November 10, 2015

I am very excited to release a Men’s version of the Hudson pant today. Since releasing the women’s and also the children’s versions, I have had a lot of requests for a similar pattern for men.

Like the other versions, the Men’s Hudson Pant has an elastic / drawstring waist and front pockets. There is a little extra room around the hips and crotch, tapering down to a skinnier leg at the ankle. I kept the construction of this pattern almost exactly like the others, keeping notches, and details in the same place. If you have already made a pair for yourself or a child, then these will be an even easier sew for you.

The sizing for this pant is waist sizes 28 through 42. I highly recommend using actual measurements and not ready-to-wear sizing to choose what size to cut. Just like in women’s clothing, ready-to-wear sizing is often skewed and does not reflect actual waist measurements.

The recommended fabric for this pattern is medium to heavy weight knits such as french terry, ponte, and sweatshirt knit with a suggested stretch of 40% – 75%. The navy sweatshirt knit above was purchased at Metro in NYC and the dark grey french terry was bought on a shopping trip in Montreal with Closet Case Files. I have found that for men you really do want to avoid lighter weight knits such as interlock as they tend to look a little more feminine.

I will not be doing a sewalong for the Men’s Hudson Pants as they are so similar to the other┬áversions, but I will be back with some fabric and ready-to-wear inspiration in a couple of days. I hope that you are as excited about this pattern as I am. Please let me know if you have any questions. If you would like to purchase the pattern you can do so here. Use the code LAUNCHWEEK for 20% off today through this Sunday at Midnight EST.

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  • Reply Heather November 10, 2015 at 2:01 PM

    I love these!! I can see making lots for the men in my life. I wear mine constantly!

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 9:56 AM

      Thanks heather! Im hoping the men in our lives love them as much as we do.

  • Reply Jessica November 10, 2015 at 2:59 PM

    Nice one!! I practically live in my Hudsons and really need to make some “office- appropriate” ones. Secret pyjama’s ftw :-). Love the mens version as well!

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 9:57 AM

      im a big fan of sneaky pjs. between hudsons and leggings its becoming a daily thing for me ­čÖé

  • Reply Meg White November 10, 2015 at 3:38 PM

    Cool! This would be great to make ski long underwear for my boyfriend. I think he’d prefer the looser fit to leggings, but it’s still tight enough around the ankle to not get bulky inside his snow pants.

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 9:58 AM

      good thinking. thats never crossed my mind. love the idea of ski hudsons.

  • Reply Fabric Tragic November 10, 2015 at 4:12 PM

    Nice one! I’ll definitely have a happy customer with these – he loves his stretchy wear!

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 9:58 AM

      my husband too. they have been on constant rotation around our house.

  • Reply Sonja November 10, 2015 at 10:53 PM

    I looooooove these! They look awesome!

  • Reply crab&bee November 11, 2015 at 12:10 PM

    A couple of weeks ago, I wouldn’t have thought I’d needed this pattern.. but my husband has been vocally lamenting the design of his running pants and these would be such a stylish improvement!

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 9:59 AM

      They are really good running pants in my opinion. Just make sure your fabric has some spandex in it so that it has good recovery with the workout.

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  • Reply Carmen November 12, 2015 at 3:04 AM

    Wonderful! Thanks!

    • Reply True Bias November 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM

      so glad you like them Carmen.

  • Reply Miss Crayola Creepy November 12, 2015 at 1:15 PM

    These are rad!

  • Reply kristin November 14, 2015 at 11:09 PM

    Ahhhh so glad you made these!! My husband is totally on board with me making some, too! Excellent.

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