Pattern: Self drafted and improvised
My goal of buying as little clothes as possible has been going well. When I thought about the next item I may need to purchase, I realized it wasn’t any type of garment. It was underwear. But could I actually make my own underwear instead of buying it?
I am actually quite picky about underwear. I like thongs because I am self conscious about panty lines (sorry had to say the word). But some thongs are pretty uncomfortable…you know where. I happen to like the Victoria’s Secret V-strings the best. I think they get their name because the elastic thong comes back and makes a V shape in the back. The front is also V-shaped so maybe that is the actual reason, who knows. I like them because they are comfortable, but they are also quite expensive for being just two small v’s of cotton. I tried looking for a pattern online, but it seems like all underwear patterns are for giant briefs or those thick thongs which I hate. Studying one of my pairs, I thought, I can construct this. I have the technology! I just need the elastic…. Continue reading