Tania Cullottes

Megan Nielsen


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Modern take on culottes combining the practicality of shorts with the appearance of a skirt. Pattern features a fitted waistband, wonderful drape, invisible side seam zipper and hidden centre front and back pleats to create the illusion of a skirt.

Version 1 is mini length, Version 2 is knee length and Version 3 is midi length.

This sewing pattern is available in PAPER format.

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Additional information


8, 10, 12, 14, 16

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

Half a day


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Linen

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  1. teenyk

    It was an easy, quick project.
    The hardest bit for me was cutting the slippery fabric. The waist ended up a tiny bit big so I put some elastics in.

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  2. Tania Cullottes


    Fabric: drapey woven viscose
    Instructions: clear and pretty simple. It definitely needed hanging for a couple of days before hemming, as there’s a lot of bias in it as it’s so full.
    Alterations: I bought my pattern a while ago, when there was only one length – short! – and so having seen on blogs the length it ends up, I made a size L but used XL length plus added a couple of inches more. It looks like the pattern now includes different lengths?
    Finished item: love it! You can’t help but twirl… It’s pretty short and flippy though – I have to watch out for a gust of wind!

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  3. Tania Cullottes


    -Fabric Used: Jersey Knit with practically no stretch.
    -Instructions: The instructions were very easy to follow. The entire pattern is very straight forward.
    -Ease of Use: Very easy to follow along, the illustrations are clear! 🙂
    -Alterations: I opted for an elastic waistband instead of a zipper, so I changed up the way the waistband was attached a little.
    -Finished Project: My finished project looked exactly like the line drawings, very skirt like and adorable. 😀
    -Like / Dislike: I can’t believe I owned the pattern for so long before I made it. It’s so quick and simple. I love that they are culottes and they have some freedom to them that you don’t have with a skirt but that it LOOKS like a skirt. They are on the short side, which I love, but it’s something to be aware of.
    Difficulty: This pattern is pretty simple, I would recommend for someone who is comfortable having inserted zippers. 🙂
    -Recommendation: I would recommend this pattern to a friend.
    -Size: Blended between S and XS
    You can see my full review and more pictures on the blog at http://theartofoh.blogspot.com/2015/11/wear-to-where-blog-tour-brunch-with.html

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