The Alexandria from Named Clothing offers a two-in-one pattern with a casual elasticated waist peg trousers, and relaxed elasticated waist track shorts. Both styles have a drawstring closure and curved front pockets (partially hidden under a pleat). Normal rise with a loose, relaxed fit, the trousers have narrow legs and the shorts have a 'dolphin' hem.
Sizes: EUR 32 to 50 (US 0-18, UK 4-22).
Choose a light to medium weight woven or knit fabric. For example crepe, satin or other trouser fabric with good drape. For a more sporty look, pick sweatshirt jersey or a similar knit fabric.
Fabric for trousers: 130 – 245 cm / 1½ – 2¾ yd
Fabric for shorts: 90 – 150 cm / 1 – 1¾ yd
Pocket bag fabric: 40 cm / 16”
Fusible interfacing for trousers (waistband): 25 cm / 10”
Fusible interfacing for shorts (waistband & facings): 50 cm / 20”
3 cm / 1¼” wide elastic band: your high hip measurement
Drawstring cord: approximately 200 cm / 75”