How do you make harem pants at home?

How to sew Harem Pants

  1. Use 1/2 inch seam allowance throughout. First sew the outer seams of each legs, one at a time one front pattern to one back leg pattern.
  2. Stitch the inseam. Press seams open.
  3. Join the two legs together by stitching the crotch line together.
  4. Make the casings for legs and waist.

What material is best for harem pants?

Harem pants should feel loose and move well when you walk and dance in them. Opt for a fabric that is lightweight and flexible. Gauzy cotton, silk, satin, chiffon, georgette, and jersey are all great options. You can choose any color of fabric you like.

How much material do I need to make harem pants?

These simple harem pants are cut from 42 – 45″ wide fabric, the standard width at the fabric store. Buy 3 yards and pre-shrink. The fabric is cut into 2 46-inch long pieces, one for each leg. If you want less blousing, reduce the length, but keep it at least 3 inches longer than the length from hip to the floor.

What are harem pants made of?

Harem pants are usually made of lightweight fabrics. In English they can sometimes be called genie pants, Aladdin pants or parachute pants. The original trousers were introduced to Western fashion by Paul Poiret around 1910. Poiret wanted to reinvent and ‘liberate’ Western female fashion.

Are harem pants breathable?

The material? 100% cotton. That means they’re breathable, natural and feel great to wear. The people over at Bohemian Island even say that if these aren’t THE most comfortable harem pants you’ve ever worn, then you can send them back.

How much fabric do I need for harem pants?

You need 12 – 24 inches of wearing ease in the circumference for a classic harem pant. You will lose about 30″ circumference when you cut your crotch template out, Leaving you 75 – 90″ inches for hips. Buy an extra 4 foot of fabric, cut it in half lengthwise, and attach one piece to each leg section.