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The Tailors' Thread: Fit Feedback and Alteration Suggestions

Gatsbyu

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Could you let me know if it is possible to let out the waist on trousers finished at the back as the picture below shows. I only need about half to three-quarters of an inch and there seems enough spare material, just not sure about the finishing.



Many thanks.
Can't see with just this pic. But, if the waistband is much thicker close to the bar-take, there should have some inlays
 

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Yes, I think there is enough material. I was just concerned about the bar tack thing. Does that just get cut open, and then replaced after letting the trousers out?

Here's a photo to show the available material anyhow.
 

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Yes,bar tack is easy, just a #30/50 thread can do. The only question is whether u have enough pocketing (bias cut materials covering the inside of waistband) and waistband canvas to let out.
 

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Great, thanks very much for your replies. I'll open them up tonight and have a look.
 

a tailor

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you have covered up the area that needs to be shown.
Unzip the fly, its in the way.
Show the wool cloth that is folded inside near the top of the center back seam
 

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Measure across edge to edge the wool fabric .
then subtract 1/2 " the result will tell you the max you can let out.
 

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I purchased a pair of wool charcoal pants last week at a consignment shop. They're 100% wool and were $6.99 (score!) but of course, the cut was very full. I took them to my tailor and got them back today. They're a little tight in the upper thigh (as you can see from the fabric pulling) but overall I was happy with the result. Just wanted to see if anyone else had feedback regarding the fit.

*I don't have very good lighting in my apartment so my apologies for the poor images, i.e. over exposure. They're is only one angle because due to the colour of the pants and the lighting you can't really make out the fit very well from a side profile. Also, I don't know why I didn't wear shoes in the first pic.*

Any comments would be greatly appreciated!



Before and after.
 
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savvas

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I bought these wool/cashmere trousers and need to get them re hemmed. I've pinned them where I think they should be but would appreciate your thoughts on their length. Also would it be worth getting the lower leg tapered at the same time? These would just be worn casually on a night out.


 

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I'm trying to fix a couple issues with a new jacket:

1) Excess fabric behind shoulder blades



2) excess fabric under armpits


I was told this may be due to the chest being too wide, in addition to the armhole being too high. I was told to decrease chest width, and slightly increase armhole length to help correct. Any advice? Thanks
 

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The waist on these feels good, but the pockets flare a bit. The thighs are snug but not tight or restricting. Should I size up and take in the waist?




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Any feedback on this Suitsupply Napoli 44R. I'm 6'2'' 225lbs btw
Thanks




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varsityreds0123

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Hi everyone,

Kindly seeking advice on a dark brown suit I recently purchased from my tailor. I am 5'8'' with a muscular build. I would mostly like opinions on the length of the jacket - is it too long? I know that the sleeve pitch needs to be adjusted, and there are a few ripples across the back which I attribute to my broad build and the fact that my lats were "squished" back a bit for the picture. Any input is kindly appreciated!




 
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teknique22

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I'm trying to fix a couple issues with a new jacket:

1) Excess fabric behind shoulder blades



2) excess fabric under armpits


I was told this may be due to the chest being too wide, in addition to the armhole being too high. I was told to decrease chest width, and slightly increase armhole length to help correct. Any advice? Thanks
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Any feedback on this Suitsupply Napoli 44R. I'm 6'2'' 225lbs btw
Thanks




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Its impressive thats a damn good OTR pattern.
 

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