Closet Core Patterns - Pietra Pants and Shorts

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The Pietra Pants and shorts, are a comforteble and stylish with a flattering silhouette. With a flat front and high waist which is elasticated at the back. Featuring lengthening panels in the front and slanted front pockets and a hidden waist stay. This pattern comes in four variations; wide leg floor length or cropped, a slim tapered leg or gently flared shorts.

Level: Intermediate

Sizes: 0-20 (US) / 4-24 (UK)


This pattern can be made in a wide range of fabrics depending on the drape and fit you desire. For a defined shape use slightly stiffer woven such as a light linen or cotton twill, sateen or chambray. For a more floaty and glamorous look use a viscose, rayon or silk. Make sure you use lightweight fabrics as a heavy fabric will create unwanted bulk in the back waist band.

For fabric requirements and sizing see images


    • 2" (50mm) Elastic (1yd / .9m)

  • Lightweight non-stretch fusible interfacing (.25 m)