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Twig and Tale
Comfortable, easy-to-wear culottes combine the breezy, elegant feel of a skirt with the every-day practicality of pants. Flowy wide legs, soft front pleats, a contoured, flat-front waistband, and a channeled elastic back create a beautiful fit. With three options for length, gorgeous deep pockets, and optional ties, you’ll find yourself reaching for these versatile culottes again and again.
Bonus: A yoga-style sensory waistband is included for an extra-soft wearing option, along with a contoured pregnancy waistband too.
Skill level: Adventurous beginner
Waistband options: flat-front + elastic back, or yoga-style”sensory” waistband
Deep, functional pockets
Three lengths: shorts, calf-length, full-length
Specially-designed maternity option that can also be worn postpartum
Suitable for woven fabrics
Lightweight wovens: linen, cotton, chambray, double gauze, muslin, lawn, viscose rayon. For a special occasion skirt try satin, chiffon, or silk.
Midweight wovens suit the shorter lengths better: pinwale cord, velveteen, drill, quilting cotton.
Other Supplies & Notions;
Spool of coordinating thread
Elastic 1″ (2.5cm) wide
Large safety pin for threading elastic through
Optional – lightweight interfacing for front waistband (knitted or woven are best but non-woven would work)
Sizing; UK 6-26 approx.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen
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