Cotton/Tencel Denim Joggers by SewSophieLynn


As a busy mom of five I get my fashion inspiration not from the pages of Vogue magazine but usually from the chic mom running errands or pushing the cart around the grocery store.  I live in comfy clothes but still like to look pulled together.  I’ve been dying for a pair of denim joggers for what seems like forever!


Hallelujah!  The stars aligned and these beauties were born!  I love that they look cute but still feel like I’m wearing my pajamas.  I used this lovely grey cotton/tencel denim that is a dream to wear.  It’s lightweight but still feels like it will hold up to whatever I throw at them- whether it’s a Saturday at the soccer fields or a fun date night with the hubby.



I used the Pattern Emporium Ladies Harem Pants with some slight modifications.  I like my joggers loose and these are just what I was after.  I took about an inch off the back at the hips through the waist and used a slightly bigger seam allowance to bring them in all over just a touch more.  I did an extra wide bottom hem and inserted 1.5″ elastic for a nice big cuff.  I then ran a couple rows of stitching on top for detail.


I added grommets to my waistband and did a faux drawstring.  All these details make them more like joggers and less like fancy harem pants.  I think they are a nice marriage of both styles.

I love how versatile they are to wear!  I’ll throw on my favorite tee to get me through the last days of summer.  Then I can pair them with my favorite flannel button-up when the weather gets cooler as we head into fall.  I can even dress them up for a fancy date night on the town. (Who am I kidding?  Date nights are few and far between but at least I’ll be ready for it!)


I had to give you a little booty shot- these look fab, am I right?!

Thanks for joining me here on the Cali & Co. blog.  You can catch me over at SewSophieLynn where I share my newest makes for me and those five kiddos I mentioned earlier.  I’m so excited to be a part of the Cali & Co. team!

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9 thoughts on “Cotton/Tencel Denim Joggers by SewSophieLynn”

  1. I love this pattern! Truthfully, I’m kind of terrified to sew anything for myself below the waist because I have such a weird shape but I might risk it in something with some stretch for these.

    1. This pattern is very forgiving and I think it’s a perfect place to start. Pants are hard to fit but so rewarding too! Good Luck Barbara!

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