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Date: 8/3/12 3:11 PM

Looks really unflattering. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks in advance.

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Date: 8/3/12 3:25 PM

I think you might have to scoop out the back crotch curve a bit. I have to make the same adjustment, so don't despair, it's an easy fix, and they look great.

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Date: 8/3/12 3:42 PM

I have also been going through fitting the Thurlow trousers and had the same issue with them pulling in the inner thigh area. This alteration worked for me:



Also see this thread.

You may need to scoop the crotch as well, but do the thigh alteration first.




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Date: 8/4/12 7:00 PM

Have you seen Shawnta's post on scooping?

Here's her back view, before and after:



that might work for you too, non?

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Date: 8/4/12 10:11 PM

They look great!!! If you have a some room at the sides scoop away. I think that is how I got away with that. If they are as snug as you want them to be at the sides then I would open up the inseam and do smaller seam allowances.

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Date: 8/4/12 10:38 PM

I'm no help with fitting but I just wanted to say how cute those are on you.

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Date: 8/5/12 0:21 AM

Ooh, thanks for the link - I'll definitely take a look. Also, just bought Pants for Real People, so I'll have lots of reference material.
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Date: 8/6/12 9:56 AM

I agree with scooping as the solution. That should eliminate the small wedgie.

I mostly wanted to compliment you on your sewing skills. The shorts look professionally made.

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Date: 8/6/12 5:11 PM

They are not as bad as you think; a little scooping and you'll have the room you need. If this were a muslin I'd be more inclined to pin out the cb into the crotch curve and add that amount to the hip to provide more body space and keep the circumference the same.

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Date: 8/6/12 5:31 PM

Quote: Nancy K
pin out the cb into the crotch curve and add that amount to the hip to provide more body space and keep the circumference the same.

My brain has reached that conclusion also : you need to balance what you took out CB by letting out the side seams equally.

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Alterations: Petite, Narrow Shoulders, Slim Arms, Narrow waist, Increase Back Crotch Depth. Considering: Forward Neck/Rounded Upper Back, Slight Swayback;
Style: Feminine, Colorful, Fitted, Clean lines;
Favorite Garment type: Dress;
Favorite Colors: Purple, Navy, Brown, Shocking Pink, Coral, Aqua;
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