Measurement Guide

Measurement Guide


What is Trendy Designer Blouse for Saree?

To look stylish and fashionable draped in your Saree, all you need is a Trendy Designer Blouse. This uber-stylish Designer Blouse is exclusively designed and customized for you considering your specifications.
 
Trendy Designer Blouse
 
Here’s how a Trendy Designer Blouse is designed exclusively for you:
 

  • Based on the measurements and styling options that you have mentioned, our Designers would send you 4 different Designer Blouse patterns for you to choose from. For e.g., if you require sleeveless blouse, then 4 different patterns of sleeveless blouse would be sent to you.
  • For each Designer Blouse pattern, the approximate cost and delivery date would be mentioned for your convenience. In case you have opted for the Additional Embroidery/Embellishment as well, the Blouse patterns would also include details about the embroidery pattern along with its approximate cost and delivery date.
  • The Designers would send you the Blouse patterns within 24 working hours.
  • Upon selection, you can revert with your preferred choice. Further, in case of doubts regarding the chosen Blouse pattern, you can consult and get it clarified from our Designers or mention your requirements and specifications, if any.
  • Alternatively, if you have any Blouse pattern on your mind, you can consult our Designers and get a Trendy Designer Blouse made based on the pattern you have thought of.
  • All the Blouse patterns would be conceptualized based on the measurements given, and hence your body type. Since every Trendy Designer Blouse is exclusively designed, you would have the advantage to personally consult our Designers regarding the cut, style, fit and the overall look of the Saree Blouse.

 

What is Regular Blouse Stitching Option when I buy a Saree? 
Regular blouse is the quintessential Saree Blouse that women have been pairing with their Sarees ever since the Saree Blouse came into existence. For a simple yet classic look, pair your Saree with a Regular Blouse.
 
Regular Blouse

 

Here’s what a Regular Blouse is all about :

  • A Regular Blouse features the most formal and traditional silhouette.
  • A Regular Blouse features simple and plain necklines such as round neck, square neck, V-neck, scoop neck, sweetheart neck, etc.
  • Regular Blouse can be made using traditional Saree Blouse stitching techniques with conventional seams, i.e., darts and waist belt at the front, as well as featuring princess seam or just simple darts.
  • Depending upon the design of the Saree Blouse and personal preference, the hooks can be at the front or back. Darts and waist-belt at the front ensure proper fit of the Saree Blouse.
  • It always comes with simple short sleeves. Regular Blouse would be ideal for formal and traditional events. Additionally, it’s great for everyday or casual wear as well. Since it’s quick and easy to make a Regular Blouse compared to other Saree Blouses, it is suggested to opt for a Regular Blouse in case you want Express Shipping.

 

What is Patterned Blouse stitching option when I buy a Saree? 

Patterned blouse is a Saree Blouse with a touch of style. Patterned Blouse is meant for those who desire a little more style than a simple Regular Blouse and at the same time do not wish to be overly stylish.

Here’s what a Patterned Blouse is all about:

Patterned Blouse basically features a regular blouse silhouette incorporating few stylish design elements to create a subtly fashionable look.

Patterned Blouse features interesting neck designs which are further enhanced with various trimmings and embellishments.

Stylish cuts and seams at the front and back impart elegance to a Patterned Blouse. The front and back of the Saree Blouse can be further enhanced with embellishments.

Patterned Blouse can be made using traditional Saree Blouse stitching technique with conventional seams, i.e., darts and waist belt at the front, as well as featuring princess seam or just simple darts.

Depending upon the style of the Patterned Blouse, the hooks can be at the front, back or even at the side. Sleeve style and the length of the sleeves would vary according to the design of a Patterned Blouse.

Patterned Blouse is great for semi-casual or semi-formal parties and social gatherings. A Patterned Blouse would be made according to the specifications provided by you, or if desired, it could be left to the designer’s discretion.

 

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Step by step guide on how to take Saree Blouse measurements. 

