February 13, 2018

Tutorial Tuesday :: How to Sew Your Own Underwear + FREE Sewing Pattern from Design Diary

If you're new to sewing undergarments and lingerie, now is the perfect time to learn! This How to Sew Your Own Underwear Tutorial from Meg of Design Diary, the blog behind Megan Nielsen Patterns, includes a FREE sewing pattern and also demonstrates 3 different ways to sew your own underwear. Click here for the entire tutorial and happy sewing!

The three different sewing techniques - using an enclosed gusset, regular elastic, and picot elastic - are each thoroughly explained, as Meg includes several photographs and detailed instructions to help every step of the way.

Most stretch knits with good recovery like Cotton Jersey and Cotton Lycra will work perfectly for new underwear. Since they require very little fabric, I recommend starting your search with our 1/4 Yard Mystery Mix Lots. A few of my picks from the store:
We hope you enjoy this tutorial! We love to see what you sew up so please send 1-2 images* of any project you make with Girl Charlee Fabrics to gcblog@girlcharlee.com and you might see your creation featured in our next Knit Picks!
*Please note that all images submitted are subject for Girl Charlee promotional use.

Happy Sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

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