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Free Pants Patterns

Get free patterns to make pants.


Pants are relatively simple with a few easy patterns and how-to tutorials. Check out these free patterns and step-by-step instructions for pants.

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'Ellen' Basic Pants Pattern

Free Pants Pattern
Burda Style
These slacks are part of a pants suit set available at Burda Style. They have two stylish pockets in the front and one on the back, giving them a slightly nautical feel.

Teodora's Simple Pants

Pants Pattern
Teodora at Burda Style used Pattern Maker to draw up the instructions for these easy pants. This is a simple size 38 design, and does not take seam allowance into account, so be sure to add 5/8" to the edges.

Make a Pair of Drawstring Pants

How-to Pajama Pants
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Pants might seem like a great challenge, but they are actually pretty easy to make from scratch. The measurements are perfect when you use a pair of pants that fit you as a pattern.

How-to Bellbottoms

How-to Bellbottoms
Rain Blanken
To add a little flare to your jeans, all you need is a bit of fabric and a few minutes of stitching. I'll show you how to get that boho look and make a pair of bell bottom jeans.

Get Pants Fabric Up to 65% Off

Inexpensive Fabric

Okay, so these patterns are free, but I have yet to find free fabric! Well, there is something close to it.

Fabric.com is one of my favorite places to score dress fabric because you can get a lot of it at a cheap price. The site has oodles of info about the fabrics, with lots of patterns and types to choose from.

I highly recommend scoring your fabric for cheap, especially since shipping is free on all orders over $35.00.

How to Put Side Panels in Pants

Side Panel Pants
Rain Blanken
Side seam inserts are an easy way to give a pair of pants some personality. You can cut up your old Star Wars sheets, buy a celestial pattern fabric, or patch together cloth scraps to make your panels. You can also use side panels to make a waistline bigger.

Sew an MP3 Pocket on Your Jeans

MP3 Pocket
Rain Blanken
Sew an easy pocket on to any pair of your favorite jeans so you can carry your mp3 player around in style.

Add Beaded Fringe to Pants

Beaded Pants
Rain Blanken
Get a cute beaded look. Learn how to trim the bottoms of your pants with beaded fringe with these easy step-by-step instructions.

How to Hem Pants

Hem Pants
Rain Blanken
When it comes to pants, it’s all about the fit. You may have a pair of pants that look great on the booty, but are too long or short for your legs. Hemming pants is so easy that leg length should never stand between you and a hot pair of pants. If you can hem pants, then you’ve got the advantage every time you hit the dressing room.

Turn Pants into Capri's

Capri Pants
Rain Blanken
These capri’s are so simple to make, you may never buy another pair. Minimal sewing experience is required for this project.

How to Army Camo Bleach Pants

Army Camo Jeans
Rain Blanken
This is a great DIY project for beginners. You can turn a pair of jeans into Army camo pants in just a couple of easy steps.

How to Make Your Jeans Look Worn

Worn Jeans
Rain Blanken
Sometimes a pair of jeans just look too perfect to suit your style. Use this easy method to cheat time and make your jeans look fashionably worn.

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