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.

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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