These knit bottoms are such a favorite with us! Not only are they comfortable to wear with the elastic waistline; but also make such a fun statement with their flared pant legs! Switch them into shorts and you’ve got an easy staple for the summer! They exude vintage style while at the same time, cheer on functionality. When you just want to add a little splash, outseam piping is your ticket!
The Bellaire Bottoms is knit flares (bell bottoms) and shorts with an elastic waist. It also has the option for outseam piping. A pattern that's perfect year around!
Sizes 2T, 3T, 4T, 5, 6, 6X, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, and 16 are all included in this pattern.
Suggested knit is a 4-way stretch, 95% cotton/5% lycra with at least 20% stretch (over 4 inches) and with a good recovery.
Suggested KNIT fabrics - Ponte knit (Roma), double knit, Liverpool knit, double brushed poly, sweatshirt knit (fleece backed), French terry knit, stretch velvet, ITY (interlock twist yarn) knit, to name a few.
This pattern is gender neutral and works for boys too from 2T-6 years. In these sizes, they grow the same. After 6 years, they have different growth spurts and don’t follow the same measurements.
Shown with the Meri Top + Dress, another JillyAtlanta pattern.
Sewing level: Confident beginner
******* This pattern contains the option to print layers! So you get the choice to print just the size you need. :) *******
This is a PDF sewing pattern, not an actual garment. Upon purchase, you will be able to immediately download it. Make sure you have a PDF reader (like Adobe Reader) on your home computer as you will need this to open your file. If you don't have Adobe Reader already, you can go here to download it free... http://get.adobe.com/reader/
A Bellaire A0 file is now included in the download! What is an A0 file? It's the pattern pieces that are printed at full scale at a print shop and on a large sheet of paper. Kinda like tissue patterns! No printing or taping at home required! :)