Clean Slate Pants

Size Guide

This confident pants sewing beginner pattern has a lot of options – make a quick and basic pair of pants, capris or shorts with an elastic back waist, or challenge yourself by adding one of several design options! 


  • elastic back waist or full elastic waist
  • functioning zipper fly (optional)
  • back welt pockets (optional)
  • rounded front pockets (optional)
  • Pants, capris or shorts lengths


    • 20 pages of sewing instructions including color photographs
    • 27 pages of pattern pieces that are taped together to form the full-size pattern

      18 m - 8

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        This is a PDF Sewing pattern - you will only receive links to download the pattern to print at home. Nothing will be mailed to you.  

        All Blank Slate Patterns print on both US and A4 paper and include standard and metric measurements.

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        Sizing Information
        Women’s patterns are drafted for a height of 5'6" and a C cup (smaller half of letter size range) or D cup (larger half of letter size range) and cover the following range of body measurements

        High bust 28-49 inches, 71-124cm
        Bust 31-53 inches, 79-135cm (with instructions for pattern specific full bust adjustments)
        Waist 24-48 inches, 61-122cm
        Hips 34-55 inches, 86-149cm

        For specific measurements for any women's pattern, please check the pattern listing. 

        Below is the sizing guide I use when designing children's patterns. Please note that these measurements refer to your child, not to any measurements on the finished pattern.

        Make sure to check the specific pattern you're interested in for which sizes are included. 
        Children's sizes, Blank Slate Patterns sewing patterns