Sew a Pair of Wide Leg Trousers with an Invisible Zip ✄

What to Bring

  • 22cm invisible zip in matching colour
  • .3 metres of interfacing for waistband/facing
  • Matching sewing machine thread
  • 2.5 meters of fabric. Suggested fabrics: Cotton drills and medium weight cottons, wool and wool blends, cotton sateens... The slightest amount of stretch will give a great fit.
  • If your fabric is >110cm wide, has a one direction print or you want to match stripes/plaids/nap, you should allow for additional fabric.

What to Wear

  • Casual

Appropriate For

  • ✄ for students who have completed Sewing Basics Weeks 1-3 and are confident enough to learn a few new techniques

Sew a Pair of Wide Leg Trousers with an Invisible Zip ✄

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Six hours in duration.
  • Next scheduled on 2 x Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm starting 18th July.

What You Will Learn

  • Measurements, pattern markings, pattern placement, transferring markings
  • Fusing interfacing, how to sew the crotch seam and finishing side seams
  • Sewing an invisible zip, checking your fit, attaching a waistband or waist facing and hemming

What You Get

  • Instructions to make the pants
  • A copy of the pattern
  • A pair of trousers that are flattering on a huge variety of figures with a wide leg


Pattern Design: These pants have a flat front, feature a low waist and wide leg. They are incredibly flattering!  These pants are not lined, take this into consideration when choosing your fabrics and avoid scratchy/itchy material. The pants are finished with your choice of a waistband or waist facing and closes with an invisible zip in the side seam. Our pattern waist measurement covers from a 68cm to 108cm. If you wish to make pants outside this range, please email us and we will grade a pattern ready for your workshop.

Photographed Sample: The pants photographed have been styled for Winter's cool days.  They are made from a grey wool in a medium weight.  See more photos of our sample - click here.

Notes on supplies: Ensure you select a closed end invisible zip (not the very similar light weight open ended zip). This pattern is not suitable for knit fabrics. For directional prints, stripes/checks/plaids and fabrics with nap you should purchase extra fabric.  Click here to read about choosing the right interfacing. For best results - pre-wash your fabric to reduce shrinkage.

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