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How to Take Four Different Body Measurements

Video Length: 5:06
Produced by: 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:

How to Sew a Nonstretch Waistband with Angela Wolf


How to Make a Quilters Knot with Sunni Standing


Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt with Sunni Standing


Comments (5)

EllenHayes EllenHayes writes: Hmm nice and informative video and ruler is also good.Thanks for the video. :)
Posted: 9:50 am on April 23rd

dowserjaney dowserjaney writes: That was a WONDERFUL video. So many thanks!
Posted: 1:38 am on November 6th

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

Posted: 1:09 pm on May 2nd

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

Posted: 4:54 pm on May 1st

marymary marymary writes: Where can we purchase the sliding L square that is used in the Susan Lazear measurement video?
Posted: 9:16 am on May 1st

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