How to Measure a Short Sleeve Shirt

To provide accurate measurements for your African men’s short sleeve shirt, measure a shirt that fits you well at home by carefully following these instructions:

 

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Collar

made to measure shirt collar measurement diagram

The shirt should be unbuttoned and placed on a flat surface. Measure the collar width between the middle of the button to the outer edge of the buttonhole.

 

Chest

 

tailor made short sleeve shirt chest measurement diagram

 

Measure the chest width between the bottom of the sleeve seams from one side of the shirt to the other. This is a flat measurement that should be taken on one side of the shirt. It’s ok to measure beyond the side seams.

 

Waist

 

custom made short sleeve shirt waist measurement diagram

 

Measure the width of the narrowest part of the shirt, around halfway between the armpits and bottom hem of the shirt. This is a flat measurement that should be taken on one side of the shirt. It’s ok to measure beyond the side seams.

 

Bottom

 

made to measure short sleeve shirt bottom measurement diagram

 

Measure the distance between the two side seams near to the bottom hem of the shirt. This is a flat measurement that should be taken on one side of the shirt.

 

Shirt Length

 

Custom-made short sleeve shirt length measurement diagram

 

Measure the front length of the shirt from the top of the shoulder to the hemline (lowest point of the shirt).

 

Shoulder Width

 

tailor made short sleeve shirt shoulder width measurement diagram

 

Measure the distance between the two sleeve seams on the back side of the shirt.

 

Sleeve Length

 

custom made short sleeve shirt sleeve length measurement diagram

 

Measure from the top of the shoulder (at the seam where the sleeve is attached to the body of the shirt) to the end of the sleeve.

 

Sleeve Width

 

custom made short sleeve shirt sleeve width measurement diagram

 

Measure from the top of the sleeve to the armpit in a straight line. This is where the sleeve is attached to the body of the shirt. You will need to straighten the seam before taking this measurement.

 

Sleeve Opening

 

made to measure short sleeve shirt sleeve opening measurement diagram

 

Measure across the widest part of one of the sleeves. This is a flat measurement that should be taken on one side of the shirt.

 

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