Recently I’ve lived the weekly version of annus horribilis – its a new soap opera by definition. There was a twinkling highlight though, I spoke at NSW Parliament House. Thanks for taking my pic hubby x
Behold – the culottes. Style Arc Erin, twice to be precise. It was all about precision.
Sallie-Oh posted a lovely rendition, – she found they ran large too. These are so large that despite making a size smaller than my measurements recommended, I took in about 6cm at the waist. And then I folded the pleats over about 2cm more each side, taking the remainder in at the sides and they’re still big.
First – in a fetching circloid japanese-y linen – purchased in Sapporo and saved for a sure thing…
Lastly, the wintery, wooly lined version avec wolly contrasty bits, welts and side tabs for cleverness.
If you’re tempted, the pattern lies! They will be huge in the waist, you will need to take them in despite twill tape and staystitching. The pattern suggests something floaty, I really like the linen version and the wool ones might be handy with my black patent boots for competitive cossack dancing should the need arise.
Outcome – thats enough culottes for this girl.