|I HATE fitting pants, or anything for that matter, because it always seems to take way too long and be an almost impossible feat, sewing all be myself. Not to mention that it takes time from REAL sewing and the results aren't always any better. Anyway, I tried the pants fitting tip from Gigi Louise and was really helped by it. She gave a logical and workable sequence. In the past, my problem has been that the pins fall out at inopportune moments and this lack of security keeps me from trying things like climbing stairs or sitting and rising repeatedly to see if the fit is good all over. Not to mention that getting stabbed by numerous straight pins entering or exiting a garment is not my idea of fun. Now I have the perfect solution. Safety Pins! If you pin the inseam and outseam and darts with safety pins intstead of straight pins you can do almost anything you want, twisting, bending ect. as you fit your garment and it will all stay together. They are easily moved, and you don't have to wory that they will fall out or mysteriously disappear before yout garment reaches the cutting table for further marking. This has been a life saver for me and even made me willing to try out some more pants patterns. By the way, you can still use straight pins for finetuning fit and then swap them with safety pins before you remove the garment, or leave them in and only have to deal with a few straight pins, and not an entire garment full. Happy Sewing!