Mara Pants

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Mara is a pair of voluminous pants with a straight silhouette. The side seams feature functional pockets. The wide waistband is elasticated. The elastic is secured inside the waistband by two rows of stitches. The upper edge of the waistband sits on the natural waist. The trousers are below ankle length.

Approximate sewing time: 1 day

Model Yulia: Bust 84, Waist 65, Hips 91, height 171. Yulia is wearing size 36 in height 3.

Model Yana: Bust 108, Waist 90, Hips 128, height 174. Yana is wearing size 52 in height 3.

To sew these pants, choose dress-weight fabrics with the following properties:

- light- to mid-weight, with good drape, breathable, fluid, light, soft, non-stretch or with little stretch, opaque;

- the fabric content can include natural (silk, cotton, linen), artificial (viscose), blends (linen + silk, linen + cotton, cotton + viscose, etc.), and synthetic fibers (polyester);

- the following fabrics are recommended: dress-weight viscose, challis, natural silk, man-made silk, polyester.

Attention! We do not recommend very stretchy knit materials (jersey fabric) and lightweight sheer fabrics (chiffon, organza, stretch lace).

The pants on the photo are made in dress-weight fabric. This fabric is light, soft, non-stretch and has good drape. The fiber content is 100% polyester.

1. Main fabric, 140cm wide, in meters: 

Height / size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46 - 52

1 (154-160)

1.9

1.9

1.95

2.05

2.2

2.2

2.2

2 (162-168)

2.0

2.0

2.05

2.1

2.3

2.3

2.3

3 (170-176)

2.05

2.05

2.15

2.15

2.35

2.35

2.35

4 (178-184)

2.15

2.15

2.2

2.3

2.35

2.40

2.45

2. Main fabric, 130cm wide, in meters: 

Height / size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (154-160)

2.1

2.1

2.15

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.2

2.25

2 (162-168)

2.1

2.15

2.2

2.25

2.3

2.3

2.3

2.3

2.3

2.3

3 (170-176)

2.15

2.2

2.25

2.3

2.35

2.35

2.4

2.4

2.4

2.4

4 (178-184)

2.2

2.25

2.25

2.35

2.35

2.45

2.45

2.45

2.5

2.5

3. Elastic, 3.5-4 cm wide, for all heights, in centimeters:

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

60

64

68

72

76

80

84

88

92

96

Important! When purchasing fabric, please account for shrinkage and buy 5% more than required.

4. Matching thread, 5 spools (1 spool for the sewing machine and 4 spools for the serger).

- sewing machine for construction.

- serger for finishing raw edges. This may be replaced with a stretch overlock stitch or a zigzag stitch on the sewing machine (overlock or zigzag stitch width 2-3mm, stitch length 2.5mm).

- bodkin for threading elastic through a channel (may be replaced with a safety pin).

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Waistline ease

36.5-37.0

Hipline ease

15.8-15.9

Height, cm

Side seam length including waistband, cm

Circumference of the trouser at the hemline, cm

1 (154-160)

105.4-106.9

66 – 84

2 (162-168)

109.7-111.2

66 – 84

3 (170-176)

114-115.5

66 – 84

4 (178-184)

118.3-119.8

66 – 84

Once the order is paid, within 1 minute you will receive an email with the details of the order and a link to your personal account, where the following will be available for download: 

1. the pdf pattern in your chosen size, in the following formats: Letter, A4, A0 and plotter format. The size of the plotter format is indicated in the name of the document. You will need a plotter printer that can print at least 900mm width. Note that for height categories 3 and 4, the plotter pattern comes on 2 pages. 

2. Detailed instructions which include cutting layouts, construction steps accompanied by photos, as well as instructions on how to work with Vikisews patterns (printing, taping, adjusting, sewing terminology).

If you have any questions, please let us know at info@vikisews.com

Mara instructions Sample
Your height:
154-160162-168170-176178-184
Your size (European):
34363840424446485052
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