn how to measure your own waist circumference in just a few easy steps. First you must acquire a ...more

How To : Measure the trouser waist for women suits

Women typically wear pants much lower than their true waist. In order to be fitted properly for a pair of trousers, you will have to find the size of your trouser waist. This is an area a bit above your hips and below your true waist. For a suit, this is typically where your p ...more

How To : Measure bra size

80% of women wear the wrong bra size. Don't be one of them, watch this how-to video! Learn how to measure your band and cup size using a tape measure. An ill-fitting bra can cause discomfort, pre-mature sagging, and won't do your body any favors in the clothing you're wearing ...more

How To : Truly measure your waist for women

When being fitted for clothing, it is important to get a true measurement of your waist. On a woman, this can be confusing, as our waists are actually inches higher than where we typically wear our trousers. In this tutorial, learn how to find your true waist and take the prop ...more

How To : Measure your neck size

If you're making a bespoke shirt or suit, use this video to learn how to accurately take your neck measurement. You can go to a professional and have them measure it, but why waste time and possibly money when you can easily do it yourself. All you really need is a measuring t ...more

How To : Measure your pant waist for custom suits and pants

It's important to know where your pants will fall on both men and women when being fitted for a suit. In this tutorial, learn how to take the measurement of your natural pant waist, with measuring tape. This video will show you very quickly, step by step how to take accurate m ...more

How To : Measure your bra size at home

Wearing the correct size bra is the fasts way to improve your look. The correct size bra will make you look longer, leaner and younger, plus, it will help your clothes to hang better. If you can’t remember the last time you had a bra fitting then it’s time to bust out the meas ...more

How To : Find and measure the correct bra size

Cate Adair, a fashion consultant makes many important and useful points in how to find the correct bra size. The first point is that your bra size is constantly changing. Losing/gaining weight, as well as exercise can easily change the size of bra you need. Due to this, it is ...more

How To : Measure your correct bra size

Many women actually wear the wrong bra size due to the fact that they do not know how to properly measure their bra size. In order to do this properly, you should put on a bra that fits you well and take a tape measure to measure around the bottom of your bra. Next, measure yo ...more

How To : Pick the best jeans for your body type

No matter what your shape is, follow this advice to make sure you strut your stuff with style. You Will Need: * A tape measure * Knowledge of your body type * Time to try on several pairs of jeans * Alterations Step 1: Take your measurements Measure around the largest part of ...more

How To : Measure for a tuxedo vest

If you need to wear a tuxedo vest, measuring is something that does not have to be spot-on. It will be adjustable at the neck and waist area. Most vests are offered on a small, medium, large, and extra large range. The chest and overarm measurement that's taken for your jacket ...more

CES 2016 : New Gadgets from Samsung's Creative Lab

The Creative Lab at Samsung, also known as their C Lab, is trying to make wearable fitness devices more inconspicuous with its wearable smart belt, the WELT, but that might not be all. Another of the works in progress the company demonstrated at CES 2016, the TipTalk, could h ...more

How To : Take Your Measurements

These measurments should be taken and recorded before drawing up you clothing design pattern. Wear the bra and panties you will be wearing with the final garment. Another option, especially if you are going to be selling a series of the garments, is to follow a size chart. Whi ...more

How To : Make a tutu

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a tutu. First, you will need to grab a rotary color and some tulle, along with an elastic band for the waist. Now, measure out the tulle for how long you want your tutu to be. Now, cut out the measurements you have made. Gather up the tul ...more

How To : Dress if you're apple-shaped

Here's the good news about being a bit thick around the middle: It's easy to disguise. You Will Need * Clothes that elongate your figure * One-piece swimsuits Step 1 Visually distract from the roundness of your torso with deep V-neck tunics, blouses with asymmetrical bottoms, ...more

How To : Make your own ballet style tutu

Tutus are not just for ballerinas anymore! Anyone who feels like twirling, dancing or just running around with a little extra poof can wear one! Follow this tutorial and make a tutu for yourself, your daughter or anyone else looking for a little fluff! You Will Need • Measuri ...more

How To : Pick the right clothes if you're top-heavy

Congratulations! You have the potential for a killer hourglass figure, if you know how to work it. You Will Need * A well-fitting bra * Dark, plain, fitted tops * Flared skirts * Collarless, belted jackets * Clothing containing Lycra * Medium-size purses * Good posture Step 1 ...more

