Hudson Pant by True Bias Patterns

Track pants with an urban fit, front pockets, a wide elastic waistband, a drawstring waist, and two length options.

Pattern: Hudson Pant
Designer: True Bias
Categories: Lounge
Difficulty: Intermediate
required fabric: 1 1/3 to 2 yards
Sizes: 0 - 18
Digital Sewing Pattern$12.00
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A departure from the standard pajama pant is a lovely thing, isn't it? What's even better is a lounge pant that can transition into daily wear. A pant that can take you from the grocery store to the bank, all while being totally comfortable. Hello Hudson Pants. This sewing pattern by True Bias knocks it out of the park. No joke. The urban fit (i.e. roomy hips and thighs with a tapered leg) makes the silhouette of these pants a versatile one. The elastic waistband and cuffed ankles or calves provide ultimate comfiness. Sew these up in a lightweight, drapey woven (be sure to size up!) and you'll be the talk of the town. But you? You'll just be happy you're not wearing trousers.

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in) or A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included: 3
Total Number of Pages: 36
Copy Shop Version Included: Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Waist262728293031 1/23334 1/236 1/238 1/2
Hip343536373839 1/24142 1/244 1/246 1/2

Fabric Required (yards)

Ankle Length1 1/21 1/21 1/21 1/21 1/21 3/41 3/41 3/422
Calf Length1.31.31.31 1/21 1/21 1/21 1/21 3/41 3/41 3/4

Required Sewing Techniques

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Tailor's Chalk

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat

Required Supplies

  • Ballpoint Needle
  • Cording
  • Elastic
  • Thread

Additional Notes

This pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations. Fabric requirements refer to 54" fabric bolts.

A perfect joggers pattern.

This is an excellent pattern. The fit was spot on. It looks great on so many body types. I wasn't sure how it would do with my athletic build, but it looks great, I'm so happy!

I haven't made pants before...EVER, I think. This pattern was explained SO well, and they were a really easy sew. I look forward to making more!

Love this pattern!

Awesome pattern, I have made the men's, ladies and Childs pattern in multiple sizes and they come out 100% perfect each time

Just finished my first pair! Can now see why all the ladies say you can't have just one pair. For a new sewer, these were totally doable. I used the sew-along at I made a rookie mistake with using a different fabric for my contrast fabric than I did the rest of my pants. It just didn't have enough stretch to fit the cuffs properly. (Everything else turned out fine). To compensate, I cut another pair of cuffs, this time 1.5" wider. It was still tight, but it all worked with a lot of stretching. Another aside - I'm 5'5" and these fit perfect with no pattern changes, but I think the next full length pair I do, I might add some extra length to the pant to create that "stacking" look at the cuffs.

Clear instructions and great tips!

Love it!!!!

These came together very quickly. I used a medium-wight 4-way stretch knit jersey with contrasting trim in a lightweight rib knit. Next time I won't use such a lightweight material for the trim, but for home lounging these are great. Love the fit. The only modifications I made were: shortened by ~3 in since I am 5 ft 2 in (thanks @sewbon for the tip), and omitting the string (which I now regret!). Will be making several more pairs of these to reduce my fabric storage.

I'm really happy with my Hudson pants. I used a doubleknit blend (rayon, polyester, and spandex). I originally went with an 8 waist, grading out to 12 for my hips, but should have done a straight 8. I guess because my fabric has a lot of stretch it wasn't necessary to grade out, but I went with my hip measurement. For my next pair, I'll go with the 8 for the whole garment. My first pants pattern and it was a success!

Fantastic pattern. Very versatile. excellent illustrations and clear instructions.

Awesome and VERSATILE pattern. You can make knit pants or wovens! I love it!

Excellent, user friendly pattern. My first pant pattern and no camel toe incidents! Cannot recommend the pattern enough, especially with the variations and the sew along on the True Bias website.

I love this pattern. I've made five so far! It's forgiving in size and sewing skills. And it's so trendy and comfy!

If you're looking for a pair of ultra comfy pants that are chic enough to wear for a night on the town, look no further!

A well-written, well thought out pattern that is easy to sew.

Even with my long-torso adjustment, the crotch isn't totally perfect. I'll probably chalk that up to my lack of fitting skills rather than an issue with the pattern, though!

Great instructions. Clear and easy to follow with an added sew-a-long on the True Bias blog.

Kelli of True Bias did a great job on this pattern. It is such a professional looking pattern and the instructions are great! Her directions made it easy to pick the right size and sew these pants up!