Modern take on culottes combining the practicality of shorts with the appearance of a skirt. Pattern features a fitted waistband, deep pockets, wonderful drape, invisible side seam zipper and hidden center front and back pleats to create the illusion of a skirt.
View A is short with a full skirt. View B is a knee length with full skirt. View C is midi length with less fullness. View D is knee length with less fullness.
Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight fabrics with plenty of drape work well for all variations. Ideal fabrics include: crepe de chine, cotton, crepe, challis, lawn, rayon, linen, light weight wool, tencel and chambray. Fabrics with structure and little drape are better suited to View C & D.
Notions: Coordinating thread, interfacing for waistband, 9"/22 cm invisible zipper
Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
US Women's sizes 0-20
The pattern envelope includes the full size pattern on high quality tissue paper and instruction booklet with detailed instructions to guide you through constructing your garment. Instructions are in English and use the imperial and the metric system.