Anna Allen Clothing - Helene Selvedge Jeans UK 4-28 - PDF Pattern

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Please note: This is a Digital Sewing Pattern, not a Physical Paper Pattern. This PDF pattern is a digital download that must be printed at home or at a copy shop. You will receive an email with a link to download the pattern, which will give you several printing options.

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The Helene selvedge jeans are a traditional high waist non-stretch jeans pattern and is available in two separate size ranges: 00-22 (hip 34”-51”) and 14-32 (hip 43”-61”). This pattern is based on heritage denim jeans from the 1930’s-1960’s. It has traditional 5 pocket styling including two front scoop pockets, a coin pocket inside the right front pocket, and two pointed patch pockets on the back. It also features slight hip shaping while keeping the side selvedge seams unaltered from hip to hem. It has a V-shaped back yoke and a traditional straight waistband with belt loops. The instructions include how to install a concealed button fly and a zipper fly. The leg styles included in this pattern are as follows: View A - Straight, View B - Slim Straight, View C - Wide, and View D - Shorts. Inseam length options include: 28”, 30”, 32”, 34” and 3.5”, 5.5” shorts. This pattern is drafted for non-stretch denim.

Size: 00-22/ UK 4-28 

Level: Intermediate/Advanced 

Fabric recommendations: Cotton canvas, trouser weight, twill, denim, non stretch, denim, corduroy.

This Pattern includes:

- Sewing instructions with clear illustrations for each step

- Print-at-home pattern 

- Copy shop pattern including both A4 and A0 page siz

*See images for sizing, fabric requirements and notions* 


Patterns file Details:

Download the zip file to your computer. Extract the zip file and open the print-at-home PDF files in Adobe Reader for printing at home. Make sure you uncheck the “save ink/toner” setting, otherwise the lines may not print correctly. Print at 100%, no scaling.

This pattern includes Layers, which means you can “turn on” the sizes you wish to print and “turn off” the sizes you don’t need. If you have never used layers before, open the pdf pattern file in Adobe Reader and expand the menu on the left side of the page. Click on the Layers icon. You should see a list of sizes. By default, all sizes are “turned on.” Deselect any sizes you don’t wish to print.

Print the first page that includes the 2”/4 cm square and check to make sure the square has printed accurately with no scaling. Once you have printed the pages, trim off the outer border and assemble the pattern by numbers. The pages print out from left to right, top to bottom. Match the pattern pieces together as closely as possible, taping the pages as you assemble the pattern.