Dawn Rigid Jeans
Megan Nielsen

$21.00 each

The Dawn Rigid Jeans 4-in-1 pattern is a classic high waisted rigid jean pattern set.  It includes four design views, and multiple lengths for tall, regular and cropped.  The pattern features a high rise to sit on the natural waist, a button fly (or optional zip fly), and a close fit through the waist and hips with classic jeans details. 

View A is a tapered leg jean.  View B is a straight leg jean.  View C is a wide leg jean.  View D is a jean short.

Your beautiful pattern envelope includes the full size pattern on high quality tissue paper and comprehensive instruction booklet with detailed instructions to guide you through constructing your garment.

Megan Nielsen designs sewing patterns with real people in mind and is passionate about sewing beautiful clothing that you can wear every day.  Her goal is to make sewing your own stylish wardrobe enjoyable and easy.

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Make Ideas

Choose a gorgeous washed cotton twill, a classic non-stretch denim, or even luxurious bottom-weight linen to make your new favorite high-waisted jeans.

The jeans hardware kits we stock are a perfect option to gather the jeans-specific supplies and tools to create the perfect pair of jeans:

KATM Navy Jeans Hardware Kit
KATM Black Jeans Hardware Kit

Basic Information

Experience Level


Size Range

hip measure 34" – 48", waist measure 24" – 38"

Design Information

Megan Nielsen patterns have a modern fit – which means that they have less wearers ease and more closely align to ready to wear sizing. This pattern is designed with options for tall (5'9") and regular (5'5"). Please see the inseam and rise notes on the gallery image for guidance in selecting a size.

What else do I need?

Fabric recommendations: bottom-weight woven fabrics such as denim, twill, corduroy, linen and linen blends.

*See gallery image for fabric amount requirements based on size choice. Additional fabric may be required to match patterned fabric.

4 jeans buttons, OR 1 jeans button and 1 jeans zipper (see gallery image for length based on size choice)
topstitch thread
woven fabric scraps for pockets
9 rivets & posts (optional)
fusible interfacing

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