Hello my friends and a warm greeting from Melbourne Australia. I would like to introduce you to the newest PDF sewing pattern from Designer Stitch – the Tanner Culotte.
The influence for the Tanner was this pic I came across on Pinterest quite a few months ago. I have loads of “secret” boards I pin too that allows me to save trending shapes and styles.
Another big trend coming our way is “frayed” edges which I thought was an ideal way to step up the classic culotte shape to make the style on trend and a bit edgy.
Hence the Tanner Culotte. The silhouette offers a shaped waistband that sits at your natural waist, front patch pockets, back patch pockets, back yoke, fly front zipper and optional soft tie belt.
For those not familiar with this fashion-forward style, culottes are essentially a wide-legged, cropped jean.
A classic pair of culottes will actually look and hang much like a midi-length skirt, with very wide-cut, flared legs that hit at (or even above) mid-calf level.
Styled the right way culottes can be both flattering and super chic and are suitable for all trans seasonal wearing – for the autumnal climate in the Northern Hemisphere and the Summer season fast approaching in the Southern Hemisphere.
They look fabulous paired with a soft summer top – just like the Eleni that Belinda is wearing in the above photo or Kate in the photo below.
As you have probably read in my previous posts I am a mad pinner on Pinterest. Prior to sending the pattern out to my testers I started a board called ” Boot Crop Culottes” which my testers found great for their own inspiration when developing the Tanner Culottes for their own look.
The board has many fabulous photos of styling influences and the different looks that are achievable for the culotte silhouette. The board can be found here – https://www.pinterest.com.au/designerstitch/boot-crop-culottes/
The Tanner Culotte looks fabulous is loads of different fabric types – linen, denim, corduroy right through to twills and wool types. It give you a great opportunity to load the style with fabulous top- stitching and some fabulous frayed edges. It has a sewing difficulty level of 3 from 5 so it is suitable for intermediate sew’ists.
You can also find Tanner styling details here – https://www.liveabout.com/how-to-wear-denim-culottes-4101352
And here – https://www.popsugar.com.au/fashion/Denim-Culotte-Outfit-Ideas-38329034#photo-38329033
I would love to see what you have made with the Tanner Culotte Pattern. Don’t forget to tag your posts with
Cheerio and Kind Regards
Annie G at Designer Stitch. xx