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All About the Marett Pants

Fabric resources, fitting details, and tutorials to help you build your skills.


Build Your Wardrobe with the Marett Pants

Bring a little 70s glam into your day-to-day with these palazzo-inspired pants. The Marett pants hit at the natural waist, with a loose fit throughout the hips and legs. They close with a center back invisible zip, and deep front pleats beg for a flowy, drapey fabric, like rayon or crepe. And yes, they have pockets.

These pants are subtly sexy and perfect for a rich jewel tone or a feminine print or go for a sleek monochromatic look, paired with this month’s Angela bodysuit.



Krystal is wearing size 10 Marett pants with 5 1/2” added to the length and 3/4” added to the hip. Her measurements are 37”, 31”, 41” and she is 5’9”. The pants were lengthened to accommodate her height in addition to 4” heels for the photo shoot.



Tutorials to Build Your Skills

Don’t be intimidated by pants—we have tutorials for you.

  • Pants Fitting Basics: Need help fitting your pants? Haley Glenn’s tutorial combines intuitive and technical fitting for pants.
  • How to Sew with Rayon: We made this month’s samples in different rayon blends. Saki Jane will teach you everything you need to know about rayon—what is it, where did it come from, and what is it good for?
  • Sew Like a Pro: If you’re going to sew some fancy pants, you might want to upgrade your sewing tools with this tutorial from Brooks Ann Camper.

Learn How to Customize the Marett Pants

The Seamwork team sewed the Marett pants! See what fabric we picked in this month’s Staff Makes.

This month we walk you through three pattern hacks for the Marett pants.

Wondering what to pair with the Marett pants? Get inspired by this capsule wardrobe.


Shop for Fabric

Love the samples in this month’s issue? Here is where we sourced the fabric.

We purchased this khaki rayon locally. For a similar fabric, try this viscose linen blend from Blackbird Fabrics.

We purchased this sueded rayon locally. For a similar fabric, try Tencel twill, like these from La Mercerie.

Get the Perfect Fit

Marett pattern details



Sizes 0 – 16


About the fit

The Marett pants are fitted in the waist and loose-fitted in the hip.


Sizes 18 – 26


About the fit

The Marett pants are fitted in the waist and loose-fitted in the hip.

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