Sweatpants might be the very perfect, most comfy clothing item ever. Are they always the most flattering? Nope! Do you ever want to take them off? Also NOPE! The Spirit Sweats give you three length options, two hem options on the Capri and Pants length, two pocket options, and two waistband heigh options. You can find comfort all year round with these intensely comfy bottoms!
Techniques Involved: Hemming, Hemming with Elastic, Creating an Elastic Waistband, Adding In-seam Pockets
All files are PDF files that can be printed at home on Letter or A4 sized paper. Each pattern includes one file for the pattern and print-at-home pieces, and another file containing the copy shop A0 (33.1″ wide) pattern pieces. We’ve placed the pattern pieces on individual layers so you can print only the size(s) you need, saving you on paper and ink.
For this pattern you will want Heavier weight (bottom weight) knit fabric with 30% horizontal and vertical stretch such as Sweatshirt Fleece and Cotton French Terry. The shorts can be made with lighter weight and Draper fabrics such as waffle knit, ribbed knit, etc.
- Pins or Clips
- Tape Measure
- Tape or Glue (for piecing pages together)
- Paper & Fabric Scissors
- Rotary Cutter, Mat, and Acrylic Ruler (optional but encouraged)
- Matching All-Purpose Thread
- Universal Needle
- Sewing Machine with zig-zag stitch
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Fabric marking tool
- Safety pin or bodkin
- Seam Ripper