SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Forum > Fitting Woes > Pants Fitting Help please! ( Moderated by CarolynGM, Deepika)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Pants Fitting Help please!
Style Arc Linda pants
wenznz
star
wenznz  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
NEW ZEALAND
Member since 7/8/11
Posts: 361
Send Message

      



Date: 4/16/12 10:35 PM

I have made the Style Arc Linda pants, and while I'm reasonably happy with them, there is something hinky going on with the front crotch seam.
Pants 1
Pants2
Pants3
Pants4 - though this could be how I'm posing?!

At the moment, the only change I have made is to add 1cm to the CF seam going straight down to where it meets the crotch curve.
I am not sure if this issue is from the added width or quite how to fix it so they fit better.

Any ideas from the pants fitting doyennes of PR?
-- Edited on 4/17/12 0:58 AM --

------
Wendy
Wellington, New Zealand

Nancy K
starstarstar
Nancy K
Advanced
New York USA
Member since 12/28/04
Posts: 8255
Send Message

      



In reply to wenznz <<
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 4/17/12 4:37 AM

You need more length in the front crotch. Unzip a bit and drop the pants until those smiles disappear and note the amount you've lowered your pants.
You need to take better pictures of your garments if you want good advice. Preferably not in a mirror. You need 4 pictures, straight on front straight on for each side and straight on back.
If you don't have anyone to take your picture use your self timer on a tripod or even on a table.

------
www.nancyksews.blogspot.com

solosmocker
starstarstar
solosmocker
Advanced
New York USA
Member since 1/23/06
Posts: 1474
Send Message

      



Date: 4/17/12 9:20 PM

Agree with Nancy. Before I got my tripod I set my camera up on the ironing board with stacks of books as well to get just the right height. HTHs.

------
http://lasewist.blogspot.com/

Nancy K
starstarstar
Nancy K
Advanced
New York USA
Member since 12/28/04
Posts: 8255
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 4/17/12 9:34 PM

Actually you need more depth. Length would be the length of the crotch from cf waist through the legs to the back waist. the depth is measured vertically from waist to crotch. However if you lower the crotch you are also lengthening the crotch.

------
www.nancyksews.blogspot.com

SVN
star
SVN
Intermediate
Ontario CANADA
Member since 4/20/09
Posts: 418
Send Message

      



In reply to wenznz <<


Date: 4/18/12 8:03 PM

Nancy is probably right, however, I sometimes get this if the crotch seam is too shallow - i.e., if I need to sew the crotch curve a bit deeper. If Nancy's fix doesn't work, give this a try.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fitting Woes >> Pants Fitting Help please!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Register

Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Register

PatternCompany.de 01-611

photo
by: SewRuth

Review
New Look 6134

photo
by: MayenDesig...

Review
Paradiso Designs Lolita Simple Skirt Formula Pattern

Paradiso Designs Lolita Simple Skirt Formula Pattern

Buy Now
Islander Sewing Systems - MyStyle Greetings

Islander Sewing Systems - MyStyle Greetings

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.