pant 1 in hemp organic cotton canvas (mushroom)
I wear my clothes hard: biking, walking my dog, working in my sewing studio, lounging (a lot of lounging), but all of this means that I need clothing that matches my life. I need to be able to sit, walk, bend and work without constriction. I wanted pants that were made for my busy life, but that would keep working across seasons and still look great. So when it came to pattern drafting this pant, there had to be plenty of space in the hips, thighs and knees to allow for lots of movement and comfort. I knew I wanted a tapered leg, which gives these pants a flattering cut and means less fabric to muck around with around the ankle. Another design element I knew I wanted was a super high waist: every size features a 15” rise. The elastic waist band is 2” wide, making these pants all the more comfortable. The super high rise of these pants make them the perfect pairing for my cropped shirts. Lastly, inseam pockets. That’s right, this pair of pants has deep inseam pockets for all of your essentials.
The color of the fabric is named "tea" since it's pretty close to how I like my earl grey tea to look in the morning after I've added the cream: a very light beige. Sort of like the pages of an old library book.
Also available in hemp organic cotton canvas in the color "cinder" and organic linen cotton in the color "tea."
Let's talk length options. This pant now comes with two inseam options: 23" or 25". I recommend a 25" inseam for the organic linen cotton version since I imagine these to be worn in the summer with a pair of simple sandals. For colder months, I recommend the 23" inseam so that the pant can be worn with ankle boots and handmade wool socks without needing to cuff the pant.
As you might already know, I feature "open sizing" with my brand. This is my way of challenging our sizing norms and encouraging customers to choose a size that makes them feel good without judgement. These pants currently come in 11 sizes. Because you might need a sizing reference, you can think of these sizes ranging from a traditional size 0 to 20 with open size 1 being a size 0 and an open size 11 being a size 20. There are two options for inseam lengths (23" or 25") and the rise measurement is 15". Keep in mind that because of the elastic waist band of these pants, there's some wiggle room between sizes. Size up if you want a more relaxed fit and size down if you want a closer fit. The size guide below is a suggestion based on waist and hip measurement. As always, feel free to e-mail me with sizing questions. I'd be happy to help.
Abena is 5’7” with a waist measurement of 32 2/4” and a hip measurement of 39 3/4”. She wears an os 6 with a 25” inseam.
waist: 24 1/2"
waist: 25 1/2"
waist: 26 1/2"
waist: 27 1/2"
waist: 28 1/2"
waist: 29 1/2"
waist: 30 1/2"
waist: 31 1/2"
waist: 32 1/2"
waist: 33 1/2"
hip: 45 1/2"
waist: 36 1/2"
hip: 48 1/2”
*Please note that because of the handmade nature of my clothes there could be slight variations in these measurements. I consider this my own little act of "wabi sabi" which is the Japanese concept of the beauty in imperfection.
Fabric content: hemp organic cotton canvas
Care instructions: Wash separately in cold water on delicate cycle. Dry on low heat. Remove promptly. Press...or don't.
*this fabric is sustainable and sourced from a Canadian textile company.
Hand made to order with patience and care. Please allow 3-4 weeks for this item to ship.