These beauties, however, with their elasticated back waist section, are my go to trews for lounging about it or when I want to feel like a Hoxton Hipster ! : ) They also look great with sandals or flatties. Wear with short or long tees. You don’t have to tuck in your tee either, cover any lumps and bumps (we all have them!) with a tee or a tie belt (I love a tie belt).
So Elsie can be made in linen, they can also be made in a floppy viscose or polyester fabric for a ‘Palazzo Pants’ style which are perfect for holidays. Imagine lounging around the pool on a hot evening, sipping cocktails in your palazzos …… (well a girl can dream cant she!).
Elsie has front pleats on to the waistband and an elasticated back waistband (yippee!) so no zips just pull em on! There are also two rather lovely inset side pockets and an optional tie belt.
linen, linen mixes or 6 oz denim (make sure its really nice and soft and has some drape to it). Then viscose, polyester drapey fabrics. Try to avoid anything too lightweight and nothing see through (no VPL s please!).
Please see FIND YOUR SIZE tab for fabric reqirements
You will also need:
- 40mm wide elastic
- 50cm and fusible lightweigh interfacing 15cm x 50cm
A BIT ABOUT EASE! You will need to allow at least 10-15cm at the waist/hips (whichever is the largest measurement) for ‘ease’ this allows you to pull them on and off without struggle. Here are the finished waist/hip measurements: