Untitled Thoughts - Chandler Fitted Back Expansion - 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.

**This is an expansion pattern. You will need the original Chandler Pants pattern in order to sew this pattern.

The Chandler Fitted Back Expansion will transform your original elastic back Chandler's into a fitted back pair with a fly front zip! This pattern expansion is perfect if you love the look of the Chandler's but want a more traditional style fit to the waist. Plus, it's super fun if you looking to up your pant game and tackle something a bit more challenging.  

This expansion includes a new back pant, front + back waistband, and back pocket bag pattern pieces. It also includes a fly extension as well as a full set of illustrated instructions - everything you need to create your new pants!


Size: A1-P1 (US Size 0-30, UK 4-34, EU 30-60)

Level: Intermediate

This Pattern includes:

  • Slash Pockets
  • Two Pant Options + Two Lengths : Darted Front Pant, Pleated Front Pant, Darted Front Shorts, & Pleated Front Shorts
  • Fitted Back Waist
  • Fly Front Zip
  • Optional Belt Loops & Cuffs
  • Additional Resources Links inside Instruction Booklet to aid in common fit + adjustments

Fabric recommendations: Linen, Rayon Challis, Crepe, Lawn, Silk Charmeuse, Voile, Double Gauze, Chambray, Tropical Weight Wool (For Fall), Cotton Poplin, Silk.

Additional Notions: 1/4 yard (0,2 metre) Interfacing, 6" (15,2 cm) metal zipper, 3/4" (1,9 cm) button (or snaps), Matching Thread 


For size chart & finished garment Measurements, click HERE!

*See images fabric requirements*


Patterns file Details:

Size Groups: Three Size Groups (Size A1-H1, Size E1-L1, Size I1-P1)

Copy Shop/ A0: Size A1-H1 - A0 - 1 Page  |  Size E1-L1 - A0 - 1 Page | Size I1-P1- A0 - 1 Page

Print at Home Files (Letter + A4 Options) : Size A1-H1 , 17 Pages, Size Layers  | Size E1-L1, 20 Pages, Size Layers  | Size I1-P1, 21 Pages, Size Layers