£9.00 – £14.95
Buy the Portobello Trousers sewing pattern from Nina Lee. Simple, elegant and oh-so-flattering, the high-waisted Portobello Trousers are a cinch to make and work in a variety of fabrics for year-round comfort. Make them in a lightweight wool and you’re work-ready in the winter; linens and rayons will keep you cool and effortlessly chic in the summer. The wide-legged silhouette is bang on trend and can be made to evoke the glamour of the ‘40s starlet or the relaxed vibe of a ‘70s bohemian. The trousers are constructed with front pleats and back darts, and a centre-back concealed zip (avoiding any tricky fly construction!), along with the all-important in-seam pockets.
What we think: We love a trouser pattern with a simple zip construction, and the loose fitting leg means you’ll have these whipped up in no time!
Suggested fabrics: Light- to medium-weight wovens, ideally with some drape, such as crepe, linen, chambray, rayon, lightweight wool, cotton lawn, velvet.
Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.6 – 2.4 m (1.75 – 2.75 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.4 – 2.8 m (2.5 – 3 yd).
Sizing: UK 6 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: 9″ concealed zip; 1/2″ button; fusible interfacing for the waistband.
This sewing pattern is available in PAPER and PDF formats. The PDF pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions, print-at-home pattern suitable for A4 and US letter size paper; A0 copy shop file.
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