Introduction to Pants Fitting | Video
Fitting expert Sarah Veblen introduces her method of fitting pants, based on muslin test garment that’s adjusted to fit the body.
Fitting expert Sarah Veblen introduces her method of fitting pants, based on muslin test garment that’s adjusted to fit the body. Her approach works for any body type and starts with a slacks-style pattern. Once you’ve fitted this pattern, you can use it as a master pattern: Start with this and make style changes for many pants silhouettes.
Sarah explains how to choose a pattern, which fabric is best for the test garment, and how to mark the muslin with guidelines. These guidelines are essential for evaluating the muslin’s fit and for making effective fit adjustments.
Working with a model, she shows how to position the muslin on the body in order to fit the pants.
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