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How to Sew Pants for a Shapely Derriere

If your figure isn't exactly standard, ready-to-wear clothes will never fit the way you'd like them to. For those of us who have been blessed (or cursed) with a prominent derrière and a relatively small waist, finding a pair of pants that fits can be a frustrating -- perhaps even futile -- endeavor. What fits at the seat is way off at the waist, and when the waistline feels comfortable, the pants are visibly too tight across the bottom. It's a lose-lose situation. Here, Adrena Johnson shows you how to adjust your pants pattern to fit a shapely derrière.

From Threads #143

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