Paola Cheeky Panty PDF sewing pattern: mid-rise underwear for stretch knits
Get the best of both worlds with the comfortable brief front and cheeky back in the Paola Panty. A shaped back center seam creates a contoured fit that can be made with lace, lace overlays or an option with ruching. The Paola Panty has a medium rise and enclosed gusset.
◊ Style A: Plain front and back, shown with narrow stretch lace edges.
◊ Style B: Front and back stretch lace overlays at the leg openings with scalloped edges pointing upwards.
◊ Style C: Front stretch lace overlay at the waist, with a full lace back.
◊ Style D: Plain front (shown with small lace appliques) and a ruched back.
◊ Edges are finished with fold over elastic, narrow stretch lace, or a flat edge elastic.
◊ Requires straight, stretch and zigzag stitches.
Waist 24-50” / 61-127cm
Hip 33-60” / 84-152cm
See size chart image for measurements of each size.
Adventurous beginner. Instructions are fully illustrated. You need to know how to sew straight, stretch and zig-zag stitches.
Stretch knits with at least 40% stretch. Suggestions: cotton/ spandex jersey, rayon/spandex jersey, bamboo/spandex jersey, stretch mesh, stretch lace, athletic knits.
Gusset Lining: cotton jersey. If you don’t have any yardage, a men’s undershirt works well.
Elastic: fold over elastic, narrow stretch lace, or flat edge elastic.
Style B: stretch lace trim, see chart for minimum lace width.
Style C: stretch lace trim, see chart for minimum lace width.
This print-at-home PDF pattern has a fully illustrated 14-page instruction manual, which includes information on printing and assembling the pattern pages (printable on US letter and A4 paper), a size guide, and an elastic lengths chart. The pattern pages include a layers option to print only the sizes you need and a stretch guide for measuring the stretch percentage of fabrics.