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Patterns to get into lingerie making

Lovers of lace and delicate fabrics, have you tried making lingerie yet? Is it your dream to wear me-made clothes from head to toe? These patterns are for you! Making lingerie is so much fun because you can make whatever feels most like yourself, and you can create the perfect fit. You also get to choose colours and what you do or don’t want to cover up, it’s entirely up to you! Plus, it’s a fantastic way to use up your scraps of fabric.

Don’t forget to check out our indie pattern collaboration with Madalynne! Her line of lingerie and active wear patterns have inclusive sizing and video sewalongs.

Have we convinced you yet? Have a look at the patterns below to see our favourite styles.

Pattern: Simplicity 8228.

This beautiful bra is designed by Maddie for Simplicity. The pattern includes soft cup bras in halter or racer back, and panties with scalloped lace trimmings. The bra includes sizes 32A to 42DD, the panties include sizes XS-XL.

Pattern: Simplicity 8229.

Another stunning design by Madalynne! This bra has an underwire and adjustable straps. It can be made with option of lace, knit or spandex back band. The pattern also includes basic panties with scalloped lace trim. Bras sized 32A to 42DD, panties sized XS-XL.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9478.

Bralette with adjustable shoulder straps, underwires, back bra hook closure and stretch lace details. Fits cup sizes A through F. Thong or full coverage panties with elastic edging and cotton crotch lining in sizes XS through 4XL.

Pattern: Simplicity 1426.

Not a big fan of lace? This vintage 1950’s style bra top could be something for you. It’s designed for wovens only, so no fiddly fabrics to worry about. The pattern includes 5 (!) different style bra tops, which will great to wear under your clothes or you could make one to wear during hot summer days.

Pattern: Vogue 8888.

A slightly more involved make would be this lingerie set from Vogue. It includes sewing with lace and a drapey fabric such as silk or satin. The pattern also comes with a loose-fitting wrap robe with shawl collar, a close-fitting bias camisole, a slip with shoulder straps, and semi-fitted bias panties with an elastic waist.

Pattern: Simplicity 9285.

Designed for knitted fabrics, this pattern is made for comfort! The designs are close-fitting, elasticized and are adorned with trims, ribbons and bows. The pattern includes this slip, a camisole top and panties.

Pattern: Burda Style 7627.

Who wouldn’t want to make a matching slip, a camisole top, pyjamas and a robe! Put your new lingerie making skills to the test and sew this set in a lovely drapey fabric and add beautiful lace details.

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