The ultimate pair of basic leggings with elasticated waist. Pattern features two rises and extra length to allow easy adjustments and a scrunched look at the ankles. Version 1 sits at the natural waistline. Version 2 is low rise and ideal for maternity.
This listing is for a printed paper pattern in a paper envelope.
Sewing Level: Beginner
See final image in the product listing for fabric requirements.
- 1" (2.5cm) wide elastic
Stretch fabrics with at least 40% stretch - preferably containing spandex or lycra.
Please note that this pattern has negative ease, and as such it is very important to choose fabrics with the appropriate amount of stretch in order to get the right fit.
To test for stretch percentage, use the stretch percentage ruler or measure a swatch width ways (a), then stretch it to its maximum and measure again (b). Calculate: b divided by a, minus 1. This is your stretch percentage.