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Megan Nielsen: MN2203 (Tania Culottes) thumbsup - Type:Skirts    printable version
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Posted on:10/23/13 7:10 AM
Project Photo:Megan Nielsen: MN2203 by LizJaneB

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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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Fabric:Rayon Challis  [See other projects in this fabric]
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Pattern Description: Ideal for every day wear, this modern take on culottes combines the practicality of shorts with the cuteness of a circle 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. Comes in short length, and is easily adapted to longer hems

Pattern Sizing: XS-XL

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes!

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, these are very very easy to make in terms of construction. It's just getting an even hem that is the challenge!

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I found the hems really difficult to get even (nothing my husband couldn't help with!) but they seem to dip at the back - I'm not a fan of that look.

Fabric Used: rayon challis

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I evened up the hems. I accidently interfaced both the waistband and the waistband interfacing but that didn't make any real difference to the result.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes and yes. I adore this pattern. I made these specially to bike ride around a zoo and they were perfect.

Conclusion: the perfect choice for when you want to wear a skirt but what the practicality of shorts. I love and adore these culottes.

Visit my blog and check out the bike riding pictures and me feeding giraffes!

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MrsCharisma said...
Absolutely love these! Nice work.
10/23/13 10:56 AM
carolynw said...
Beautiful and so right for what you were doing. I'd love to look that cool!
10/23/13 12:56 PM
evelynhughes said...
Awesome culottes!
10/23/13 2:42 PM
KathB said...
Your culottes look so breezy and stylish.
10/23/13 8:59 PM
KathB said...
Your culottes look so breezy and stylish.
10/23/13 8:59 PM
Nicole Bacon said...
Lovely!
10/24/13 8:22 AM
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