Me Made : New Look 6459 culottes in Denim from Brave Fabrics

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Is it possible to fall in love with a pattern and just want to make it over and over?  Yes!  I have fallen head over heels in love with New Look 6459 culottes and at that same time have fallen in love with this Art Gallery Puzzle Sandblast denim from Brave Fabrics.



This fabric was gifted to me by the lovely Erin from Brave Fabrics and as soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make these culottes.  I have made them previously in a linen and wore them to Frocks, Tales and Tea.   My love affair with this pattern started then. 


I have changed the crotch curve a little to fit me better.  It is still not perfect but I'm happy with it.  And the length is perfect for me at 175cm tall.  And pockets! The pockets are perfection!


But let's chat about this fabric!  Its a lightweight denim, similar to tencel and the drape is really lovely. And sewing it up was a dream! An absolute dream.  I wasn't really sure of the direction of the print on the fabric but I decided that all the points should point up.


And just for some forward planning, here is what they look like after the school run on a humid day!  Sure they are creased, but I wouldn't be running to the iron them before I went out again! They just look worn and comfy in my opinion!


I would love to make more from this fabric actually.  I think it would work beautifully in a In the folds Acton dress, a Named Inari dress (the top I am wearing is an Inari tee) or even a Closet Case Kalle shirt.

Can't wait to see what you make of it!!
xxx

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