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Mitchell Trousers Pattern

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Inspired by a genius songwriter with timeless style, Mitchell is a modern interpretation of a classic pleated trouser. Elegant and comfortable with very special details, they are destined to become your new favourite bottoms.

The Mitchell Trousers are high-waisted with a fly front zipper and a comfy hidden waistband facing for a sleek continuous silhouette through the rise–choose between a hidden pants hook and bar or classic button closure. Deep pleats in the front enclose a unique angled pocket. Darts shape the back, with optional back welt pockets. View A features a tapered leg ending at the ankle. View B features a full-length wide leg and adjustable waist straps secured with D-rings or sliders.

Pattern Difficulty: Intermediate

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Suggested Fabric

  • For a structured look, use sturdy woven fabrics like light to midweight denim, twill and canvas, and midweight linen, cotton, and wool suiting.
  • For a softer effect, choose midweight fabrics with drape, such as tencel twill, wool crepe, or silk noil.
Shop Perfect Match Fabrics

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45” / 1.14 m wide

VIEW A - TAPERED LEG ~Sizes 0-16 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 18-20 = 3 yd (2.75 m)

VIEW B - WIDE LEG ~Sizes 0-6 = 3.25 yd (3 m), Sizes 8-20 = 3.5 yd (3.25 m)

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

VIEW A - TAPERED LEG ~Sizes 0-6 = 2 yd (1.75 m), Sizes 8-16 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 18-20 = 2.5 yd (2.25 m)

VIEW B - WIDE LEG ~Sizes 0-12 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 14-20 = 3 yd (2.75 m)

Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 45” / 1.14 m wide

VIEW A - TAPERED LEG ~Sizes 14-22 = 3.5 yd (3.25 m), Sizes 24-32 = 3.75 yd (3.5 m)

VIEW B - WIDE LEG ~Sizes 14-24 = 3.75 yd (3.5 m), Sizes 26-32 = 4 yd (3.75 m)

Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

VIEW A - TAPERED LEG ~Sizes 14-20 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 22-28 = 3 yd (2.75 m), Sizes 30-32 = 3.25 yd (3 m)

VIEW B - WIDE LEG ~Sizes 14-24 = 3.25 yd (3 m), Sizes 24-32 = 3.5 yd (3.25 m)

Additional Supplies

  • Fusible interfacing
  • 58” wide interfacing: 1/2 yd (0.45 m)
  • 20” wide interfacing: 1 yd (0.9 m)
  • Pocket lining: 3/4 yd (0.7 m) for 45” or 58” wide fabric
  • Pants zipper
  • 0-20 Size Range: sizes 0-6 = 5" long, sizes 8-16 = 6" long, sizes 18-20 = 7" long
  • 14-32 Size Range: sizes 14-20 = 7" long, sizes 22-28 = 8" long, sizes 30-32 = 9" long
  • Sew-in hook & bar closure for pants: 1/2" (13mm)
  • Pants button to secure fly front: 5/8" (16 mm)
  • Button for inside waistband: 5/8” (16 mm)
  • Thread in matching colour
  • Optional: Slider buckles (one pair) or D-Rings (two pairs) for adjustable waist straps: 1 1/2” (38 mm) wide
  • Optional: Small buttons to secure back pocket welts: 3/8 - 1/2" (10-15 mm)
  • Optional: Twill tape to reinforce front pocket openings: 1/2 yd (0.5 m)
  • Optional: Double fold bias tape for finishing waistband (may be replaced with serged stitch): 2 yds (1.75 m)

Sizes Available:

0-20
14-32
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At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.

PDP File Details

Sizes 0-20 Sizes 14-32
Letter / A4 36-41 depending on view 45-50 pages depending on view
Copyshop / A0 3 pages 3 pages
Projector Files? YES
Layered files? YES

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Customer Reviews

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Annette F.
Mitchell pants

I love the pattern and I love my pants. My only issue was that it took more than a month to receive my pattern and it ended up costing $56 which was my fault for not enquiring further .

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Loren
Fun & challenging

I don’t consider myself an experienced sewist, but I’ve been looking to stretch and challenge myself and this pattern certainly taught me a lot! It allowed me to learn new techniques like welt pockets, zipper flies, and grading between sizes. Thanks also to the blog posts for helping me visualize and work my way through some steps.

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C.G.
I love these pants

I had a little trouble with the pockets the first time around, but then got the hang of them and have already made 3 pairs - 2 wide leg in linen and corduroy and the tapered leg in corduroy. I'm going to to try the tapered leg in a thinner fabric. I think the corduroy was a bit thick. They fit great and I have gotten tons of compliments.

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Martha W.
Mitchell trousers: Not so great

I'm usually a big fan of Closet Core patterns and have sewn many. In fact, the Cielo is my most hacked pattern because I just want to wear it every possible way. I'm afraid this pattern was a sewing fail for me. The pleat placement is quite far to the side of the pant and if you have fairly full thighs like I do, it causes the pleat to "angle" out to the side so it looks like a large comma and is very unflattering as well as making the pants look too small. I was able to move the pleat closer to the zipper (with some precise hand sewing) and it not only fixed the problem but also revealed that the pants were a little too big.

This pattern would probably work better on a very thin person but it was a total fail on me.

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Jennifer T.
Mitchell Trousers

A great pattern , clear with some challenges and special features. I have 2 pairs on rotation. My new favourites.

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Jacque
An amazing pattern!

I have used a lot of Closet Core patterns before and liked all of them, this pattern has the same great drafting, clear instructions, and considered details that I have come to expect from CC.

I would highly recommend the Mitchells, they were an entertaining and straightforward sew and have already become work staples. I made the tapered view with back welt pockets and no side tabs. I particularly liked the instructions for the back welt pockets, it's a different method to what I have used before but the instructions were easy to follow and the result was superior. I can't wait to make another pair! Perhaps wide leg with tabs next??

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