Note: this is an electronic pattern, available for immediate download. You will receive a tiled .pdf file suitable for home printing on a US or international printer. File contains 24 pages of pattern (can be printed in as little as 15 depending on your measurements), plus 5 pages of covers/instructions. Create custom-fit leggings in a flash! The innovative Espresso template from Cake RiFFs makes it simple just measure, mark, and connect the dots for a pattern that fits just right and sews up quickly. Elastic waistband slips smoothly beneath other layers. Cake RiFFs are sewable, wearable, re-makeable basics. Inside the envelope, you'll find a single-piece template and clear, simple steps to create custom-fit leggings. Like other Cake Patterns, this design uses grid-guide logic and your own raw measurements for a fully customized fit. Espresso's written sewing instructions are clear and easy-to-follow for beginners and experienced stitchers alike! Sizing: (see envelope back) The sizing for your Espresso pattern will be based on a set of measurements that are quick and easy to take, even on your own. Fabric Suggestions: Jersey, doubleknit/ponte, stretch velvet, stretch mesh, ITY, stretch lace. Dancewear fabrics make for fun, modern layering options. Fabric Requirements: (see envelope back) Basically, you'll need a leg's worth of leggings fabric. For sewing inspiration and visual reference guides, check out sewingcake.com/5555-leggings When using tiled .pdf files, first print the gauge and measure it. Tested and approved up to 5% margin of error. Small variations may occur between various printers. Print scale setting: 100% BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Use a sewing machine basics like cutting. threading, taking measurements It's really important to follow the directions carefully SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS With ~10% negative ease; fabric must have very good stretch and recovery for best results.