Here it is…
You park your car. You turn off the engine. You get out of the car. You can clearly see the JoAnns logo as you walk into the store with excitement. You look around at the selection of fabric and pick a bolt that you like.
When you go to the fabric store to buy fabric, the person at the cutting counter will cut your fabric in yards. When you measure your bust, waist, hips, etc. you will measure in inches or centimeters. I always measure in inches. It is easier that way for me.
It is important to know how to convert yards into inches to know how much fabric you will need for your project.
Here is a chart I created to make it easier for you.