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Pietra Pants and Shorts Pattern

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The Pietra Pants & Shorts are the best of both worlds; a flat front, high-waisted silhouette with the comfort of an elastic waist in the back. Featuring lengthening panels in the front with slanted hip pockets and a hidden waist stay, you’ll never want to take them off.

Choose between four leg styles: a wide leg in floor-skimming or cropped length (View A), a slim and tapered leg (View B), or gently flared shorts (View C).

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

This pattern contains sizes 0-20

SUGGESTED FABRIC

This pattern can be made with a variety of fabrics depending on the desired effect. For a more defined shape, use structured wovens such as linen, chambray, or lightweight denim or twill (heavyweight wovens may create too much volume at the elastic waist). For a swishy, glamorous look, use rayon challis, tencel, or silk.

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (45"/1.14M FABRIC)

View A - Full length pants
Sizes 0-20: 0-14 = 3.25yd / 3m, 16-20 = 3.5yd / 3.2m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 3.5yd / 3.2m, 24-30 = 4yd / 3.7m

View A - Cropped pants
Sizes 0-20: 0-14 = 3yd / 2.75m, 16-20 = 3.25yd / 3m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 3.25yd / 3m, 24-30 = 3.75yd / 3.5m

View B
Sizes 0-20: 0-8 = 2.5yd / 2.25m, 10-14 = 2.5yd / 2.25m, 16-20 = 3yd/2.75m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 3.25yd / 3m, 24-30 = 3.5yd / 3.2m

View C
Sizes 0-20: 0-8 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 10-20 = 1.75yd / 1.6m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 24-30 = 1.75yd / 1.6m

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (58"/1.5M FABRIC)

View A - Full length pants
Sizes 0-20: 0-14 = 2.5yd / 2.25m, 16-20 = 2.75 yd / 2.5m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 3yd / 2.75m, 24-30 = 3.25yd / 3m

View A - Cropped pants
Sizes 0-20: 0-14 = 2.25yd / 2m, 16-20 = 2.5 yd / 2.25m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 2.75yd  2.6m, 24-30 = 3yd / 2.75m

View B
Sizes 0-20: 0-8 = 2yd / 1.85m, 10-20 = 2.25yd / 2m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 2.5yd / 2.25m, 24-30 = 2.75yd / 2.6m

View C
Sizes 0-20: All sizes = 1.25yd / 1.15m
Sizes 14-30: 14-22 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 24-30 = 1.75yd / 1.6m

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES
  • 2” (50mm) wide elastic (1 yd / .9m)
  • Lightweight non-stretch fusible interfacing (.25 yd / .25m)
  • Polyester thread
  • Marking tool

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