If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.
 
Bust

  

BUST – Measure the fullest part of your bust (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
   
Shoulders

 

SHOULDERS – Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure total width from left shoulder to right shoulder across the top spinal bone. The total length in inch/cm is your full shoulder width.
 
Natural waist

 

NATURAL WAIST – Measure around 1 cm/inch above your navel. (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Arm hole

 

ARM HOLE – Run the tape under the arm, pulling comfortably, and up to the shoulder point again in front. The total measurement is your arm hole circumference.
 
Arm

 

UPPER ARM – Run the tape on the fullest part of the upper arm. The total measurement is your upper arm circumference.
 
Blouse length

 

BLOUSE LENGTH – Measure from the highest point of the shoulder till where you want the blouse length to be. This measurement can be taken from one of your older blouses also.
 
BLOUSE STYLE – Check the box if you want the blouse style to be made as shown in the photo. By selecting “As Shown in Photo option”, the blouse pattern and the blouse opening (front/back/side) will be as used in the photo.
 
Front neck depth

 

FRONT NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the front side keeping the tape cross from the highest point on the shoulder. The total length is the front neck depth.
 
Back neck depth

 

BACK NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the back side keeping the tape cross from the highest point of the shoulder. The total length is the back neck depth.
 
BLOUSE PATTERN – Choose any one kind of blouse pattern from the four images displayed in the measurement chart.
 
SLEEVE STYLE – Choose one style from the four sleeve style options displayed in the measurement chart. After choosing the sleeve style, select the desired sleeve length; ie 2 to 4 inches for Cap sleeves, 5 to 7 inches for short sleeves or 8 to 10 inches for half sleeves. (Sleeve length is measured from tip of shoulder to desired point of the arm)
 
BLOUSE OPENING – Choose any one of the four options from the measurement chart.
 
BRASSIERE SIZE – For a perfect blouse fit, please tick your brassiere size in the table given in the measurement chart.
 
Step by Step Guide on how to take Salwar Kameez measurements. 
 
If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT – Stand with your feet slightly apart and your back to a wall. Measure from the floor to the top of your head.
 
Bust

 

BUST – Measure the fullest part of your bust (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Shoulders

 

SHOULDERS – Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure total width from left shoulder to right shoulder across the top spinal bone. The total length in inch/cm is your full shoulder width.
 
Natural waist

 

NATURAL WAIST – Measure around 1 cm/inch above your navel. (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP – Measure over an undergarment over the point where your hips protrude the most. Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
 
Arm hole

 

ARM HOLE – Run the tape under the arm, pulling comfortably, and up to the shoulder point again in front. The total measurement is your arm hole circumference.
 
Arm

 

UPPER ARM – Run the tape on the fullest part of the upper arm. The total measurement is your upper arm circumference.
 
WEARING POSITION (OF PANT) – Select any one of the three options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
Waist

 

WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure around that point of your waist where you normally wear your pant or skirt.
 
Waist to floor

 

WAIST TO FLOOR – Hold the tape at the waist (point where you normally wear pants). Measure downwards to the heel.
 
Front neck depth

 

FRONT NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the front side keeping the tape cross from the highest point on the shoulder. The total length is the front neck depth.
 
Back neck depth

 

BACK NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the back side keeping the tape cross from the highest point of the shoulder. The total length is the back neck depth.
 
SLEEVE STYLE – Select one of the eight options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
KAMEEZ STYLE – Select one of the seven options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
PANT STYLE – Select one of the nine options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
GARMENT FIT – Choose one of the five options given in the measurement chart.
 
WAIST TYPE – The designer normally decides the best waist type according to the chosen costume. However, if you desire a particular waist type, you can mention it in the special instructions column in the measurement chart (You can choose from any of the three types mentioned in the measurement chart)
 
Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Lehenga Choli. 
 
If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT – Stand with your feet slightly apart and your back to a wall. Measure from the floor to the top of your head.
 
