Bowie pants

I was going to Tokyo to visit my son and felt I needed to dress well. I had the idea for some short wide pants and found this really great blue green linen to make them from. I used a vintage pattern Stil 6166, but made the legs straight instead of bell bottomed and of course shortened them. I also made the waist dubble width and put on two buttons to hold them up, I’m really plesed with how they look and they go so well together with my Bowie boots!

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  1. Stylish!

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  2. […] me back these beautiful fabrics when she was in India last year. I’ve cut out another pair of short wide pants, or culottes as I’ve learned they’re called. here I was, thinking I’d come up […]

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  3. […] I used it again I realized there were three midriff pleats instead of the two I’d made the first time, ah […]

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  4. […] I finally finished my second pair of culottes and I look forward to loving them as much as my first pair which turned out to be a […]

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