One of my favorite ways to switch up patterns is to replace the gathers with pleats. It can take a design in a whole new direction! It’s super easy to do, and works great for not-so-little-girls who are wanting a little more grown up look.
This tutorial is written with the Serendipity Trousers in mind, but will work on almost all designs where there is gathering. You will just need to adjust the number or depth of your pleats to fit the design.
Let’s get started!