How To : Perform a Ropes Through Body magic trick

Are you ready to learn a magic trick that is sure to amaze your friends and family? Ryan Oakes is going to show you how to pass ropes right through your body. You will need two pieces of rope, about four feet long each, a pair of scissors, and white thread. Sometimes we use ma ...more

How To : Make a pregnancy-belt cast

Immortalize your pregnancy by making a cast of your belly. Watch this video to learn how to Make a pregnancy-belt cast. Step 1. Lay down a tarp Lay down a tarp or some newspapers and cover a chair with an old sheet. Making a cast is a messy job. Step 2. Get materials ready ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Make a ballerina tutu without sewing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a ballerina tutu. The materials required are: 4 yards of tulle, 3 yards of satin ribbon, scissors and a ruler. Cut the ribbon to waist size, with 40 more inches. Place knots on ribbon to mark the waist size. Cut the tulle into ...more

How To : Properly fit a bra

This is a bra size measuring guide from SimplyYours UK. Measure both bust, chest, cup size and strap length before making an underwear purchase.

How To : Enhance your breasts

In this video from TheCurrentCustom she teaches how to enhance your breasts. First she says you need to measure your breasts to figure out the right kind of bra for you. Take the measuring tape below your bust, and wrap around back, and then measure right above your bust. Roun ...more

How To : Pick a combination lock using a soda can

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a combination lock using a soda can. To begin, have your lock next to you and an empty soda can and scissors. When your lock won't open, cut the soda can in the middle so you have a small square. After this, cut off strips, then measure t ...more

How To : Take body measurements with measuring tape

When fitting clothing, or ordering fabric, you will need to know your body measurements and proportions. In this tutorial, Rita, founder of Tourdephat.com, shows you how to use a basic tape measure to calculate your body size. This will help you get clothes that fit like a glo ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay charm bracelet

kriquit describes how to make a PacMan charm bracelet in this video. She uses various colors of polymer clay to make Mr.. and ms. PacMan and the little ghosts. The color she uses are red, blue, pink, orange, yellow and white and black for the eyes. She also says that you need ...more

How To : Make a Where the Wild Things Are Halloween costume

Release your inner wild thing with a costume based on the classic children's book. You Will Need * 1½ yards of 72" wide white fleece * Marking chalk * Scissors * Straight pins * A sewing needle and a sewing machine * 1½-inch white polyester thread * ½ yard white Velcro * A tap ...more

How To : Sew basket liners without a pattern

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. A basket without a basket liner looks kinda naked, but sewing them can be a bit tricky, especially when you factor in those ...more

How To : Hang wallpaper with tips from Lowe's

In this tutorial, Lowe's teaches us how to hang wallpaper. Wallpaper can update a room and give it personality. Make sure you prep and measure your wall before you begin to hang. Now, cut out your paper to the appropriate size for your wall, then draw a line on the wall from t ...more

How To : Measure your foot & calves for proper shoe fit

This is a video guide for measuring your foot and calf size correctly. This is important in order to properly fit shoes. It's a video intended for athletes and individuals sensitive to their foot and leg health. This is brought to you by a retailer that fits wide or narrow fee ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Pant Pattern

Written Instructions with accompanying video for anyone who wants to make a basic pant exactly to your measurements! Please get your correct measurements before you begin from How to Take Your Measurements. Video: . Note: Solid lines are the final cutting lines. Dotted lines a ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Bodice Pattern

Unlock the secret to clothing design. If you can draft and sew a basic bodice you can design virtually any kind of t-shirt, blouse or other top! Attach a skirt and you now have a dress! Take your measurements by using the guide in the " How to Take Your Measurements" section a ...more

How To : Choose the right frame for a picture

Stumped on what frame to use for your favorite piece of artwork or photo? The perfect frame will make your painting, photograph, or piece of artwork stand out on your wall. Here's how to find an ideal match. You Will Need: • A picture or other form of artwork • Measuring ta ...more

How To : Calculate your body mass index (BMI)

How do you know if you should lose weight is a question people often ask. For the most part the need for weight loss should be determined by how you feel in your own body. There are some calculations that doctors use to determine if you need to lose weight. One of those calcul ...more

How To : Calculate your waist-to-hip ratio

In this video, we learn how to calculate your waist to hip ratio using a tape measure. First, measure your waist round your belly button and write down what number it is. Next, measure your hips around the largest part of your butt, and then write down what number you get for ...more

How To : Create a bigger butt and hips using foam

Seldom does a woman want to increase her butt and waist size, but for those who work in theater, a big butt may just be a requirement for a role. However, faux butts and hips will generally rob your wallet of quite a steep amount of money, so why not make them yourself? All y ...more

How To : Measure a bicycle frame

Sometimes the frame size on a bike isn't listed for whatever reason. Learn how you can accurately measure the frame size of a bike. It's easy so long as you can recognize the seat tube and the crank.

