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Pant Fitting Techniques taught by Sandra Betzina

In this comprehensive pattern alteration class, Sandra Betzina of Power Sewing teaches pro secrets to conquer common pant fitting issues.

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What materials did you use? cotton, but not a very thin sort, I bought this material to make pants, but as It was lying on a shelf for a long time I decided to use it for this project.

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What are you most proud of? except for them being to wide at the waist and legs, they are better than the last couple of pants I made.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Follow Sandra's advice. Thanks Sandra and I hope to get some further advice.

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I think they look pretty good (compared to the ones I tried to made the last couple of years), they are to wide in the waist I think, I know they are supposed to hang about an inch lower than my real waist so they might even be alright. They are way to wide on my legs though.

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Compared to what I tried to make in the past they look pretty good to me. They are very wide at the legs though. And I see diagonal wrinkling at my legs. I always thought I had a flatseat problem, but after what Sandra said about baggy seats, I thought that could also be the problem because I always had lots of wrinkling under the butt, I did the alteration for the baggy seat and so far it looks a lot better than previous attempts before this class. I'm even hopeful I might get it right this time.

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