SKILL LEVEL – Confident beginners

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS 

Main fabric: Light- to medium-weight stretch knit fabric with 40-60% 4-way stretch and good recovery, such as jersey, scuba, stretch mesh, stretch velvet.

Crotch lining fabric: Small piece of cotton jersey, bamboo jersey or similar fabric with natural content.

SIZES (body measurements)

PATTERN SIZE WAIST HIP
1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34) 61cm (24in) 84cm (33in)
2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36) 66cm (26in) 89cm (35in)
3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38) 71cm (28in) 94cm (37in)
4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40) 76cm (30in) 99cm (39in)
5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42) 81cm (32in) 104cm (41in)
6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44) 86.5cm (34in) 109cm (43in)
7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46) 91.5cm (36in) 114cm (45in)
8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48) 96.5cm (38in) 119.5cm (47in)
9 (UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50) 101.5cm (40in) 124.5cm (49in)
10 (UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52) 106.5cm (42in) 129.5cm (51in)

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

Main Fabric
Sizes 1-5: 0.5m (5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 115cm (45in) wide
Sizes 6-10: 
0.6m (5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 115cm (45in) wide

Crotch Lining Fabric
All sizes: 0.25 x 0.25m (3/8 x 3/8yd)

FOE or Narrow Stretch Lace
Sizes 1-5: 0.9m (1yd) for waistline + 1.2m (1 3/8yd) for leg openings
Sizes 6-10:  1.2m (1 1/4 yd) for waistline + 1.6 m (1 3/4yd) for leg openings

NB: Most stretch laces are suitable for all leg opening options and the low waist opening. If you want to use lace for the high and mid waist openings, make sure your lace has a similar stretch percentage to your main fabric (40-60%)

SUPPLIES – 

  • Main fabric – see above
  • Crotch lining fabric – see above
  • Narrow stretch lace x 20-40mm (3/4-1 1/2in) wide AND/OR fold over elastic (FOE) x 15-20mm (5/8-3/4in) – see above
  • All-purpose polyester thread to match your fabric, lace and/or FOE
  • Sewing machine with an adjustable zigzag stitch, stretch needle and basic tools
  • Optional: Overlocker (serger)
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