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The City Trousers | The Avid Seamstress

Skill Level:
beginner, intermediate,

  • Description
  • Fabric
  • Notions

Effortlessly stylish, the City Trousers pattern re-imagines the contemporary, cigarette fit with a minimalist chic flair. A narrow waistband with an invisible zip at the back creates the ultimate body-slimming silhouette. With easy-to-insert side pockets and optional side slits at the hem, this astoundingly versatile pattern is fit for any level of sewing experience.

What's in the packet:

  • Pattern printed on high-quality white pattern paper 
  • Beautiful step-by-step instruction booklet 
  • Guide on taking your measurements 
  • Fabric and Sewing basics help card 
  • Sewing Terms Demystified card 
  • Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
  • Information on The Avid Seamstress

This pattern works well in most light weight to medium weight fabrics. For a Spring/Summer dress use a thin cotton and for Autumn/Winter a medium weight fabric is ideal. You could use a slight stretch fabric on these trousers.

View A - Fabric, thread, hand needle, 10cm narrow satin ribbon, button (1-2cm)
View B - Fabric, thread, 20cm/8" invisible zipper (ensure your sewing machine has a zipper foot)