Culottes and trousers pattern – MIRAGE
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Culottes and trousers pattern – MIRAGE


Mirage is a wrap trousers pattern. It ties at the front and at the back and features two different style depending on which side is tied first. Cut at the ankle or longer to wear with heels, these trousers are relaxed yet stylish. The wide legs provide high freedom of movement and comfort. While covering the legs, the overlapping panels allow a lot of breathability especially welcome during hot days.

Available in A4, US letter and copyshop formats.


Level: beginner

Mirage is for beginners. There are two darts at the front and at the back and it has a single seam as well as a belt with ties to knot.

Measurements table (cm inches)

Height: 1.65m (5’5″)

Finished garment measurements (cm inches)

* The trousers are wrapped in 2 panels and tied with 2 waistbands
** Length between waistband and hem

My measurements

Waist 68cm (26″) – hips 92cm (36″) – height 1.58m (5’2″). I am wearing size B.

Fabric requirements (cm yards)

Version #1, culotte pants:

  • – 150cm / 60” wide: 2.40m / 2 ½ yds
  • – 115cm / 45” wide – sizes A to E: 2.60m / 3 yds

Version #2, long trousers:

  • – 150cm / 60” wide: 2.80m / 3 ¼ yds
  • – 115cm / 45” wide – sizes A to E: 3m / 3 ¼ yds

Fabric suggestions:

Woven fabric such as: cotton, chambray, linen, viscose, double crepe.

The samples displayed on this page are made in linen.

Other supplies

In order to sew this pattern you will need:

  • Interfacing, lighter than the fabric you choose. It will be used for the waistbands (approximately 1m x 10cm).


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