Speckled jersey lounge pants

My favorite kind of sewing project . . . quick, easy, satisfying, a chance to work with a really great fabric, and the end product fits well and is something I’ll wear all the time!

Pattern:  Hudson Pants by True Bias

Fabric:  Speckle Cotton Jersey by Robert Kaufman – 2 yards of color Natural

Size:  12

I used a jersey sewing machine needle and an overlock / stretch stitch, and had no problem at all working with the jersey fabric.  I thought the size I chose might be a little big, but it was spot-on.  The only mistake I made was making the elastic in the waistband a little long – I can compensate for it by tugging the pull ties tight, but it would have been better to have the elastic just a little bit tighter.

I love the pocket detail – and they’re positioned perfectly, just where you want to put your hands.  The 2″ elastic waistband is also nice, and I appreciate the finishing details that ensure it won’t roll and will stay well-anchored in place.

I think this entire project took me about three hours, start to finish – I would definitely make another pair!

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