Sunflower Panty PDF sewing pattern: string bikini and thong underwear for stretch knits
Single string or double string? Bikini or thong? The Sunflower Panty has five styling options to use up your knit fabric scraps and show off pretty elastics or narrow laces. Panty is low-rise and has a fully enclosed gusset, which is longer in front than typical store-bought panties to provide extra protection and comfort.
◊ Style A: Single string bikini
◊ Style B: Double string bikini
◊ Style C: Single string bikini with lace overlays
◊ Style D: Single string thong
◊ Style E: Double string thong
Waist: 26-50” / 66-127cm
Hip: 35-60” / 89-152cm
See size chart image for measurements of each size.
Adventurous beginner. Instructions are fully illustrated, and pattern includes links for videos on how to sew an enclosed gusset, and working with lingerie elastics. You only need to know how to sew straight and zig-zag stitches.
Fabrics & Trims:
Self fabric: Stretch knits with at least 40% stretch; this includes a wide variety of knits such as cotton/spandex jersey, rayon/spandex jersey, bamboo/spandex jersey, stretch mesh, stretch lace, athletic knits.
Gusset Lining: cotton jersey.
Elastics and laces:1/4-1/2”/6-12mm wide.
This print-at-home PDF pattern has a fully illustrated 12 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.