Alexandra — Linen Morocco Pants Sewing Pattern (Free PDF)
Comfortable and feminine - these Moroccan style striped pants are a dream to wear out or at home as pajamas. Loose fitting, breathable, slightly cropped style with an elastic back section on the waistband. Visit The Thread for original article.
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Customer Questions and Answers
What is the recommended ease on these pants, please? For instance, if I have a 38" hip circumference, would the size 4/6 have enough ease at 42"? Thank you!
This pattern is designed so that you select your size based on your desired finished garment size. So you can select your desired ease :)
Where can i find the instructions?
Hello, you can find the instructions on our blog. Simply go to blog.fabrics-store.com and use the search box to search "Alexandra"
What is the finished length? Thank you.
Hello, The length varies depending on the size selected. You can measure the length and adjust as needed by downloading the free pattern and assembling it.
Will you compare and contrast the Alexandra and Magda pants patterns for me please? I can't decide which to get.
The Alexandra have a straight cut with minimal tapering at the ankle and no side pockets. Magda has a slightly dropped crotch, tapered legs and a more exaggerated tapered leg shape due to the extra room at the waist. Magda comes with in-seam pockets. Both patterns are free downloads, so feel free to download and compare :)
I can't figure out this pattern
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I've tried to download this pattern but there doesn't seem to be pattern instructions, there has been with other patterns. On the pdf everything is ticked so they should be there? Thanks Karen
Hello, Our pattern instructions are located on our blog, The Thread. Simply go to blog.fabrics-store.com and search for your pattern name in the search bar.
how many metres of 150cm fabric is needed please
There is a yardage chart included in the free download for this pattern, we estimate yardage based on our 55" wide linen which is close to 150cm
I made these in IL0 19 Black. I loved how easy these were to make, and they looked great on while I was standing. When I sat down though......!!! I plan to make these again but alter them to fit since I need more "bottom" coverage when sitting. I've found a great tutorial to do this.
I used the il037 natural on this pattern, to make a roomy versatile pant, for gardening, sheep trending, child chasing, and an alternative to leggings under skirts and tunics. I made the 8/10 size with French seams which ended up a bit bulkier than I would like. I'll learn proper felling on my next pant project! Very pleased for my first pants.
i made the 4/6 size and although it has a great shape it was too big. do you have a smaller size? is there a 0/2?
Thanks for your review. We have a tutorial for grading patterns on our blog which should help you make your pattern your ideal size. Rather than grading up, use the tutorial as a guide for grading your pattern down a size. blog.fabrics-store.com/2015/06/01/how-to-grade-a-pattern-tutorial/ You may also like our Magda pattern which comes in a 0/2 size. fabrics-store.com/sewing-patterns/magda-crisp-linen-pants-pattern
I have made so many different patterns for elastic pants over the years and this one is now my go to...as another reviewer stated...better than any of the elastic waisted pant patterns out there for sale. Thank you FS!
Easiest and best project I've ever made! I love these! They are comfortable and flattering. I made them 10cm shorter and did the bottom hem 2 cm because I prefer the look. I also did it all with French seams and it turned out beautifully! They're a little bit too small on the back, I will be making these again, and just adding some length there. And the PDF pattern says size 4/6 required 2.75 yards. That was not the case for me... I needed maybe about 2? But probably even less I think. But I will be making a second pair because I love them so much anyway!
Two patterns shown here, Chelsea top in size 4/6 which fit great and was easy to make. Moroccan pants in size 0/2 which were a bit large on me so had to alter legs a bit. Made in 'heavy' linen. Loved the patterns, clear instructions. Waiting on my medium weight linen to make another pair of pants and maybe a different top, maybe the same one. Thanks!
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