Well, here they are. About a million miniscule adjustments later, including a final waistband letting-out after they were totally put together that had me almost convinced just losing 5 pounds would be easier, they fit. Almost perfectly. I'm taking them out for a test drive tomorrow!
"Whereas nonmakers must content themselves with the merely undeniable fact that two times to is four, he rejoices in a purely irresistible truth (to be found, in abbreviated costume, upon the title page of the present volume)." E. E. Cummings