Bust
 
BUST – Measure the fullest part of your bust (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Shoulders

 

SHOULDERS – Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure total width from left shoulder to right shoulder across the top spinal bone. The total length in inch/cm is your full shoulder width.
 
Natural waist

 

NATURAL WAIST – Measure around 1 cm/inch above your navel. (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP – Measure over an undergarment over the point where your hips protrude the most. Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
 
Arm hole

 

ARM HOLE – Run the tape under the arm, pulling comfortably, and up to the shoulder point again in front. The total measurement is your arm hole circumference.
 
Arm

 

UPPER ARM – Run the tape on the fullest part of the upper arm. The total measurement is your upper arm circumference.
 
WEARING POSITION (OF LEHENGA) – Select any one of the three options displayed in the measurement chart.

 

Waist
 
WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure around that point of your waist where you normally wear your pant or skirt.
 
Waist to floor

 

WAIST TO FLOOR – Hold the tape at the waist (point where you normally wear pants). Measure downwards to the heel.
 
HEELS – If you want to wear the lehenga with heels, include the height of your heels.
 
Front neck depth

 

FRONT NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the front side keeping the tape cross from the highest point on the shoulder. The total length is the front neck depth.
 
Back neck depth

 

BACK NECK DEPTH – Measure downwards till the desired neck depth on the back side keeping the tape cross from the highest point of the shoulder. The total length is the back neck depth.
 
SLEEVE STYLE – Select one of the eight options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
CHOLI STYLE – Choose one of the six options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
GARMENT FIT – Choose one of the five options given in the measurement chart.
 
WAIST TYPE – The designer normally decides the best waist type according to the chosen costume. However, if you desire a particular waist type, you can mention it in the special instructions column in the measurement chart (You can choose from any of the three types mentioned in the measurement chart)
 
Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Readymade Saree.

If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT – Stand with your feet slightly apart and your back to a wall. Measure from the floor to the top of your head.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP – Measure over an undergarment over the point where your hips protrude the most. Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
 
Waist

 

WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure around that point of your waist where you normally wear your pant or skirt.
 
WEARING POSITION– Select any one of the three options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
Waist to floor

 

WAIST TO FLOOR – Hold the tape at the waist (point where you normally wear pants). Measure downwards to the heel.
 
HEELS – If you want to wear the saree with heels, include the height of your heels.

 

Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Saree Inskirt. 

If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT – Stand with your feet slightly apart and your back to a wall. Measure from the floor to the top of your head.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP – Measure over an undergarment over the point where your hips protrude the most. Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
 
Waist

 

WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE – Measure around that point of your waist where you normally wear your pant or skirt.
 
WEARING POSITION– Select any one of the three options displayed in the measurement chart.
 
Waist to floor

 

WAIST TO FLOOR – Hold the tape at the waist (point where you normally wear pants). Measure downwards to the heel.
 
HEELS – If you want to wear the saree with heels, include the height of your heels

 

Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Tunic/Kurti. 

If possible, get a friend to help you. Measure over your undergarments.

 

Bust
 
BUST – Measure the fullest part of your bust (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.

 

Shoulders
 
SHOULDERS – Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure total width from left shoulder to right shoulder across the top spinal bone. The total length in inch/cm is your full shoulder width.
 
Natural waist

 

NATURAL WAIST – Measure around 1 cm/inch above your navel. (Keep the tape measure comfortably snug, not tight). Measure to the nearest inch/cm.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP – Measure over an undergarment over the point where your hips protrude the most. Measure around the fullest part of your hips, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
 
Arm hole

 

ARM HOLE – Run the tape under the arm, pulling comfortably, and up to the shoulder point again in front. The total measurement is your arm hole circumference.
 
Arm

 

UPPER ARM – Run the tape on the fullest part of the upper arm. The total measurement is your upper arm circumference.

