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My daughter wants to make a pair of trousers #123 from burda 6/11 but it’s a petite size, and she is tall, 174cm. Where do I lengthen the pattern for her, and by how much? Any ideas?


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    Jan 18, 2013, 09.00 PMby BurdaStyle Support

    Hi Anne,

    I would recommend lengthening at the high hip (slightly beneath the waist dart) and slightly beneath the knee cap if necessary. You can do this by drawing a line and slashing (cutting the pattern apart) and then inserting paper beneath, tape it, then redraw the inseam and side seam lines to blend with the original pattern.


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    Jan 18, 2013, 11.46 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Thanks, how much would you recommend adding? I was going to take a guess at 2cm in each place.

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