Added Jun 25, 2007
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Lay front panty piece with right sides facing to back panty piece, pin crotch seam (seam 1) and stitch. Press seam allowances apart. (a)
Fold and press allowances at the straight upper and lower edge and stitch. Position trimming on the panty’s crotch with wrong sides facing, the edges meeting the marked lines. Pin trimming at the side. TIP: For more comfort cut the gusset from jersey fabric.(b)
Turn allowances at the sides of the panty’s edges inwards and press. Fold allowances and stitch 3/10” (0.7 cm). ©
Cut off 2 pieces of elastic band, for
Size 4: 20” (50 cm)
Size 6: 20 1/2” (52 cm)
Size 8: 21” (54 cm)
Size 10: 22” (56 cm)
Size 12: 23” (58 cm)
Size 14: 23 1/2” (60 cm)
Size 16:24 1/2” (62 cm)
Size 18: 25” (64 cm)
Pull cord, using a safety pin, inside the panty’s edges. Stitch elastic cord ends onto the allowances. Turn the front panty’s side allowances inwards (9a). Stitch front and back of panty’s upper edges according to description and drawing. (d)
Cut off 2 pieces of elastic cord,
for Sizes 4 to 10 cut 35 1/2” (90 cm),
for sizes 12 to 18 cut 39 1/2” (100 cm).
Pull cords, using a safety pin, and tighten slightly. TIP: So that the panty pieces do not move, stitch at the ends of the upper panty edges straight across the cords (Arrows). Knot cord ends. (e)
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