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70 Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns. How To Create A Bikini. Hanty Panty Underwear Making. T-Shirt Underwear. I know you've got them, lurking in drawers, the back of the closet, in the "giveaway" pile: those T-shirts that are, for various reasons, both unwearable and indispensable.

T-Shirt Underwear

They are too small, too big, too short, have a stain, a hole, or some other flaw, and yet you cannot bear to part with them. I took my old t-shirts and gave them new life. They were reincarnated as underwear. The Concept My first pair came about because of an ill-shapen tee with a great air-brushed-style kitty face on the front. Late one night I was folding laundry. It's true that, as an undergarment, not many people will ever see this creation. Check out the pattern PDF. Select a shirt Find a clean (if you care) shirt that strikes your fancy. Sew the major seams SEW THE MAJOR SEAMS First take your crotch piece, and hem the wider end, folding the edge over either once or twice.

Fold crotch piece around to the front, so that it lines up nicely with the front section, and pin it in place. Try it on prep the edges. Rustybobn Sews Panties. Rustybobn Sews Panties Come On!

Rustybobn Sews Panties

You know you want to! Panties are one of those super-easy sewing projects that net a lot of skill-improvement and feelings of accomplishment. Tutorial: Sewing Panties. This post is part of the Stretch Yourself series, hosted by Miriam of Mad Mim and Miranda of One Little Minute.

Tutorial: Sewing Panties

It is a two week long series about sewing with knits that have started last week, covering various topics like fabric selection, pattern-making, construction, finishing techniques with various style and projects by 10 guest bloggers. Today I am honored to be one of the guest blogger! Don’t forget to check out Jodi at Sew Fearless who will also posting about using stretch lace. My tutorial is for sewing your own panties, but most especially about using and attaching several types of elastics. Sewing your own panties is fast and easy, really it is much more faster than reading this whole tutorial. Stretch fabric: lycra, jersey. You can also trace them yourself from the ones you already have. Developing A Simple Bra Pattern From Basic Bodice Block – Learning Sewing. Using a custom fitted Basic Bodice Block constructed previously, a detailed, step-by-step explanation of how to create a bra pattern is presented.

Developing A Simple Bra Pattern From Basic Bodice Block – Learning Sewing

The overall idea is that if you have your own bodice block, by following these steps you will be able to construct a custom-fitted bra pattern. References : 1) Ann Hagar, Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear, 2nd ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2004, 279 pp. 2) Winifred Aldrich, Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear, 5th ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2008, 215 pp. N.B. Make Your Own Damn Bras. I got sick of waiting to go to Spotlight to buy a good bra pattern, I decided to DIY!

Make Your Own Damn Bras

This is good if you do not have a very large bust. I'm a 12C-ish, and this tutorial shows you how to make a basic padded bra. You can easily add underwiring, which - when I get some - I will add to this tute on how to put that in as well. I am going to buy a bra pattern, and give that a test run too, the most widely reviewed one that seems to be good is Kwik Sew 3300, so hopefully I can pick that up tonight as well as some bra-making supplies.

You're probably wondering why on earth I am making my own damn bras? Well not anymore! Please note:: there will be no shots of me actually wearing these bras! As you can see, they can be worn as little summer tops if you're super brave ((I dn't want to think about that, it's deadly winter here)). This is the quick n dirty version. ((sorry!)) Are you ready? * A bra you are willing to cut up that fits you well. Now you're going to cut your bra up. Pin Whoops. Revamp Old T-shirt Into Cute Bra Strap! Homemade Sanitary Pads. In the article Food Storage Basics: Step 4 — Non-Food Items I explained the importance of storing non-food items as part of your emergency essentials.

Homemade Sanitary Pads

However the ultimate long-term solution is learning the skills to be self-reliant. That way you’re not dependent upon your supplies. For example, a very important part of many women’s monthly routine is the use sanitary pads. But what if there were no stores available to get them? Well, since I’m definitely no expert on this myself, I thought I’d pass the baton to some of the ladies out there that have some experience with this. Keep in mind that the link descriptions are snippets taken from the webpage directly and are not mine How To Make A Circle Pad: When the sides fold in they make a wing unlike any other pad out there.

Cute Underwear Making.