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7. Even out the crotch curve and side seam. Re draw the legs of the dart from the top to where the seam lines now meet. Extend the grainline of the lower piece to the top edge - the original grain line on the upper piece no longer applies. [ If your pattern had no dart then add the 1/4" you have removed from the top edge to the side seam, tapering to nothing about 4" down.] This adjustment removes the equivalent of a fish eye dart from below the buttocks, shortens and narrows the dart and…

PATTERNMAKER TIP: **Width of Rise must be between 6-7" at 2" above the bottom of the rise for a good fit** Pattern Making: Pant Rise by Madalynne


A Fix for a Baggy Seat

How to eliminate sags in pants. Info in the comments for doing this and increasing crotch depth in RTW (look for comments from JDTailor).