Sidewinder pants - PDF sewing pattern for women
Sidewinder Pant
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Sidewinder Pant

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A simply constructed pant with a side seam that wraps the leg in diagonal line to flatter and streamline. The angled seam encompasses the easy-sew front internal pocket. The Sidewinder pants are pull on, with minimal back gather and easily constructed without buttons, zips or fastenings.

With a lightly tapered leg, these pants are designed to be worn just above the ankle with either a standard, fold up or deep gathered hem. The Sidewinders look just as flattering in the full length trouser option.

A perfect pattern for your first trousers - ideal for confident beginners.

STYLE OPTIONS: 

  • Fold under hem in 7/8 or full length.
  • Gathered hem in 7/8 or full length.

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FABRIC

Please refer to the FABRIC REQUIREMENT CHART as one of the last images on this product listing. You can magnify this image if viewing it on a mobile phone whilst in a fabric store.

Designed for mid weight WOVEN fabrics, the Sidewinder Pants work well in polyester, viscose, tencel, linen and cotton blends. The pattern also has good results  in a light weight wool blend suiting for colder temperatures.  Keep in mind that a mid weight fabric that drapes well is preferred. If the fabric is too heavy or stiff the back waist gather will not flatter. 

Patterned fabric - The side seam is a key design feature and important to keep in mind when choosing your fabric. Jacquards, small prints and plain (block colour) are the easiest to sew. Plaids also look good (refer sample images) but are best matched at the side seam (intermediate sewers will find this easy enough and there is a tutorial to help here).

Sample images- our grey plaid sample is our stand out favourite and is constructed in a polyester/viscose weave with 2% spandex. The spandex is not essential but the fabric drapes beautifully, moves well and is easy to sew. The Sidewinder pants are designed for non-stretch woven fabrics so we do recommend you consider sewing down a size if you are using fabric with stretch.

DIFFICULTY

Confident Beginner (2/5).
The Sidewinder pants can be sewn with or without an overlocker (serger) to neaten the seams.

SIZE & FITTING

Please note that if you are in doubt, please choose the size depending on your HIP measurement. Choose your hip measure closest to the size chart in the first instance (and then refer to the finished measure chart for the amount of ease if you are "in between" sizes).

These pants have a gathered rear waistband (flat front) so the waist is easily adjustable. The hip measure should decide the size.

Each purchase comes with 4 sizes (please refer to the last image for size chart and international size comparisons). Hover over the image to magnify.


Small - (NZ/AU/UK 6-8-10-12  | US 2-4-6-8)                     
Medium - (NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16  | US 6-8-10-12)       
Large - (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20  | US 10-12-14-16)        
X-Large - (NZ/AU/UK 18-20-22-24  | US 14-16-18-20)     

Please refer here for help choosing the size

WHAT DO I GET WITH MY PURCHASE?

Please note you are purchasing a digital pattern that will be sent directly to your email inbox after payment. You can print this pattern at home on A4 or US letter-sized paper or take it to a print shop for large scale printing (AO size). *You will not receive a hard copy printed pattern.*

Instant download available immediately after checkout includes:

1. Instructions

2. PAH Pattern file (PAH=Print at home)
For printing in A4 or US Letter on a home printer. Printing at home is the most cost-effective, and sticking your pattern tiles together to make your full size pattern is easy. Further information for printing at home can be found in our Resources section here. 

3. AO Pattern file
AO is a large scale file designed to be printed at a Print Copy Shop. You cannot print this on your home printer as it is too big. If you choose to use this large file you will pay extra to have it printed but you do not have to stick anything together.

You can use the ADOBE LAYERS FEATURE to open the PAH pattern file and print only the size you need (and eliminate the "noise" of the unwanted sizes). You can also use the URL and bookmark links within the file to quickly access information and support. Download Adobe Reader for free (for Windows and Mac) here.

 

PRINTING

Each Sidewinder pant PDF sewing pattern comes with 4 sizes (please refer last image for size chart and international size comparisons - hover over the image to magnify).

Small - (NZ/AU/UK 6-8-10-12  | US 2-4-6-8)                     AO 2pg | PAH 23pg*
Medium - (NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16  | US 6-8-10-12)        AO 2pg | PAH 25pg
Large - (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20  | US 10-12-14-16)         AO 2pg | PAH 25pg
X-Large - (NZ/AU/UK 18-20-22-24  | US 14-16-18-20)     AO 2pg | PAH 25pg

*PAH = Print At Home. For help printing at home click here.
AO= Large scale requiring a special printer. For help printing at a Copy Shop click here.

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MW
10/18/2021
Marilyn W.
New Zealand New Zealand
First sidewinders

Great. Pattern went together well and is a quick make.

The Sewing Revival Sidewinder Pant Review
RH
10/12/2021
rachael h.
New Zealand New Zealand
Sidewinder Pant

Love these pants, made in linen with no give. Fit perfect with the hip measurement for waist advice. Easy to add length in the leg. Going to make another pair and add some lower sitting back pockets.

TH
10/01/2021
Tammy H.
United States United States
My new favorite pants pattern!

The only adjustment I made was for a full bottom. I added 1” to the back crotch depth and I “ to the center back height, tapering to nothing at the sides. These pants were so easy to put together. No zipper or buttons. I was concerned about the elastic waistband and whether it would be flattering. I typically don’t sew elastic waist pants because of this. I was pleasantly surprised. They are very flattering. The front is flat and the legs are slim, tapered and yet so comfortable. I plan on making several more.

CD
09/14/2021
Catherine D.
Portugal Portugal
Like the modern and original shape of the sidewinder pant

I bought the pattern because I really like the modern and original shape of the Sidewinder Pant. For the moment, I just printed and assembled the pdf, which was really an easy-to-do task. Next step will be to sew it, hoping it will fit me good…

CB
09/07/2021
Cristina B.
Australia Australia
Sidewinder Pant

I have not been able to make the pants yet, but the Instructions are very detailed with photos and extra links for tips. I also like that you can print only your chosen size the other sizes you can "freeze" or make invisible. I am looking forward to sewing these pants.

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