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Video: How to Take Four Different Body Measurements

Apr 30, 2013

Victoria North

Last year, Threads attended the American Sewing Expo where we met up with sewing expert and Threads author Susan Lazear. In this quick video, Susan demonstrates how to take four different body measurements using a variety of tools. Use these four methods to obtain accurate measurements.

More quick videos from the American Sewing Expo 2012:

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  1. User avater EllenHayes April 23rd

    Hmm nice and informative video and ruler is also good.Thanks for the video. :)

  2. dowserjaney November 6th

    That was a WONDERFUL video. So many thanks!

  3. Buttonscreates May 2nd

    I love this ruler she uses. I went to the website and they sell it there.

  4. User avater DDooley May 1st

    I was in one of Susan's classes at the Sewing Expo, it was great. Here's a link

  5. marymary May 1st

    Where can we purchase the sliding L square that is used in the Susan Lazear measurement video?

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