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Free Underwear & Lingerie Patterns - 25 designs!
And since sewing underwear often requires working with knit fabrics, here are some
tips for working with knits:
Use a ballpoint needle (instead of a standard needle) in your sewing machine which
will slide between the fibers of your knit fabric instead of piercing them. And use a
stretch stitch when sewing knit fabrics so that your seams will stretch with your
knit fabric instead of breaking. If your sewing machine does not have a stretch
stitch option, you can use a tiny zigzag stitch instead. And if you'll be stitching
through elastic, make sure the elastic is meant to be sewn through. Sewing
through elastic that's not meant to be stitched may weaken it.
And here are a couple of tips for working with satiny-type fabrics (which can be
When laying out your fabric for cutting, consider lining your cutting board with a
layer of muslin to prevent the fabric from slipping and sliding around. And if you
find the layers of your fabric shifting out of place as you sew (even if you've pinned
the layers securely), you may want to try basting the layers of your fabric pieces
Sew underwear and lingerie with this collection of over two dozen free lingerie and
underwear patterns gathered from all over the web.