How to take your measurements right for vestments

# of measure on the diagram Measure Name Measure Description
1 Height  
2 Neck girth At the base of the neck
3 Chest girth Through the shoulder blades and nipples
4 Waist girth At the place of wearing the belt
5 Front length From the suprasternal notch to the line of wearing the belt
6 Length of the clothes at the front From the suprasternal notch to the bottom of the clothes
7 Cheast girth Through the nipples at the armpit level
8 Shoulder length From the base of the neck point to tip of shoulder
9 Sleeve length From the shoulder tip to the cuff edge (to the wrist)
10 Back length From the 7th cervical vertebrae of the spine to the line of wearing the belt
11 Back width Through protruding points of the shoulder blades at the armpit level
12 Length of the clothes at the back From the 7th cervical vertebrae of the spine at the center of the back to the bottom of the clothes
13 Arm circumference (biceps girth) At the widest point of the arm above the elbow
14 Wrist girth  
15 Head girth