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Unread 06-17-2014, 11:43 AM   #1
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Measurements for Crossplay

Hi! As a newbie crossplayer, I'm a little confused, and was hoping y'all could help me out. I've been planning to go to a con as Tamaki Suoh from Ouran High School Host Club, and since I can't sew worth crap, I decided to commission the jacket. Since it's a female-to-male crossplay, should I take my bust measurements with or without binding?
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Unread 06-17-2014, 01:22 PM   #2
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Always take measurements for what it's going to fit when you wear it.
If you need to bind before wearing it, then you would need it to fit when you bind correct? So you do it that way.

I never understood why people don't get this..Can someone explain to me why so many people don't understand that if you need it fit when your boobs are flat, why wouls you think to measure when you they are bigger? Common sense will tell you that if you measure with your boobs normal, then you will get a bigger measurement..Meaning the top will be made to accommodate boobs..Common sense also tell you that when you make and area smaller, it will look baggy on that area. So why accommodate for boobs that aren't going to be there later..See what I mean?

It's like with me..MtF crossplay. I've seen many times guys ask "do I need to measure with the breastforms on and hip pads on? It's like, yea..If you want it to be big enough to fit those areas that now ave more inches added to them you will..

Oh and I just noticed that reading that may come accross as calling you dumb or something. Please don't take it that way. I meant all that as a general "in all" when I see it being asked. Not you specifically. Only the top part is and actual answer to you.
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Unread 06-18-2014, 08:04 PM   #3
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JasonTerror, it comes across as you talking down to the poster, yes. If you're going to rant about this, rant about it in another thread and not one directly responding to this person's question.

ScorpioRose: Ignore everything Jason says beyond the first paragraph because it's not particularly helpful, especially to new crossplayers.

Measure yourself after binding. Also, feel free to ask other questions here, no matter how dumb you think they are. Most of us in the crossplay forum are here to help and won't talk down to or belittle you.
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Unread 06-26-2014, 10:04 PM   #4
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Yes, I think you need to bind.
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