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Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics

