around waist at smallest point. Let's start by tying a ribbon or piece of string around the natural waist, which would be around your torso at the smallest point. Leave the string in place while you do the rest of the measurements. You will need it for reference for some of the other measurements.
Measure above your breasts in the same manner as you measured across them.
Measure under your breasts in the same manner as you measured over them.
Nipple to nipple
bust point to bust point. Okay, technically, nipple to nipple.
around hips at fullest point, taking note of how far down from the waist that you are measuring.
Length of Should to bust:
from the top of your shoulder down to bust point (nipple).
Front Length Shoulder to Waist
Remember that point on your shoulder. Well use that again and measure from there OVER your bust straight down to the ribbon on your waist.
from waist to floor WITH your shoes on.
This measurement gives me the size of the sleeve hole that you are comfortable wearing. This measurement is entirely subjective and you can make it as deep or as tight as you are comfortable with.
Shoulder to Shoulder
Now from the edge of that shoulder socket, measure all the way over to the same point on the other shoulder along the back.
around neck loosely. You will not need this one unless your garment has a high neck and/or collar.