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Old 03-28-2008, 06:14 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by lactosefree View Post
Artlady - Thanks for all the great advice!

Ok so the way I determined which size to make was sort of a cheater's way. I took my favorite hoodie and zipped it up and put it on the floor and measured the circumference and got about 48. Do you think I should measure my actual body instead?
No. If your favorite hoodie has a chest measurement of 48"...then you want your CPH chest measurement to be the 48" at least. I think the measurements that our pattern gives is for FINISHED MEASUREMENTS. I'll go double check myself...but I think that's right.

No, your way IS NOT a cheater's way! It is the smart way!
It is the way that most designers advise!
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