DIY Men’s Joggers with Patterns for Pirates Papa Bear Jogger Pattern

My husband has been asking for a new pair of joggers for a LONG time. Too long. Finally his birthday rolled around I managed to make another pair.

Our favorite pattern is the Patterns for Pirates Papa Bear Joggers.

I have made them before and they fit great. I select his size and grade based on the size chart and add a little length for his height.

I wanted something a little nicer than sweat pants so I went with a Ponte Knit and used Ribbing for the cuffs and band. (Sorry, not sorry, we don’t wear shoes at home.)

Lastly to add a little more finish I decided to add a but of vinyl using my Silhouette and an .svg file I purchased from a shop on Etsy, Milsea Design

THE NITTY-GRITTY:

Pattern Description: Pattern for Pirates Papa Bear Joggers
Pattern sizing: Sizes included: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, Plus 1X, Plus 2X and Plus 3X (waist size 28-48)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern when you were finished sewing? Yes
Were the instructions complete and easy to follow? Yes.
Fabric used: Ponte and Ribbing
Did you use the recommended fabrics in the pattern: Yes/ I used the same weight fabric recommend, although it specifically recommends french terry.
Did you alter the pattern in any way? No, I graded and chose his size according to the the size chart
Would you sew it again? Yes, I have sewn it several times and will continue to use it.
Would you recommend it to others? Yes
Do you consider the pattern beginner/intermediate/advanced? Beginner to intermediate depending on options
Seam allowance used in the pattern? 1/2

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