Help! The Crazy (Jeans) Crotch!

I was making good progress on my first project for 2015. I installed my first zipper with a fly front and facing as well as side and back pockets rather smoothly. There are definite imperfections which I will point out later but I should have known the smooth sailing was too good to be true.

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I am scratching my head over this jeans fitting! I tried tracing the changes from the muslin as closely as possible but somehow the crotch area changed on me in this version. It seems I have read all the Google results on jeans alterations, but I think the biggest issue is I’m not even sure what the problem is. Is that excess fabric or is it cameltoe? Or is it both?

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Back view. It is definitely tight around the knees but what about the thighs? Is it too tight, too loose the ease necessary for sitting?

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Any ideas experienced pants sewists??

Edit: Determined not to pull a 2014 me and make blind stabs at fixing the crotch, I did another round of Googling the crotch issue. When I have the time and patience to unpick the topstitching on the inside legs, I think I’ll give it a go with the following tutorials:

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