Monday, July 2, 2012
DIY – Make Your Own Undies
Old undies to cut up and use for a pattern
Picot Elastic or Fold Over Elastic
* You should have two layers of fabric in the crotch area. I left one layer (the outer (pretty) layer) attached to the front piece and cut off the inner layer, which is what I cut out of the cotton. If you look at the image you can see that the front pieces are longer and will go between the legs and attach to the back piece.
here’s a little video with instructions for sewing with FOE. Be sure you get both layers when you are sewing through the crotch area.
The polka dot fabric is something that I ordered, but when it came in it was quite thin and flimsy so I never really used it. The burgundy that is peeking out is some random fabric that I found in a scrap bin. It has a weird texture, but it holds it’s shape and clothing doesn’t cling to it, so it was perfect for undies.
If anything is unclear feel free to ask questions. I can’t wait to make some more, so if you need more pics or explanation I will be glad to give it.