A Tip for Fitting the Back Crotch Curve | Video
Fitting expert Sarah Veblen focuses on resolving one of the most common fitting problems in pants—the back crotch curve.
Many women find it difficult to fit pants for a flattering, comfortable look. In this video series, fit expert Sarah Veblen shares her method for fitting a slacks-style test garment, which can then be used as a master pattern for nearly any pants style you prefer.
Sarah explains the benefits of her method, shows how to select an appropriate pattern shape and style to fit, and how to choose the right starting size. She then demonstrates the fitting process on two models with different body types, so you’ll see her address some of the most common fitting issues. Finally, Sarah offers a special tip for fitting the back crotch curve, one of the trickiest areas on pants to resolve.
You’ll learn how to evaluate fit based on grainlines and horizontal balance lines, how to pin or release fabric for a customized fit, and how to transfer these changes from…
Fitting expert Sarah Veblen focuses on resolving one of the most common fitting problems in pants—the back crotch curve. Frequently, this seam is too short and insufficiently curved to fit the body.
When fitting a muslin on the body, the back crotch curve is difficult to reach. Sarah shows an ingenious method for working on this area of the pants, so you can reshape the seam to provide enough space for the derriere and to eliminate excess fabric that often bunches under the seat.
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