Pants & Shorts



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    Verso Trousers & Shorts


    Verso is a very classic and timeless trouser sewing pattern that includes two variations: straight-leg high water trousers, and shorts with small side slits. Both variations are high-waisted, have a discreet invisible side zipper, and angular patch pockets that can be sewn on the front or back.

  • Kits

    Kit: The Pegs

    From $65

    Joan’s kits have everything you need to make the pattern of your choice. Each kit contains a pattern, suitable fabric, matching thread, plus interfacing and notions where applicable. In addition to being a convenient way to purchase supplies for your next creation our kits offer great value. They also make a very special gift!

  • Merchant & Mills

    The Pegs by Merchant & Mills


    A pair of ‘Peg’ trousers featuring a fly front, angled pockets and turn-ups. Front legs can be half lined for woollens.

  • Sewing Patterns by Masin

    Heidi Pants


    The Heidi Pants are a super high waist wide leg pant or jeans. This pattern has three different length options: Full length, ankle length and shorts. The front patch pockets give the pants a playful look. The back of the pant features a back yoke and patch pockets. Four big patch pockets on a women’s garment, that’s a win!

  • Modern Sewing Co.

    Men’s Worker Trousers by Modern Sewing Co.


    Our Worker Trousers are the ultimate everyday trousers. Fitted on the hips with a slight balloon in the leg for volume & comfort.

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    Tynni Cigarette Trousers


    The Tyyni pants are timeless, high-waisted trousers with straight legs. This sewing pattern has a slim and flattering fit, with side seams that are curved at the hip and waist. The pants feature subtle in-seam side pockets and a classic zip fly fastening. The vents at the leg openings add a touch of light and airy look. You can iron or stitch creases on the legs.

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    Olo Set


    Olo is a relaxed and easy set that consists of a long sleeve tee and wide leg cozy trousers with high, elasticated waist and no side seams. You can sew the straight-cut T-shirt as either a dainty rolled-hem funnel neck, or a deep V-neck with binding. The blouse hem, sleeves and leg openings can all be finished with a rolled hem or a simple turnup.

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    Nini Culottes


    The Ninni culottes are a pair of delightfully simple and easy elastic-waist pants! This sewing pattern comes with a generous amount of ease and handy in-seam side pockets. You can sew Ninni culotte trousers either from a knit or a woven fabric.

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    Mimosa Culottes


    Mimosa culottes is a stylish sewing pattern for midi-length trousers with a high waist and super wide legs. These culottes combine minimalist details with impressive volume in an interesting way. The front has slanted pleats and a fly front zipper fastening. The narrow waistband fastens at the front with a concealed button and hook closure. The trousers also have subtle slash side pockets.

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    Aina Trousers


    The Aina sewing pattern includes two variations: Classic trousers with a slightly tapered ankle-length leg, and trendy culottes. Both of these lightly fitted pants have a high rise, fly zipper closure, front pockets, and patch pockets in the back. The front waist is finished with a classic waistband with a decorative button closure at the sides. The back waist has a relaxed elastic detail, making the trousers more comfortable and easier to fit. Either variation can be sewn with or without the decorative topstitchings.


  • Matchy Matchy Sewing Club

    Recess Play Plants by Matchy Matchy Sewing Club


    The Recess Play Pants are an everyday easy fitting pant with plenty of room for comfort. They feature an elasticated waistband, separated slant front pockets and optional back pocket(s). The seam down the center front and center back legs allows for optimal patchwork fun. The rise hits just slightly below the natural waist. The pattern is drafted as a full length pant giving you the flexibility to wear them full length or cuffed. The pattern can also be easily shortened to ankle length or lengthened as needed. View A has a 2″ (5 cm) wide hem. View B has an elasticated mini peplum cuff for some added sass. 

    With all Matchy Matchy sewing patterns, we’ve designed the Recess Play Pants to have simple shapes and easy construction to take the overwhelm out of sewing and to help you find the joy of discovery. 

  • Friday Pattern Company

    Saguaro Set

    The Saguaro Set is a two piece woven set made up of elastic waistband pants and a pullover top. This is the perfect outfit for road trips through the desert, sunset walks on the beach, or dancing the night away. The pants feature roomy pockets and a waistband with a drawstring. The top has a plunging V neckline that includes an optional tie closure. You can wear the top backwards or forwards. This flowy set is easy to sew and fun to wear with endless options for customization.

Welcome to Joan’s Fine Fabrics, my good old fashioned fabric shop – online.

You’ll find new fabrics arriving nearly every week, like the latest European linens from Merchant & Mills and other popular fabric brands.


Our gorgeous sewing patterns have low and zero waste options to help save fabric, money and the planet. You can trust they’re good because I personally sew using the same patterns and fabrics that I sell here in-store. The proof is in the pudding, my Nana always said, so check out my detailed pattern reviews where I share my tips, tricks and learnings for each pattern.

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If your sewing box needs a bit of a stock up, you’ll find all the haberdashery bits and bobs you need here too. From gorgeous Liberty bias binding, to buttons and the cutest labels for your finished home sewing. There’s specialist tailoring items, right down to needles, pins and every shade of thread to go with your project (yes I will match thread to your fabric for you!).

Remember to check out our one off and repurposed vintage recycled fabrics. You might just find a treasure! 

Happy hunting!

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