Pants

The Pietra Pants by Closet Case Patterns

Five or more years ago I bought a pair of tapered khaki pants that became one of my best wardrobe buddies. They had pockets. The waistband was elasticised in the back and they had a button-up fly front that I…

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Persephone Pants + modified Hilary Top

I made my first pair of Anna Allen’s Persephone Pants in April last year, boldly calling them ‘pair one of possibly a zillion pairs’. I’ve got a way to go but I’m sort of on track with these, my third pair….

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Meet our NEW Chiara Pants Pattern

Meet our latest pattern – the Chiara Pants! This wide leg pant has a flared hem, front and back darts and side invisible zipper opening. The waistline is finished with a stitched down facing. Depending on your fabric choice, Chiara works perfectly as…

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The Persephone Pants

If patterns were a buzzword then the Persephone Pants are, right now, the hottest one out there. The pattern, produced by Colorado-based designer Anna Allen, is described as being “based on photographs of men’s 1920s-’40s US Navy sailor pants.” The…

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My Ultimate (Tartan) Trousers

Pants, man. I’ve touched on this before and how my default cold day choice are my beloved jeans which, by the end of winter, aren’t so beloved any more. That meant a new pair of pants were on the sewing list…

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NEW :: Nina Pant Pattern

Meet our latest pattern – the Nina Pant! This classic, slim, tapered leg pant has a faced waistline that sits on the lower waist. Design features include flat front, back darts, stitched down facing, side invisible zipper and twin-needle finished wide…

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Pant Love :: New Look 6459

Last year, my pant pattern crush was ALL about Butterick 6178 which I blogged here and here. For me, one clear benchmark of a Pattern Winner (aside from multiple makes, obvs) is whether or not I can recall the pattern number…

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Our New Demi Pant Pattern

  Meet our newest pattern – the Demi Pant! This pull-on, cropped pant pattern features an elasticised waist and full leg with side stitched down pockets. A clever pleat detail at the front and back hemline is finished with a bias bind…

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Going back for two more – Butterick 6178

I originally professed my deep and abiding affection for Butterick 6178 in this post and then I promptly went and made two more pairs. As I mentioned back then, I went a little colour cray-cray on a second pink pair….

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