Nellie is a high rise utitlity jogger-style pants or shorts pattern featuring a fly front closure, patch pockets, and athleisure-inspired "racing stripe" along the side leg. With flat front and back elastic facing waistbands, these pants offer a sophisticated spin on a classic, comfy style. You can dress them up with heels and a nice blouse or dress them down with a t-shirt and sneakers.
VERSION A is an ankle length pant with elasticized leg opening
VERSION B is a shorts style with a 5 inch (~13 cm) inseam.
TECHNIQUES COVERED IN THIS PATTERN:
Zippered fly construction
Installing waistband facings
Inserting elastic into casings
Attaching patch pockets
Intermediate to Advanced
Medium weight woven fabrics. For a more structured pant, use fabrics like linen or chambray. For a more fluid drape, use fabrics like tencel twill, viscose blends or rayon.
(1) #3 nylon or lightweight metal zipper (see sizing and yardage on page 2 for suggested zip lengths per size)
(2) sew-on hook and bar pants closure sets
2" (5 cm) wide elastic (see sizing and yardage on page 2 for suggested elastic lengths per size)
U.S. sizes 0-30, see image for detailed size chart
English with metric and imperial measurements provided.
PDF FILES INCLUDED IN DOWNLOAD:
Instruction Booklet (26 pages)
Print-at-home pattern (US Letter and A4) (50 pages with print guide and size layers so you only have to print what you need)
Copyshop pattern files - A0 Size, 2 sheets for Version A Joggers, 1 sheet for Version B Shorts (with size layers so you only have to print what you need)
Pattern piece 11 was labeled “PANTS” and should be labeled “SHORTS”. Pattern pieces 11 + 12 were labeled as “VERSION A” and should be labeled “VERSION B”. (These labels have been corrected as of September 18, 2020)
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