Thanks for the positive comments on the pants fit. Yesterday very late at night I tried the fish-eye dart, but it dit not solve the problem. Most probably I need to do a diagonal wedge, but my DH is not the best judge in these matters (I showed him the pants and he said not to fuss any more, they were much better already, and certainly better than anything rtw). Sweet, but I want them to really fit. Tomorrow I'll be seeing my mother, and will ask her to pin the extra width away and try to solve this fitting issue. Keep you posted, as from the comments I've seen that more people are strugling with this.
In the meantime I've something to show you that does fit: my new bra. I've started taking a few lessons again, so every two weeks on Thursday evening I'm trying to extend my knowledge of lingerie making. This is one of the results. This item has perfect fit, and I wanted to make it symmetrical, with good result.
Special about this one is the (non stretch) lace that goes under the under cup and makes a diagonal into the side panel.
One picture to illustrate how I made this with a little dart. The dart is edgestitched, because of the real small seam.
The long cut in the pattern is for the lycra part. The scribble says that I must remember to add 1 cm seam allowance on that side. The seam allowance on the