The Emerson pattern is a pull-on crop pant or short with an elasticized back and flattering front waistband. Views A and B have a mid rise that sits just below the natural waist. Views C and D have a high rise that sits over the belly button. All views have front pleats and side pockets. Views A and C are a cropped, wide leg pant, hitting a couple of inches above the ankle. Views B and D are a short with an approximate 4 inch inseam.
This is an advanced beginner friendly pattern. It can be made in a variety of wovens which will affect the difficulty of the project. For beginners, stick with stable wovens like our linens, while rayons will be a bit more slippery.
Recommended Fabrics: Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as linen, cotton, rayon challis, and chambray.
Necessary Notions: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing (1/4 yds), 1 1/2” wide elastic (1 yd), safety pin.