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Essential Tools: Measuring Tapes

May 01, 2017

Evamarie Gomez-Bostic and Carol Fresia; Videographer: Jeff Roos

Measuring Tapes 101 Threads Contributing Editor Judith Neukam helps you navigate the world of measuring tapes in this Insider All Access video. Judith explains several types of measuring tapes and their best uses. She also offers clever tips for measuring the inseam and crotch length.

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  1. Concordiabelle May 2nd

    I agree that there is nothing on my body that requires a 120" tape measure...........however, as a custom dressmaker, I have had clients who were more than 60" in circumference. It was embarrassing for both of us when I had to mark my place and measure from there to get the total. I would rather work with the extra (hopefully unneeded) length than relive that experience. Please rethink your advice, Judy. Sending hugs, Peggi Barrett

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