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T-Shirt Underwear

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. 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

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Panty Tutorial: How to make your own drawers Well folks I think I have been talkin' about this tutorial for about a year, so I finally pulled it out. There are millions( ok maybe not millions, but a whole heck of a lot) of variations and add ons but I was trying to do the simplest one first. Materialsthreadsewing machine1 yd stretch elastic or fold over elasticpaper for pattern(paper bag or newspaper)scissorsold t shirt or any knit materialpair of underwear to cut and make pattern from Make your knickers !! Rustybobn Sews Panties Rustybobn Sews Panties Come On! 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. They're hard to show off, though, unless you want to put up a web page(!).

Tutorial: Sewing Panties This post is part of the Stretch Yourself series, hosted by Miriam of Mad Mim and Miranda of One Little Minute. 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. How to Print Patterns 1. Introduction It is great if you have large format printer or plotter but what to do if you have just a regular Letter or A4 size printer? You might think that printing a large pattern on a small format printer could be a challenge for you.

70 Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns 70 Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns Posted on | November 12, 2009 | 12 Comments Free lingerie sewing patterns are hard to find on the internet. While free skirt patterns and tote patterns abound, free lingerie sewing patterns require sifting through hundreds of sites to locate. Here are 75 patterns that I was able to find. Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns: Bras

For beginners underwear If you are not good at sewing, it may be difficult to make basic hanty. Because the front part is divided. You need not use a handkerchief. Make Your Own Damn Bras I got sick of waiting to go to Spotlight to buy a good bra pattern, I decided to DIY! 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.

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. 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.

Women’s Clothing Month Links on June 28 | in Sewing Inspiration | by Beth | with 22 Comments Did you know we dedicated a whole month to tips for sewing clothes before? Women’s Clothing Month from 2008 was full of useful posts you don’t want to miss… You can also utilize these great resources on the blog as you plan your new clothing wardrobe: « June 28 ~ Make It, Wear It! Inspiration June 29 ~ Make It, Wear It!

How to use a Weaving Temple ~ Love 'em or Hate 'em Temples are one of those things you either love or hate. I love using my temples and have four of them; a metal Toika that works on weaving 35”-59” wide, perfect for blankets and now it is too wide for any of my current looms! A Leclerc temple that is for weaving 23”- 38” wide warps and is perfect for weaving rugs. And 2 Glimakra temples that work on weaving 16”-22” and 12”- 16” wide, these are the two that I use most often. I’d like to share my method of using a temple with you just as my friend Susan shared her tips with me to get me going! Lace underwear making Patterns Click Pattern file. Print on 2 sheets of A4 paper and cut out. Revamp Old T-shirt Into Cute Bra Strap! Yay! I saw a lot of T-shirt yarn projects in the blog land recently, So, Why not?

Foundations Revealed Written by Mark Garbarczyk In this second part of this bra pattern drafting and making series we will be drafting (drawing) the blocks/patterns for the cups, cradle and wings of a simple under wired “Darted Cup” Bra. Think of this bra as your first test into the world of bra pattern drafting and making. It may not offer the best support for the fuller bust, but it will allow you to check your measurements and fit, particularly cup volume / shape and wing tension. In this part, I will be screaming, “ACCURACY” ... NO cheating by “pin copying” or pulling your favourite bra apart! MADE: TUTORIALS by Dana on July 2, 2008 Click an image below for step-by-step instructions and easy sewing projects. Don’t worry…we won’t leave you hanging!

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