Finished! Tania Culottes!

Can you guess what I've been making?  
Aww it looks like a lovely skirt.
These are the Tania Culottes by Megan Nielsen.  This is the first pattern I've tried by her and it's just great.  Such a clear, simple pattern to follow, and the way she uses those pleats to hide the crotch is amazing!  This totally looks like a skirt even in action.
My fabric is some kind of cotton/linen suiting.  The only reason I know what it is, is because it doesn't melt under a very hot iron.  And it feels like a natural fibre.
This is me not being very good at invisible zips.  I only had a white one, and I thought "it'll be fine!  It's an invisible zip".  I don't have an invisible zipper foot on my machine so I blame that.  I'm also not too happy with my hem, it went all crinkled.  I can't get the hang of hemming curved things.
The only alteration I made is that I lengthened the skirt about 10cm.  It was super short before!  Apart from that I made a straight XS.
I'd give this pattern two thumbs up! It's extremely comfortable and cute, and I've been wearing it pretty much nonstop.  Totes happy!


  1. They look great! Hmm, I may have to borrow that pattern from you at some point. Perfect for summer bike riding! Hope you're enjoying your holidays!

    1. You can definitely borrow this! I've traced out my size so don't super need the pattern pieces. The pattern is VERY SHORT, like these ones I lengthened about 8cm. But you'll figure it out!


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