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 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.
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