While Gillian post and Deb’s epic list of plus-size pants patterns is super helpful and an incredibly thorough go-to resource, it doesn’t have much visual appeal. We thought you might be jonesing for some inspirational pants eye-candy to complement it. Pantspiration, if you will, for Curvy Pants Month!
For today’s post, I’ve picked a RTW example for several types of pants and provided three similar stylish sewing pattern suggestions (say that three times fast!) so you can make your own!
Flares and Bootcut
Like these flared jeans from Torrid? Have a go at flares of your own making using Hot Patterns 1197 Classix Nouveau Skinny Bootcut Jeans, Burdastyle Ankle Flare Pants (Plus Size) 05/2014 #136B, or Jalie 2909 Classic Trousers!
Have your eye on some skinny/cigarette pants like these Alfani Hollywood Skinny Pants? Check out the Love Notions Sabrina Slims, Style Arc Claudia or Wardrobe by Me Haute Curvy Pants patterns as good options for making your own.
Wide Leg Trousers
Like these wide leg trousers from Lane Bryant? Another option is to make your own using one of these patterns: Mimi G for Simplicity 8177, Lekala Wide Pants #5173, or Simplicity 3688 1940s Vintage Sportswear!
Relaxed Wide Leg Pants
Want your wide leg pants on the more relaxed side, like these Eileen Fisher Wide Leg Tencel Pants? Opt to DIY your own with the Style Arc Daisy Designer Pant, Indygo Junction Artisan Pants, or Burda Style Linen Drawstring Pants (Plus Size) 06/2010 #144 patterns.
Caught the culotte craze? Inspired by these ASOS CURVE Mixed Floral Pleated Culottes, make your own unique version with one of the following patterns: Connie Crawford for Butterick B6223, Knipmode Culotte, or Hot Patterns Classix Nouveau Camera-Ready Culottes.
Loving the athleisure style, a la these City Chic Plus Size Track Time Pull-On Jogger Pants? Try one of these jogger patterns: Patterns for Pirates Mama Bear Joggers, Hot Patterns 1180 Athleisure Sunday Morning Sweatpants, or Jalie 3355 Sweat Pants.
Wanna get stretchy in some yoga pants like this Lane Bryant Signature Stretch Yoga Pant? Opt to stretch your sewing skills and make your own with the SBCC Pinot Pants, Style Arc Becky Yoga Pant, or Jalie 3022 Yoga Pants and Shorts patterns.
On the hunt for the perfect skinny jean, like these Melissa McCarthy Seven7 jeans? Your perfect skinny jean may be just around the corner with one of these patterns: Mimi G for Simplicity 8222, Closet Case Patterns Ginger Jeans, or Burda Style 6951.
Fancy boyfriend jeans that actually fit you? Get inspired by these Levis Plus Size Boyfriend Jeans, but get the fit right by making your own using one of these boyfriend jean patterns: Hot Patterns 1135 Weekender Boyfriend Jeans, Bootstrap Fashion/Vado Designs Boyfriend Jeans, or Closet Case Patterns Morgan Boyfriend Jeans.
Want the look of jeans, but the comfort of elastic waist like these Old Navy Smooth & Comfort Mid-Rise Plus-Size Rockstar Skinny Jeans? Go for handmade with the Style Arc Misty Stretch Pull-on Jean, Jalie Éléonore Pull-On Jeans, or Style Arc Georgie Stretch Woven Jean.
Like these harem pants from ASOS Curve? How about making them your own using one of these patterns: Freestyle Harem Pants from Everything Your Momma Made, Designer Stitch Lena Pants, or Sarouel/Harem Pants from Lekala?