Opal pants & shorts pattern

$29.00 AUD

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Opal is a relaxed fit high waist pants set with mix and match options. Pattern includes paperbag or standard elastic waistband, inseam or patch pockets, back pockets, belt loops, an optional belt and multiple lengths. 

View A is a pair of tapered leg pants with paper bag waist and belt. View B is a pair of wide leg pants with elastic waist. View C is a pair of shorts with patch pockets and paper bag waist. View D is a pair of knee length shorts with elastic waist and belt.

Skill: 1/5

Sizing: 0-20 (each pattern includes all sizes). See our sizing chart here.

Looking for sizes 14-30? Click here.

Printed pattern details

Your beautiful pattern envelope includes the full size pattern on high quality tissue paper and comprehensive instruction booklet with detailed instructions to guide you through constructing your garment.

PDF pattern details

After purchase your pattern will be available immediately in your online account, and via a unique URL emailed to you. Ensure that you save your pattern to your computer before printing to save it for future use. PDF patterns cannot be opened on phones or tablets. 

Your 0-20 Layered PDF pattern purchase includes the following files:

  • Digital Instruction Booklet US letter size / 11 pages
  • Digital Instruction Booklet A4 size / 11 pages
  • Print at Home Pattern US letter size / 59 pages
  • Print at Home Pattern A4 size / 59 pages
  • US Copy shop 36x48" / 3 pages
  • A0 Copy Shop Pattern / 3 pages

Please note that not all files or sizes need to be printed, only the ones that correspond to your chosen printing method.

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Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
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A
Annette Clarke
Love it

A fun quick make, I’ve done it twice in the last week and have 2 nice pairs of shorts for summer

B
Brittany McKenzie
Just what I wanted!

The Opal pattern came out just as I had hoped. I used a mid-weight linen for the tapered version shortened to knee length to make smart shorts for work. I used the best fit size according to the chart and included the paper bag waistband and belt, and they're perfect! Smart enough for work but comfy enough that I will dress them down on weekends too. Will make more both shorts and full length for sure. Sorry the photo isn't great.

D
Desiree S
Love these!

I am blown away by how much I love these pants - I made the paper bag waist version and sized down one size based on other reviews (glad I did, but sizing down 2 sizes would’ve been too small). I made these as a comfortable WFH pant option that looks cute but is still elastic and they’re perfect for that. If I used a nicer/fancier fabric I would even wear them into the office. I will definitely be making more. I’m starting on a version of view B this week :)

A
Ashleigh MacLeod
My favourite pair of pants

I love everything about this pattern, including its versatility yet simplicity. The instructions are really clear and give you guidance about what to do if your waist and hip sizes are different sizes (which was the case for me). I sewed view A and cut a size 12 (but cut the waist elastic for size 8).
Normally I have to make a lot of adjustments for pants but all I had to do here was take 3 inches off the length (from the regular inseam length), scoop out the back crotch a bit (to accommodate my butt) and taper from the knee to the ankle (to remove excess fabric). This was a very quick and easy sew and I love the fit and how it looks on me!

M
Marie-Josée Côté
Perfect short!

It was so fun to sew my new short with such a good pattern! I will make others for sure, and a pants this weekend. Thanks Megan!

Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
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(19)
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A
Annette Clarke
Love it

A fun quick make, I’ve done it twice in the last week and have 2 nice pairs of shorts for summer

B
Brittany McKenzie
Just what I wanted!

The Opal pattern came out just as I had hoped. I used a mid-weight linen for the tapered version shortened to knee length to make smart shorts for work. I used the best fit size according to the chart and included the paper bag waistband and belt, and they're perfect! Smart enough for work but comfy enough that I will dress them down on weekends too. Will make more both shorts and full length for sure. Sorry the photo isn't great.

D
Desiree S
Love these!

I am blown away by how much I love these pants - I made the paper bag waist version and sized down one size based on other reviews (glad I did, but sizing down 2 sizes would’ve been too small). I made these as a comfortable WFH pant option that looks cute but is still elastic and they’re perfect for that. If I used a nicer/fancier fabric I would even wear them into the office. I will definitely be making more. I’m starting on a version of view B this week :)

A
Ashleigh MacLeod
My favourite pair of pants

I love everything about this pattern, including its versatility yet simplicity. The instructions are really clear and give you guidance about what to do if your waist and hip sizes are different sizes (which was the case for me). I sewed view A and cut a size 12 (but cut the waist elastic for size 8).
Normally I have to make a lot of adjustments for pants but all I had to do here was take 3 inches off the length (from the regular inseam length), scoop out the back crotch a bit (to accommodate my butt) and taper from the knee to the ankle (to remove excess fabric). This was a very quick and easy sew and I love the fit and how it looks on me!

M
Marie-Josée Côté
Perfect short!

It was so fun to sew my new short with such a good pattern! I will make others for sure, and a pants this weekend. Thanks Megan!

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