£12.00 – £19.00
Buy the Arden Pants sewing pattern from Helen’s Closet. The Arden Pants are everyday high-waisted trousers with loads of versatility. They have an elastic waist and front and back pockets. Views B and C feature a jogger-style cuff in two different widths. The elastic waistband can be topstitched with a drawstring for a more casual look. You’ll love wearing Arden all day, every day. We bet you can’t make just one pair!
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:
– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?
– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?
Suggested fabrics: Light to medium-weight woven fabrics with no stretch. Linen, cotton (twill, lawn, poplin, seersucker, shirting), hemp, rayon/viscose challis or poplin, and Tencel twill work well. Structured fabric will have more dramatic volume and drapier fabrics will have more fluid movement.
Fabric requirements: 57″ (145 cm) wide fabric: 2 – 3.3 yd (1.8 – 3 m) // 45″ (115 cm) wide fabric: 2.5 – 3.5 yd (2.3 – 3.2 m) // Allow extra fabric for napped or directional prints.
Sizing: US 0 – 30 (approx. UK 6 – 30). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements. Choose your size based on your hip measurement.
Notions: Thread // Views A and B: 1.5 m/yd of 1.5″ (3.8 cm) wide elastic // View B: 1 m/yd of 3″ (7.6 cm) wide elastic // View C: 2 m/yd of 1.5″ (3.8 cm) wide elastic // Optional for Views B and C: 2 m/yd drawstring; 3″ x 2″ (8 cm x 5 cm) piece of interfacing for drawstring buttonholes.
PDF pattern includes: This pattern is designed to print at home on A4 (8.3″ x 11.7″) or US letter (8.5″ x 11″) sized paper. A copy shop file is also provided (A0 – 33.1″ x 46.8″), as well as a comprehensive digital instruction booklet.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen
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PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)