The Midsummer pattern is so near and dear to my heart. Not only is it beyond comfortable in all lengths, perfect for hot weather, great for lounging or a unique style for dressing up, it was the very first pattern I wanted to make. It took me three years to finally make it happen and I could not be more excited to get to share this pattern with the world. I love it as pants with sandals, a cute top and fun accessories. I love it as shorts with chucks and a t-shirt. This pattern is so versatile in style and season!
Techniques Involved: Basting, finishing raw edges, adding lace to a hem, inserting elastic, hemming, adding a waistband
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.
The Midsummer pattern calls for knit fabric with at least 40% horizontal stretch and 30% vertical stretch. Ideal fabrics include, but are not limited to: Ribbed knit, Rayon Spandex French Terry, Cotton Lycra, Double Brushed Poly, and Cotton or Tri-blend Jersey.
- 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