ARENITE PANTS • Pattern
By SEW LIBERATED, Arenite Pants is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: The Arenite Pants are the luxuriously deep-pocketed, slouchy pants of your dreams. The pattern includes three leg finishing options – a knit cuff, an elasticated woven cuff, or a dressier hem. It also includes a view for knit fabrics, with two cuff options, for perfect, effortless loungewear. Whether made in knit or woven, the Arenite Pants blend cozy and chic, for a piece that can slip into any wardrobe, perfect for styling with tees, sweaters, and jackets, for relaxing at home, running errands, or dressed up for evenings out. They’re our new favourite pants, and we hope they’ll be yours too!
Fabric Suggestions: The Arenite Pants View A is designed for woven fabrics, with the exception of the knit cuff option. For the main pant, look for rayon challis, Tencel twill, cotton sateen or silk noil. The essential characteristic of the woven fabric is a fantastic drape. View B is designed for knit fabrics. Look for stable knits with a bit of drape such as interlock, sweatshirt fleece, or french terry.
Fabric Requirements: View A (Woven Fabrics) 45” (1.2 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-16: 3 yards (2.75 m) & Sizes 18-24: 3.6 yards (3.3 m), 54” (1.4 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-14: 2.5 yards (2.3 m) & Sizes 16-24: 3 yards (2.75 m)
For the knit cuff option, you will need 1/2 yard (0.5 m) of knit fabric with Lycra or spandex content to ensure good recovery, the Merchant & Mills finished ribbing would be a perfect option for this or plain ribbing.
View B (Knit Fabrics) 58” (1.4 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-24: 2.5 yards (2.3 m)
Trims required: Matching thread, for the waist and elasticized woven cuffs 2” soft waistband elastic.
Skill Level: 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 or knits, as the fit is very forgiving.
Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
Each pattern features an instruction booklet and pattern pieces printed on nice, thick paper, enclosed in a lightweight, full-colour cardboard box.
Photo credits: Sew Liberated.