Have them lower their arms and take your reading with a snug tape -- too loose or tight will give you incorrect measurements.
You must wash our shirts in cold water with similar colors and dry on low heat to minimize shrinkage. Washing your shirts inside out will prolong the life of your t-shirt as well as help prevent color bleeding, which is more likely to occur on darker, richer colors. We have more styles, colors and sizes than any other offensive t-shirt site on the net!
Find a shirt you like and customize it to fit your personal fashion preferences. Now you can wear shirts you actually look good in when offending innocent townsfolks. All shirt Widths measured from under the arms chest while laid flat. All Lengths measured from bottom of shirt to the highest point of the shoulder. If you're unsure what size to buy, try measuring a similar shirt that you already own, that fits well, and compare those measurements to the size chart. These measurements are approximate and are accurate for the majority of the shirts we print and ship.
The exact measurements can and do vary slightly. Our Standard Tee for a roomy, classic fit is is a 6. The Men's Beefy Tee is manufactured by Hanes model , made of 6. Tightly knit for smoothness and strength. Full cut assures roomy comfort. Durable double-stitch trim and shoulder-to-shoulder taping prevents unraveling and rip-out.
Gildan recently acquired American Apparel, so as of they are putting on hold all printing of American Apparel blank tee's until they have fully merged. Therefore, if you order an American Apparel tee, you will either be getting American Apparel or Next Level, which has the same fit. Model info for both: Next Level model is the current replacement for American Apparel until they resume printing American Apparel tees.
The Men's American Apparel Tee is manufactured by, you guessed it But we think they may be biased.. It is softer and thinner than our Beefy Tee, so it does drape better if you like that sort of thing.
The dimensions of the body are about the same as our Beefy Tee, but the sleeves are both narrower and shorter. Shrinks an average of half a size in the wash. The unique pigment-dyed look just gets better and better with every wash. Since you'll be wearing a bra under the clothing you're getting measured for, the extra fabric of the bra should be included in your measurement.
Wrap the tape measure around your chest. Position it so that the tape is horizontal to the ground, and falls just under your armpits. Bring it around your back so that the ends come together in front, across the widest part of your breasts.
Don't stick your chest out or exhale; just stand normally. Make sure the tape measure is not twisted. Look in the mirror to find your measurement. The place where the end of the tape measure meets with the other side is where you'll find the number that indicates your chest size. Find a fabric tape measure. This type of tape measure is made of soft material that makes it easy to wrap around your body. If you don't have one, you can instead use a piece of string to wrap around your chest, and measure the string with a ruler to get your size.
Consider asking someone to help you measure. You will get the most accurate measurement if someone else is holding the tape, since they'll be able to make sure it's lined up correctly across your back. However, you can still get a very accurate measurement if you just want to do it yourself. If you must take the measurement yourself, do it in front of a mirror, so that you can see if the tape is parallel to the ground all the way around.
Take off your shirt. Clothing adds extra width to the measurement, so it's better not to be wearing anything on your torso. Wrap the tape around your torso. Slide it tape so that it surrounds your chest and falls just under your armpits. Rest it securely around the widest part of your chest, which is often above or at the nipple line. If you are performing the measuring yourself, make sure the numbers are turned out so that you can read it in the mirror.
Hold the ends of the tape with both hands in the front of your body, so you'll be able to see the measurement.
Look in the mirror and make sure the measuring tape isn't twisted. Ensure the tape is at the same height all the way around. It should be parallel with the ground. Don't puff out your chest or flex your muscles.
This will add a few centimeters to the measurement and make it less accurate. Take note of your measurement. Look in the mirror at the place where the beginning end of the tape measure and the remaining portion meet in the front of your chest.
This number is your chest measurement. Don't look down at the tape to take your measurement, since this can cause it to slip out of place. Look in the mirror instead. Add 2 inches 5cm to the measurement for any garment that you want to be slightly loose, such as a dress shirt.
Always round up the measurement when buying clothing. You don't measure around your arms, you lift up your arms and measure around your chest. Not Helpful 2 Helpful 5. Utilize a cloth-reinforced seamstress tape and measure the chest at nipple level.
Have them lower their arms and take your reading with a snug tape -- too loose or tight will give you incorrect measurements. Remember, "too big" is easier than "not big enough. Not Helpful 1 Helpful 3. If I measured a T-shirt to be 36" across the chest, would that be a men's medium? The exact sizing will depend on the brand and style of shirt. However, a shirt that measures 36" across the chest would generally fall between an adult small and medium.
To ensure a great fit when ordering your t-shirt, be sure to consult the size charts above. Please note that the measurements listed are an average taken from several different tees, so the t . For example: An extra-large t-shirt is tagged as XL (), that's what that chest measurement was all about. Some people such as myself may prefer more than one size for their t-shirts. For a proper fit, I would generally choose size large () but I often wear size extra-large for a roomier fit. The youth sizes run from Youth XS – Youth XL, with some of the youth sizes being a good fit for petite women, as you can see if you click on the sizing line-up graphic to the left. Overall a great quality, durable, budget-friendly t-shirt.