Ladies Summer Caye Pants, Capris & Shorts

(11 customer reviews)


All Love Notions Sewing Patterns are digital downloads, you may print them at home or send to a copy shop. A physical pattern will not be mailed to you.

The Summer Caye pattern brings you light and breezy pants that will be all you’ll want to wear this summer! Make these pants using light-weight woven fabrics or knits. Also included are capri length and two shorts lengths: 6″ & 9″. The pants and capris have three hem options: standard wide hem, split hem, and tulip hem. The shorts have two hem options: standard wide hem and cuffed. Choose from palazzo width or go a little more conservative with the wide-leg width. The front pockets are a slimming style and won’t gape at the hips! The back patch pockets also add a little more style and functionality. These easy, pull-on pants feature a flat front and elastic back to kick up your wardrobe a notch.

Summer Caye Features:

  • Meant for woven or knit fabrics
  • Wide leg and palazzo widths
  • 4 lengths: 6″ and 9″ shorts, capris and full length
  • 4 hem options: standard deep hem, cuffed, split hem and tulip hem
  • Front and back pockets
  • Flat front with elastic back

Sizes: 0-28 (See Size Charts here)

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Check out this inspiring blog post:

comfy pants

Pattern Formats Included:

  • Print at home for US letter & A4 paper, trimless format with layers
  • Large format file for copy shop printing. This file will print on two A0 (33″ x 46″) size sheets. Be sure to instruct your printer to print actual size in black and white on their cheapest paper. We recommend PDFPlotting for printing the large format files.
  • A projector file is also included for those using projector technology.

Be sure to check out the coordinating girls Summer Caye pattern!



The Summer Caye pdf instant downloadable pattern contains:

  • Summer Caye Instant downloadable pdf pattern contains: 4 lengths: full length, capri, 9″ shorts, 6″ shorts.
  • Optional front pockets & back patch pockets.
  • 3 hem styles: standard deep hem, split hem and tulip hem.
  • 2 pages of inspiration photos from pattern testers.
  • 10 pages of bright and clear step by step color illustrations and photos.
  • 3 pages to customize the fit.
  • Cutting guide
  • Included is a print chart to only print the pages you need for your style choice.
  • In addition to the print-at-home file, an A0-sized large format file for copy shop printing is also included
  • A projector file is included for those using projector technology
  • Optimized for most tablets with links to each part of the pattern. Print only the pattern pieces and use a tablet or computer to read the instructions to save on ink and paper!
  • This pattern has the ability to print just desired size(s) and in addition features trimless pattern assembly! Open the PDF in Adobe, select the layer thumbnail on the left hand menu and then select the size(s) to print. See this tutorial for more information.
  • Designed for both letter and A4 paper printing.
  • Because we value work at home business, feel free to use this pattern in your home sewing businesses. Mass production is strictly prohibited.

Fabric requirements and size chart


Summer Caye for Ladies fabric requirements & size chart

Line Drawing


summer caye pants

11 reviews for Ladies Summer Caye Pants, Capris & Shorts

  1. samsam7700

    Super easy to sew and the flat front/elastic back waistband is great! I also appreciate a pattern that can be sewn with both knit and woven fabric. I feel like I’m getting more bang for my buck that way.

  2. Trista

    I’ve been looking for a good summer pants pattern. This pattern has so many options. I won’t need another pattern.

  3. Glenda

    I am so glad I finally sewed up a pair of the Summer Caye Shorts. A super cute, easy sew…with wonderful fashion detailing on the pockets. I appreciate that the pattern is drafted so that the front has a smooth, streamlined profile….and the back has more room. Not baggy. Just more room for the booty….without adding the illusion of extra width to the body. Just follow the fabric recommendations and you will have a lovely, breezy, slimming pair of pants. I made the Palazzo shorts and flat out LOVE them….I live in the Mojave Desert, and this pattern will be well used over and over … I have some lovely rayon knit that I will use as my next pair, in the palazzo capri version. Thanks Tami…you make sewing fun again!

  4. Lea

    Adorable, and a great fit. I love that they are loose, without being baggy.

  5. playatlife (verified owner)

    I love my Cayes. I’ve made full length and crops; both are stylish and comfortable. And an easy sew.

  6. Cara (verified owner)

    I love the way the pockets are drafted on these – they stay in place very nicely.

  7. heather mccormick (verified owner)

    These are my go-to summer pants! Casual, They are an easy project to sew up for some comfy, casual spring/summer pants!

  8. Becca Rees (verified owner)

    I sewed the wide leg version with a regular hem in a ponte. I found they came up too big so I had to take about an inch off each side seam, but that may have been my poor measuring! The instructions are really clear and helpful and I am just about to start a palazzo pant in a light floaty fabric… I may have at least 2 other pairs already planned!

  9. Tamara (verified owner)

    Fun sew & perfect for all year round, especially for vacations!

  10. FrenchieMom (verified owner)

    This was a fun and easy sew that surprised me with how great it fit and how flattering it is. Now I just have to make up my mind whether to make the wide leg or palazzo pants. This was my inspiration for hacking the Allegros to have the flat front/elasticated back because it’s so comfortable.

  11. Nikki Bee (verified owner)

    I’ve made two pairs of these and they’re amazing. I had to add length so I did my own little process to make it easier for projector use. I’ll make some more for sure. They are a great summer pant. I’m going to do some capris next. Love the back pockets.

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