A great pattern to make leggings! Choose from two shapes and three lengths each with various options for finishing the waistband. Such a versatile pattern!
2 shapes: leggings for very stretchy materials (such as jersey or stretch rib) or jeggings for medium stretchy materials (such as fleece or French terry with elastane)
3 lengths: long, 3/4 or short. No side seams
Ankle bands or hemmed option depending on the length.
Waistband with inserted elastic or fancy elastic as a waistband
2 patterns for comfortable outfits, essential for the homeware or sports wardrobe.
- Leggings: very stretchy fabric. Jersey, rib, openwork, with elastane
- Jegging: medium stretch fabric. Fleece or French terry with elastane
- Caution: 100% cotton fabrics (without elastane), even stretchy, can poke at the knees when worn and will be uncomfortable
- Ribbing is recommended for the ankle band of long jeggings. Otherwise, make ankle bands in the main fabric.
Fabric Requirements & Supplies:
Please see FIND YOUR SIZE tab for fabric requirements
Sizing: French sizing from 32 to 52 (UK 4 - 24)
It is recommended that you take your measurements and choose the most suitable pattern size. If you are between 2 sizes, it is better to choose the size you take in a high street store.
Ability: Very easy / beginner
The leggings/jegging is quick and easy to sew as it has only a few pieces. It is therefore a suitable project for a beginner.
Ikatee is a French brand, therefore you will instructions in both French and English.
Main fabric in 140-145cm (55-57'') width (knitted fabrics are usually between 140 and 150cm = 55-59'' width)
3-3.5cm (1-1/4 to 1 -1/2'') wide elastic to insert in the waistband or fancy elastic 3-5cm (1-1/4 - 2'') wide to use as the waistband.
|Fabric in cm||Long leggings||90 cm||95||100||110||115||115||115||115||115||115||120|
|in yard||1||1-1/8||1-1/8||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-1/4 ||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-3/8|
|in yard||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-1/4||1-3/8||1-3/8||1-3/8||1-3/8||1-3/8||1-3/8||1-3/8|| |
* fabric requirement for size 52 jegging if you are using a plain or multi-directional pattern fabric; use the other default measurements if you have a fabric with a directional pattern.
Elastic: it is best to measure your waistline and cut that length of elastic. The two ends of the elastic should overlap by 1 to 1.5cm for the seam allowances, so you will have a tensioned elastic that will hold well.