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A New Way to Fit Trousers

Photo: Jack Deutsch

The typical approach to fitting pants is to start by adjusting the flat pattern based on the body's measurements, then sew the garment. Joyce Murphy's way is an adaptation of techniques she practiced daily as an alterations tailor. Once the pants are on the body, you can clearly see how to make them fit properly. Discover some new techniques that work with Joyce and Judy Barlup in this article from Threads #168.

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