The Arenite Pants are the luxuriously deep-pocketed, slouchy pants of your dreams. Incredibly versatile and amazingly cozy, you can wear these high-waisted pants for date night, in the office, or as pajamas. The pattern includes three leg finishing options – a knit cuff, an elasticated woven cuff, or a dressier hem. Learn to sew French seams, flat-felled seams and a comfortable, non-twist elastic waistband for a made-to-last, beautifully crafted wardrobe staple. This pattern is suitable for advanced beginners. It is the perfect project for those new to sewing pants, as the fit is very forgiving.
View A is designed for woven fabrics with fantastic drape. For the main pant, look for rayon challis, tencel twill, or silk noil. For the knit cuff option, you will also need 1/2 yard (0.5 m) of knit fabric with lycra or spandex content to ensure good recovery.
For View B, choose knit fabrics, such as French terry, interlock, lighter sweatshirting or mid-weight jersey.
After you order your pdf pattern find fabric and notions in one neat bundle from EWE Fine Fiber Goods.
You may need extra fabric to account for fabric shrinkage and any directional prints or nap.
View A (Woven Fabrics)
For the knit cuff option, you will need 1/2 yard (0.5 m) of knit fabric with Lycra or spandex content to insure good recovery.
- Sizes 0-16: 3 yards/2.75 m
- Sizes 18-24: 3.6 yards/3.3 m
- Sizes 0-14: 2.5 yards/2.3 m
- Sizes 16-24: 3 yards/2.75 m
View B (Knit Fabrics)
58” wide fabric
- Sizes 0-24: 2.5 yards/2.3 m
- Sizes 24-34: 3 yards/2.75 m
- 2”-wide Soft Waistband Elastic
- Wonder Tape (optional)