Ready to sew some underwear from a t-shirt? Good! Need a pattern? Check out my previous underwear-sewing-post with a free pattern to download!
In this “how to” I’ll be covering the basic construction of underwear with this turquoise and brown specimen below as a sample. Next underwear-post will cover some other alternatives for adding elastic, including fold-over (FO) elastic, and the bare-bones regular kind of elastic.
You will need:
- pattern for underwear
- 1 t-shirt
- ballpoint or jersey machine sewing needle
- regular elastic, or specialized underwear elastic such as fold-on elastic (I’ve had very good experience with this company).
The amount will depend on the size of the underwear, but roughly 2 yards pr piece of underwear? Continue reading “sewing underwear, the basics”