I measured a pair of jeans, but I pulled the denim taught while measuring. This gave Luxire the maximum measurement when I should have just measured them sitting flat.
I also used an existing pair of OTR jeans. They were not my ideal fit, and therefore the measurements ended up bigger than I needed.
You are probably not going to get the first pair perfect, and if you go into it with this in mind it will make any disappointment with fit easier to swallow. Try and purchase your first pair with the least expensive cloth you stand and know that your second pair will be much better.
Note this only pertains to jeans which fit different than more formal trousers. For my first pair of trousers I will be sending in one of my custom made pairs to have copied.
If I had custom jeans already made, I would have mailed them in to be copied.
Hadn't seen the thread search. Was only using the general SF search instead, so thanks :).
@DavidLane and @Monkeyface, thanks for your input! It definitely seems like getting proper measurements is no easy task, especially for the first pair. Its good to hear that your at least satisfied with the fabric and construction.