 

GARMENT FIT – Choose one of the five options given in the measurement chart.
 
Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Sherwani. 

If possible, get a friend to help you.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT : From the top of the head to the floor(without shoes) is the height.
 
Neck

 

NECK : Measure with collar unbuttoned. Place the tape around the neck at the level the collar would fall if buttoned, add 3/4 inch to it or measure the collar from the middle of the button hole to the middle of the button with the shirt placed on a flat surface.
 
Shoulders

 

SHOULDERS : Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure directly over the shirt the total width from left shoulder to right shoulder seam across the top spinal bone.
 
Chest

 

CHEST : Measure directly over the shirt. Place the tape under the arms, straight across the back and over the chest in front.
 
Full hip

 

FULL HIP : Measure 9 inches down from the waist directly over the pants around the broadest part of the hips with your heels placed together.

 

Sleeve length
 
SLEEVE LENGTH : Measure from the shoulder down the arm to the wrist or take the measurement of your long sleeved shirt with cuff button open.

 

Sherwani length
 
SHERWANI LENGTH : The back neck length needs to be taken downwards till the height desired.
 
Pant waist

 

PANT WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE : Measure directly over the shirt, just above the hip bones and through the navel (or) the waist measurement must be taken at the base of the waistband circumference on the pants that you are wearing – we assume this is where you normally wear your pants. Or simply measure from one end to other end of your pant and multiply by 2 to get the pant waist circumference.

 

Out seam
 
OUT SEAM/PANT LENGTH : Measure from the top of the waist line to the top of where the shoe meets the foot from the outside just below the ankle. Add 1 inch and you have the pant length.

 

Step by Step guide on how to take measurements for a Mens Suit. 

If possible, get a friend to help you.
 
FULL BODY HEIGHT : From the top of the head to the floor(without shoes) is the height.

 

Neck
 
NECK : Measure with collar unbuttoned. Place the tape around the neck at the level the collar would fall if buttoned, add 3/4 inch to it or measure the collar from the middle of the button hole to the middle of the button with the shirt placed on a flat surface.
 
Shoulders

 

SHOULDERS : Hold the tape at the shoulder point. Measure directly over the shirt the total width from left shoulder to right shoulder seam across the top spinal bone.

 

Arm hole
 
ARM HOLE : Run the tape under your arm, pulling comfortably, and up to the shoulder point again in front. The total measurement is the arm hole width.

 

Chest
 
CHEST : Measure directly over the shirt. Place the tape under the arms, straight across the back and over the chest in front.

 

Full hip
 
FULL HIP : Measure 9 inches down from the waist directly over the pants around the broadest part of the hips with your heels placed together.

 

Sleeve length
 
SLEEVE LENGTH : Measure from the shoulder down the arm to the wrist or take the measurement of your long sleeved shirt with cuff button open.

 

Suit length
 
SUIT LENGTH : The back neck length needs to be taken downwards till the height desired.

 

Pant waist
 
PANT WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE : Measure directly over the shirt, just above the hip bones and through the navel (or) the waist measurement must be taken at the base of the waistband circumference on the pants that you are wearing – we assume this is where you normally wear your pants. Or simply measure from one end to other end of your pant and multiply by 2 to get the pant waist circumference.
 
In seam
 
IN SEAM : Place the tape at the crotch and measure to the bottom of the hem. Measure both the legs for accuracy. We assume the pant crotch is neither baggy nor tight.

 

Out seam
 
OUT SEAM/PANT LENGTH : Measure from the top of the waist line to the top of where the shoe meets the foot from the outside just below the ankle. Add 1 inch and you have the pant length.

 

Pant thigh
 
PANT THIGH : Measure your pants at the thigh where the crotch ends from one end to other and multiply by 2.

 

Front rise
 
FRONT RISE : When measuring the front rise, make sure you close the pant zipper or buttons. Lay them flat, front side up. Measure the front rise from the crotch seam up to the top of the waist.

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