I AM Armor, wide-leg trousers featuring an elasticated waistband, side pockets and back pockets. The pintucks on my legs and my buttons give me a seaside feel. You can decide to make me as trousers, cropped trousers or shorts. Very easy to make and comfortable, sew me in 1000 different ways and wear me everyday.

Level: Simple

Sizes: 36 to 46 (see sizing chart below)

Seam allowances: Included

Collection : I AM A Sailor




PDF Pattern:

All seam allowances are included in the pattern.

The different pieces don’t overlap with each other. Once printed and assembled, simply cut the pattern at your size and start sewing.

The folder contains the digital sewing pattern in A4, US letter, A3 and A0 formats along with a step by step illustrated explanation guide.

Digital pattern formats:

A4 and US Letter – print at home – 23 sheets

A3 – print at work – 9 sheets

A0 file (aka: copyshop, printshop, wide files) – print at a copy shop – 1 sheet

The file will be emailed to you upon payment. You will also be able to access the file anytime on your account.

Size 36 to 46. See sizing guide below.

Paper Pattern:

All seam allowances are included in the pattern.

The pattern is enclosed in an envelope. It contains the sewing pattern along with a step-by-step illustrated explanation guide.

The different pieces overlap with each other so you will need to trace the pattern on paper. If you prefer a ready-to-cut pattern, try the pdf version as pieces do not overlap with each other.

Size 36 to 46. See sizing guide below.


Medium weight fabrics for trousers: Denim, cotton canvas, linen, gabardine, double gauze, corduroy

The trousers version has been made using a 100% organic denim made in France by 1083.

The fabric for the cropped trousers comes from Marie-Emilienne’s personal collection.

The shorts were sewn with a double gauze fabric from Atelier de la Création.


Trousers: 2 1/4 yards by 55’’ wide

Cropped trousers: 1 7/8 yard by 55’’ wide

Shorts: 1 1/8 yard by 55’’ wide



36’’ of 1’’ wide flat elastic

6 buttons of 5/8’’ to 1’’ diameter


Stature: 1m65 / 5 feet 5 inches

I AM Patterns women sewing pattern measurement chart
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Very simple and fast to sew, it only took one evening to make the shorts !


Simple and efficient. The cropped trousers versions will follow shortly.



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