I already finished some ‘proper’ trousers but this time I took a different pattern, that really needs some improvement in fit ;)) because:
The trousers have a bit of a ‘smile’ in the crotch area – not very big, but I want to have a good fit AND look!
My sewing book says that the crotch length is too high and that I should let out the seams of the inner leg.
I don’t really know what I’m supposed to do. Make the seams tighter? Or wider?
Should I leave the side seam as it is or can I adapt that one, too?
My difference between hip and waist is rather big, so maybe this is also part of the issue…?
I would appreciate any comment. Thank you very much,
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How many replies does this post need to be implimented? This is an awesome idea!
Burda has a video class you can watch on grading up or down any size if you want to pay…
you can grade the pattern if you take the difference needed for the size you want….
Thank you – I’ll have a look now.