What I Made: Not So Basic Black Frankie Panties
Hi guys! I’m back today with…*drum rolls*
More underwear! Apparently it’s the year of the underwear for me.
At this point, I’ve sewn enough bras for myself that I can go without doing laundry for a month and I would still have clean bras to wear. (Not that I’m suggesting that you don’t do laundry for a month). This year, I’ve pretty much decided to stop buying underwear and overhaul my panties drawer by making my own.
I figured that I need more black panties (seriously everyone always needs more black panties–they are great basics!), so I whipped up two pairs of Frankie Panties using the new black stretch mesh from my shop.
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Black/Lavender Frankie Panties in Style #6
For this pair of Frankie Panties, I opted to use black stretch mesh and paired it with contrast lavender narrow stretch lace trim. I used a black scallop lace for the back part of the panties and took care to mirror the lace. I then finished the waist with contrast lavender foldover elastic.
Adding a contrast color is a great way to jazz up a pair of basic black panties!
Black/Pink/Mint Frankie Panties in Style #6
If you are feeling a little more ambitious, you can try using more than one contrast color! For this pair of Frankie Panties, I used black stretch mesh again and paired it with mint narrow stretch lace trim. For the back, I used a black/pink lace and I finished the waist with a light blue fold over elastic.
So there you have it! Two not so basic pairs of black Frankie Panties. What are your tips and tricks for sprucing up basic black underwear? Share in the comments below!