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 knee length with full skirt. View C is midi length with less fullness. View D is knee length with less fullness.
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, lightweight wool, tencel and chambray.
You will also need:
- 9" invisible zipper