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Persephone Pants Kit

The Persephone Pants are a fun, wide leg trouser that are uniquely based on photographs of men’s 1920s-’40s US Navy sailor pants.

An individual, high waisted trouser without side seams, meaning the front and back legs are cut from one piece. They have a concealed button fly, front waist in-seam pockets, belt loops, and two back waist shaping darts.

We have paired up 3 fabric combinations using Japanese Sevenberry Cotton twill fabric and beautiful co-ordinating Liberty Tana cotton lawn. Choose from three, gorgeous colour options: Burgundy, Petrol Blue or Rust.

This kit is available in sizes US 0-20, waist 25" - 39".

  • Anna Allen Persephone Pants Sewing Pattern* (Size range: Waist 25" - 39") *This includes A0 print outs of the trouser version only on sturdy 90gsm paper. There will be a link to the instruction booklet in your order confirmation email.
  • 3m Sevenberry Japanese Cotton Twill Fabric
  • Matching Gutermann Sew All Thread
  • 6 Metal Buttons from Textile Garden (1x20mm for waistband and 5x15mm for the fly)
  • Liberty Tana Lawn for Pocket Lining
  • Woven fusible Interfacing
  • Prym Machine Needles
  • Sew-in woven label - "Made by me with g&g'

Alongside the purchase of this kit you will receive access to Laurens exclusive YouTube video to be used alongside the pattern instructions.

The link to this video will be contained in your order confirmation email.

This pattern is aimed at the 'Intermediate' level. This trickiest part is constructing the fly front!

To complete this project you'll need a basic sewing tools, find out what Lauren recommends in this article. You'll need a regular sewing machine. An Overlocker is useful but not essential.

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