50 Panties Patterns to Get You Started Sewing Your Own Underwear

50 Panties Patterns to Get you Started Sewing Your Own Underwear DIY Underwear Sew Your Own Panties

Year of the Panties?

Hi guys, it seems to be the year of the panties for me. I think I’ve reached a saturation point with the amount of bras in my wardrobe, so I will be taking a break from sewing bras for myself until I wear some of them out. I will still continue to make bra patterns that pique my interest, but those will be given away to friends and family.

For now, I’m focusing on my panties wardrobe. I don’t need a lot of variety–I’m mostly looking to sew up bikinis and maybe some hi-waisted panties.

However, if you are looking for more variety in your underwear wardrobe, I’ve got you covered! Below is a round up of 50 panties patterns in a variety of cuts and styles. I’ve broken them down into categories so you can easily locate the cut you’re looking for.

Previously, I did a round up of 5 Free Underwear Sewing Patterns on Maker Style’s blog as a guest post. If you are an absolute beginner and you find this list overwhelming, I would check that list out first.

Notes: Patterns that are free are indicated. Patterns are in U.S. Sizing unless otherwise noted.

This post contains affiliate links. 

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Lavender/Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette & Hipster Panties

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

Happy Wednesday guys! I have a Lavender/Peach set today.

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

The bralette is the Merckwaerdigh BHS10 View C with two small modifications.

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

I shortened the lace straps and used strapping elastic instead.

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

I also changed the back band piece so it’s no longer a scoop back.

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

The pattern seems to fit true to size. Friend who takes a 30C in the Watson Bra also takes a 30C in this bralette.

Lavender Peach Merckwaerdigh BHS10 Bralette View C Tailor Made Shop Bra Making

Of course, I also made matching panties using the free Make Bra pattern.

Bralette Pattern: MerckwaerdighBHS10 View C
Pantie Pattern: Hipster Panties by MakeBra
Lace: Tailor Made Shop
Trims & Notions: Tailor Made Shop

Also, don’t forget that the Tailor Made Shop end of the year sale is on! Take 15% off your purchase with promo code BYE2016. This is the biggest sale of the year! Enjoy! You can use the promo code on www.tailormadeshop.com and on Etsy. The sale will run through Saturday December 31st, 2016 11:59PM EST. The promo code excludes Gift Cards.

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Lilac/Pink Balconette Bralette & Hipster Pantie Set

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I can’t believe the year is already drawing to a close…!

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

Today’s set is actually a Christmas present to myself. This lace is one of my favorites in my personal stash. I’ve hoarded it away for over two years, because I couldn’t find a stretch lining color that was a good match or a good complement for the unique lace color.

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

Recently, I came across a rosy pink stretch mesh that looks amazing with the lace so I finally cut into it.

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

I used two of my favorite patterns: my self-drafted balconette bralette and the Make Bra Hipster Panties.

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

I pattern hacked the Hipster panties to accommodate for a lace scallop edge on the back leg openings.

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

The lace was actually not wide enough for the panties, but I zigzag stitched two lengths of lace together using this method that Maddie, Sarah, and Erin have posted about on their blogs.

Lilac Multi Balconette Bralette Makebra Hipster Bra Making Handmade Lingerie Lingerie Making

Bralette Pattern: Self-Drafted
Pantie Pattern: Hipster Pantie by MakeBra
Lace: Merckwaerdigh (old)
Elastics & Notions: Tailor Made Shop

Tailor Made Shop End of Year Sale Discount

Also my gift to you all…take 15% off your purchase with promo code BYE2016. This is the biggest sale of the year! Enjoy! You can use the promo code on www.tailormadeshop.com and on Etsy. The sale will run through Saturday December 31st, 2016 11:59PM EST. The promo code excludes Gift Cards.

Thank you all for an amazing year and I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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DIY: Sage Green Bralette & Cream Hipster

DIY Sage Breen Bralette Handmade Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

So this is a second try of the Merckwaerdigh Triangle Bralette for myself. (You can ready about the first try here.) I reduced the volume at the apex by 1/4″ and graduated to 0″ on both ends. I added a bit of height and width to the triangle pieces so it provides more coverage. The verdict? Still a bit too voluminous in the over bust area. Hopefully the next one will fit perfectly after I make an adjustment to the pattern.

DIY Cream Hipster Underwear Tailor Made Shop

So, uh. No need to wax poetic about these Make Bra Hipster Panties. Just give it a try if you haven’t already?

Bralette Pattern: Merckwaerdigh Triangle Bralette
Underwear Pattern: MakeBra Hipster Pantie (free!)

Bralette Lace: Bra-Makers Supply
Strap Elastic: Shindo
Rings & Sliders: Tailor Made Shop

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DIY: White Triangle Bralette & Hipster Set

DIY White Strappy Bralette Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

Did you know that Merckwaerdigh now offers PDF Lingerie Patterns in her Etsy Shop? I recently brought and downloaded the Triangle Bralette Bikini Pattern found here. I made the XS and used elastics for the bra band and straps instead of using the pattern pieces that came with the pattern.

DIY White Strappy Bralette Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

For sizing reference, I’m about a 30AA/30AAA. I can still pinch out extra volume at the princess seams, so I think the XS will be a good fit for ladies who are about a 30A-32A. I also don’t think that the XS cups offer enough coverage (it’s pretty skimpy)…I will probably add more height and width to the pattern pieces for the next iteration.

DIY White Strappy Bralette Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

Front bra closures! How do we feel about them? Personally, I think this will probably be the first and last time I will install a front bra closure for my personal projects. It looks okay flat, but I don’t like how it looks on the body. What are your thoughts?

DIY White Strappy Bralette Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

The matching hipster pantie is a free underwear pattern by Make Bra. For such a dainty bralette, I was tempted to make a matching bottom in a dainty silhouette (think a thong or a tanga). I don’t really like to wear thongs or tangas and much prefer the coverage that hipsters, bikinis, or boy shorts provide, so I decided to try the hipster pantie.

DIY White Strappy Bralette Lingerie Tailor Made Shop

And I have to say, this hipster pattern is the real MVP! The fit is spot on and the cut is flattering. The only changes I made was to grade it down to a XS (pattern is sized S-L), maintain the Size Small front and back rise and then I was off to the races. I have made a total of five hipster panties as of this posting (!).

Bralette Pattern: Triangle Bralette Bikini by Merckwaerdigh
Hipster Pattern: Hipster Pattern by MakeBra (Free!)

Bralette Lace: Ebay
Bra Band & Strap Elastic: Shindo
Rings & Sliders: Tailor Made Shop
G-Hook Front Closure: Tailor Made Shop

Hipster Lace: Ebay
Mesh: Tailor Made Shop
Picot Elastic: Daytonna Trimming

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