Rouleur Leggings

Fehr Trade


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Buy the Rouleur Leggings sewing pattern from Fehr Trade. These leggings are a great all-rounder for active women! View A features a wide waistband, two generously-sized side pockets, and a curvy cut that matches your muscles. View B replaces the waistband with a halter-style cycling bib, a banded shorts hem, and stretchy cargo pockets. No inseams means there’s less opportunity for chafing no matter what your sport. The leg lengths, waist styles, and pocket types are interchangeable, giving you eight possible combinations to best suit your activity and environment!

Cycling fans may be accustomed to the more common style of Y-back bib shorts, but in practice these can be fiddly to get on and off. The advantage of a halter-style bib short becomes apparent when nature calls and the straps can simply be slipped over the head and down without having to remove your jersey or jacket! No more cold comfort breaks in questionable roadside rests or portaloos. With your Rouleurs it’s easy to stop, go, and get back in the saddle.

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: Lycra with at least 50% stretch in both directions and excellent recovery.

Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: View A: 1.3 – 1.4 m (1 1/2 – 1 5/8 yd) // View B: 0.7 – 1.0 m (7/8 – 1 yd).

Sizing: XXS – XL (approx. UK 6 – 18). Please check the size chart. This pattern is drafted with negative ease for a close fit similar to RTW compression styles. The shorts hem ends 12 cm (4 3/4″) above the knee.

Notions: View A: Less than 1 m (1 yd) of 4 cm (1 1/2″) woven “braided” waistband elastic; twin needle or coverstitch for elastic edges and hem // View B: 0.3 m (3/8 yd) of mesh with at least 50% stretch in both directions; less than 2 m (2 yd) of foldover elastic or stretch binding; a purchased or re-purposed chamois pad (optional).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (35 pages for all views; 26 pages for View A or View B); A0 copy shop files. Both the print-at-home and copy shop versions are layered PDFs, so you can choose your size(s) before printing.

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Additional information


Lycra / Spandex / Waterproof

Make time

All day

Sewing level



UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

35 Pages

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