How To : Measure yourself for a custom fit pant

This is a very useful instructional video on how to measure yourself for a custom fit pant. This is a very simple process that is explained very clearly in this video visually. You need a measuring tape to measure yourself. The three important points of measurement are waist, ...more

How To : Figure out what size men's shirt you need

Men's clothing sizes often incorporate series of numbers to describe just how big the clothing is. If you're having trouble figuring out what size you need, watch this video to learn how to measure your men's shirt size with a tape measurer.

How To : Measure a traditional 8 yard kilt

In this tutorial, we learn how to measure a traditional 8 yard kilt. First, make sure you have someone else take your measurements, don't do it by yourself. Have your waist measured first, measure about two inches above the belly button or where you want your kilt to sit. Next ...more

How To : Choose a bike

Whether you're a pro or someone just taking off the training wheels, buying a bicycle can be difficult. There are plenty of choices and different kinds of bikes for different conditions. Knowing which bike to choose could be daunting. Taking the time to select the right bike e ...more

How To : Measure your crotch

Alazzo Men's Custom Clothing demonstrates how to measure the crotch area of your pants. To measure the crotch area of your pants first, measure your waist by following the top of your pants down to your inseam. Make adjustments to fit your desired snugness. Place the tape meas ...more

How To : Make a basic balloon laser sword

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a basic balloon laser sword. Users will need a tube balloon with approximately a 3 finger tail. Begin by twisting a 2 finger bubble and then turn it into a pinch twist. Now make a second finger bubble and turn it into a pinch t ...more

How To : Draft a pants sloper

In this tutorial, Don McCunn teaches us how to draft a pants sloper. First, measure out the center line of the leg and then draw the center line onto a piece of paper. Now, measure from the waist and mark the measurements along with where you drew the center line. Now, measure ...more

How To : Make an easy circle skirt

If you want to know how to make a circle skirt easily, you should watch this video. To make an easy circle skirt: Lay out the square of fabric and use the measuring tape to make a circle as large as your hips. Trace another circle around the edge of the fabric. Trace the large ...more

How To : Draw a figure proportionally

One of the hardest things in figure drawing to master is proportion, but in this video Sheldon shows you how to the draw a figure proportionally. Using the head size as unit of measure, Sheldon will teach how many heads there are in a human figure drawing, a cartoon figure dra ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay doughnuts for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination demonstrates very simple method of how to make miniature doughnuts from polymer clay. There are three varieties of doughnuts made sprinkled, glace and chocolate covered. These are very simple round doughnut. For this we need a plastic clay measure which h ...more

How To : Make a t-shirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a t-shirt. First, measure around your waist and your bust, as well as around the hips. Now, take your old boxy t-shirt and flip it inside out. Now, place your measuring tape on the shirt and pin it where your measurements are. Draw out yo ...more

How To : Sew a Victorian skirt

This video demonstrates how to sew a Victorian skirt. First take a cotton cloth and cut a rectangle piece twice the size of your waist. The length would be depending on your choice of height you require. Hem the top and the bottom of the cloth. Then use elastic thread to creat ...more

How To : Make a fun party dress with oversized bow

In this video we learn how to make a fun party dress with oversized bow. First, lay the fabric flat down on the ground and cut it in half. After this, measure your bust, waist, and hips and mark it on the fabric. After you have all of the pieces of fabric cut out that you need ...more

How To : Make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress. You will need: t-shirt, scissors, pins, and needle/thread. First, cut a wide scoop and cut off the bottom hem. Next, cut the sides and turn it inside out. After this, measure your bust, waist, and hips a ...more

How To : Buy a bra that fits your cup and band size

Over 70% of women are wearing the wrong bra size, which means their bras are either too large, not providing enough support, too small, squeezing your twins out uncomfortably, or the band is too tight, making it difficult to breathe. Enhance your babies and make them look the ...more

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