Here is a basic pant pattern that you can use as a template for modification when developing your own stylized sewing patterns!
This basic pant sloper is fitted and has one dart in the front and back that makes to easy style and fit modifications. Add pockets, panels, pleats, whatever you want to make your ideal pair of pants or shorts. Add fullness to make them wide leg pants, or adjust the waistline to make then high-waisted there is no limit on what you can turn this sloper into as long as you have the skills and tools.
New to drafting and pattern modification? No problem, BurdaStyle has fabulous resources when working with flat patterns.
These Web Seminars are also very extensive and provide excellent instruction when working with flat pattern making:
-How to Modify Pattern Styles
-How to Transfer Style Lines from your Fashion Sketch to your Pattern
For tips on designing patterns you can also check out this informative Fashion Principles: How to Design an Aesthetically Pleasing Garment.
If you want to learn more about perfecting the fit of your sloper to your body measurements then be sure to check out our Pattern Grading Web Seminar where you will learn how to compare measurements on your body with those of the pattern and make the necessary alterations BEFORE sewing the first sample.
Muslin (for the fit sample)
width: 150 cm (59 ins)
length: 1.30 – 1.30 – 1.30 – 1.30 – 1.50 – 1.50 m
(1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 1/2 – 1 3/4 – 1 3/4 yds).
1 invisible zip, 22 cm (9 ins) long, and a special presser foot.
This pattern doesn't include seam allowance
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