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Birgitta Helmersson Zero Waste Block Pant - PDF Pattern

Birgitta Helmersson Zero Waste Block Pant - PDF Pattern

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Please note: This PDF sewing pattern uses zero waste pattern cutting and comprises of instructions to draw shapes directly onto your fabric. With the exception of some small templates, there are no large pattern pieces to print out and tape together.

This pattern comes in 10 sizes, an XS-6XL (hip 86-152cm / 34"-60"), with all sizes included in the pattern. Each size has a separate cutting plan booklet with detailed measurements and templates.

This is a PDF file only. Your files will be available to download immediately after your purchase is complete, and will also be emailed to you. A physical pattern will not be sent to you.

About this Pattern

Sewing Level: Advanced beginner

This is a zero waste pattern which comes in 10 sizes, XS-6XL. It has an attached waistband with inserted elastic and front pleats for a slightly tailored look. There is a feature seam line on the back legs, this placement is higher or lower on the leg depending on your chosen size. The side seams sit slightly into the front pant and there are concealed in-seam pockets at the front and patch pockets at the back. This pattern comes with one hack, a skirt with patch pockets and an elasticated waist.


About Zero Waste Patterns

Zero waste pattern cutting is a bit like a puzzle. It is a method of pattern drafting where you utilise a length of fabric end to end by strategically planning your pattern pieces so that everything is used. This pattern does not require printing of large pattern pieces, instead you draw your pattern pieces directly onto your fabric with the aid of a cutting plan and templates. We love working with this method for 3 reasons:

1. More flexibility: This method allows for easy changes such as using different fabric widths and making simple fit and design changes yourself. Using patterns that fit into a zero waste square or rectangular block is a very efficient way to work. It means that it is easier to patchwork together remnants or use left over fabrics you already have lying around.

2. An easy way to learn to self draft your own patterns : Working this way will help you to start building a toolbox of skills, and you will learn an alternative method of self drafting your own sewing patterns, which are super easy for beginners to understand.

3. Less fabric and paper waste: Without having to print full scale paper patterns for all pieces you save on a lot of paper, and you will have little to no fabric waste during the cutting and sewing process!


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