Thanks, being 6'2" 230 lb woman I am sick of having clothes not fit properly and also sick of the way plus sizes are graded. Thanks for the help. I have hopes that this software will allow me to make fun clothes!
Posted 2017-04-19 9:11 PM (#92006 - in reply to #91988) Subject: Re: Front and back abdomen and hips are not symetrical
Location: Paso Robles, California
Hi Amy - What I do is take the largest front measurement and add that to the largest back measurement, and use the total for the hip. This allows the fabric to fall straight in front, rather than cupping under the tummy. This should give you a good starting point.
Posted 2017-04-19 10:58 PM (#92007 - in reply to #91988) Subject: RE: Front and back abdomen and hips are not symetrical
Location: Eugene OR
About 3 yrs ago there was a post on Frabjous Couture that addressed this very issue. I actually made the tagboard measuring band and it improved a straight skirt I was fiddling with in PMB and made it easier to find the full hip measurement to plug into Lekala online as well. Not sure it would apply to pants unless it was a style like a split skirt or culotte, but it makes sense. Hip Circumference and Fit