Gobi Culottes PDF

Itch to Stitch


Buy the Gobi Culottes sewing pattern from Itch to Stitch. The Gobi Culottes are unique and a lovely addition to your wardrobe. Made to look like a skirt, but with the convenience of pants, the Gobi has a contour waistband that sits high at your natural waist. Features include front pleats with topstitching, slanted front pockets, and back seams for shaping. The buttoned fly front adds interest, and you can also lengthen the legs to create a longer pair for the fall!

Suggested fabrics: Medium weight, non-stretch woven fabric, such as twill, broadcloth, tropical wool, lightweight denim and linen // Lining: Stable, lightweight woven fabric, such as quilting cotton and cotton batiste. The lining is for the pocket bags.

Fabric requirements: 54″ (135 cm) wide main fabric: 1 1/8 – 1 1/2 yards (1 – 1.3 m) // 54″ (135 cm) wide lining fabric: 3/8 yard (0.3 – 0.4 m) // If you choose to lengthen the culottes, you will need twice the additional length of main fabric. For example, if you want to lengthen the culottes by 10″, you will need an extra 20″ of main fabric.

Sizing: US 00 – 20 (approx. UK 8 – 22). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Medium weight fusible woven or weft insertion interfacing; seven 1/2″ (1.25 cm) buttons (jean buttons or regular sewn-on buttons); 1/4″ (6 mm) wide twill tape as long as your waist, plus 3″ (7.6 cm) (you can also cut your own from non-stretch, lightweight fabric selvage); 15″ (38 cm) of 3/8″ (1 cm) wide straight fusible stay tape (or make your own using lightweight woven fusible interfacing cut on straight grain); 1″ (2.5 cm) wide purchased bias binding as long as your hip circumference (or make your own).

This sewing pattern is available in PDF format. The PDF pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step illustrated instructions (19 pages); digital pattern compatible with both US letter and A4 paper sizes (21 pages); copy shop file. This is a layered PDF, so you can select your size before printing.

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Additional information


Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen, Wools / Suiting

Make time

All day, Half a day

Sewing level



UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50

Pattern format


PDF Printing

21 Pages

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