The Sassy Pants are the best of PDF sewing pattern life: Style and comfort combined to create functional pieces for your everyday life AND special occasions. With this one pattern you can create relaxed fix cargo pants with a comfy waistband and wide leg. Add all the pockets or add none; it’s fully up to you! The same pattern can help you create a stylish pair of cargo joggers for family photos or bought and tumble cargo pants for a day playing at the park. (Make them and in sweatshirt fleece and helloooooooo secret PJs!) We can hardly wait to see how you use the pattern to add a bit of sass to your world.
The options for the Sassy Pants include:
-Hemmed bottom or Elastic Cuff
-Optional Faux Fly
-Optional Patch Pocket
-Optional Side Cargo Pocket
-Optional Back Cargo Pocket
Difficulty: Beginner to Confident Beginner
Techniques Involved: Hemming, Creating an Elastic Waistband, Creating an Elastic Cuff, Sewing on a curve, Sewing with Wovens, Creating Patch Pockets, Creating Cargo Pockets, Topstitching
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.
You will need light to heavy weight woven fabric with zero stretch. Ideal fabrics for this pattern include bottom weight wovens such as corduroy, denim, and linen. Fabrics like suede, satin, and suiting would also work well.
Notions: You will need 2” elastic for the waistband and ankle elastic. You will need 2-4 yards total elastic depending on the size you are making.
- 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, Serger recommended.
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Fabric marking tool
- Safety pin or bodkin
- Seam Ripper