Jacket Measurement Guide with Size Chart

A jacket is an upper body garment. It is usually worn by winter season and the jacket length is shown mid-stomach or hip length. It is generally lighter, tight-fitting, and less insulating than a coat. Also used as an inner or outer fashionable garment in winter. For making industrial jacket, perfect size measurement procedure can be needed. Before purchasing it; you should must know the step by step jacket measurement techniques to get actual size. But size measurement procedures are changed according to style of men and women jacket.

From this article you will find out the following topic like, how to measure jacket? Measurement techniques of jacket, different components of jacket, size specification of jacket, standard size spec of jacket, some tricks before taking a measurement etc.

Standard size measurement chart for jacket:

Size chart for jacket
Fig: Size chart for jacket
Different components of jacket:
  1. Chest/ bust/ body width
  2. Bottom/ Sweep
  3. Center back length
  4. Sleeve length (from side neck)
  5. Sleeve length (from center back neck)
  6. Shoulder width
  7. Upper arm/ sleeve width
  8. Arm hole (Curve)
  9. Arm hole (straight)
  10. Cuff opening/ sleeve opening
  11. Elbow
  12. Across front
  13. Across back
Measurement procedure of jacket:
To get the perfect size, at first select the well fitted jacket for taking measurement. You can also take the measurement from your body with the help of size chart. Before starting the size measurement of jacket you should follow some tips before measuring it.
  • Avoid the stretch of jacket
  • Measurements should be take to nearest inch or centimeter
  • Remove the jacket wrinkles
  • Jacket placed on flat table.
  • Stay the measuring tape comfortably not tight.
Measurement procedure of jacket
Fig: Measurement procedure of jacket
Now I have shortly described the size measurement techniques for jacket in below:

1. Chest/ bust/ body width:
Put the garment on table facing the inspector. Measure from 1” below from the armhole cross point to another arm hole cross point along the chest.

2. Bottom/ Sweep:
Keep the garment on table as shown in fig-A. Measure bottom from one side to another.

3. Center back length:
Put the garment as in fig-B. Measure from neck center across back up to bottom.

4. Sleeve length (from side neck):
Put garment as in fig-A. Measure from cuff end to side neck.

5. Sleeve length (from center back neck):
Put the garment as in fig-B. Measure from cuff end to center to back neck.

6. Shoulder width:
Keep the garment in fig-B, and measure from one shoulder point to another.

7. Upper arm/ sleeve width:
Put the garment as shown in fig-A. Measure from armpit up to periphery of the sleeve.

8. Arm hole (Curve):
Keep the garment smoothly on the table so that there is no crease or wrinkle. Measure from shoulder point to arm hole cross point along seam line.

9. Arm hole (straight):
Measure from shoulder point to arm hole cross point straight.

10. Cuff opening/ sleeve opening:
Measure from one side of cuff to another side as shown in fig-B.

11. Elbow:
Keep the garment smoothly and gracefully on the table with the front facing the inspector. Fold sleeve in such a way that cuff end touches arm hole cross point.

12. Across front:
Keep the garment as in fig-A. Measure along chest 2” above arm holes from one point to another.

13. Across back:

Keep the garment as in fig-B and measure along back 2” above arm holes from one point to another.

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