The Wardrobe Architect’s Classic Culottes – Elasticated Waist Hack

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There are so many lovely culottes in the shops at the moment so this month I decided to make myself some. I have been embracing elasticated waistbands since having a baby so I made some small adjustments to the Classic Culottes pattern to turn them into elastic waisted culottes. To do this I did the following: – cut out the …

Nel Nan and Nora’s Classic Culottes

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I remember wearing culottes as a child in the mid 80s and loving them! If I remember correctly, they were white with a red and navy trim. Maybe there’s a photo somewhere… After a gap of about 35 years, I sewed a pair using a Butterick pattern from Love Sewing magazine last summer in a navy linen/cotton mix but they …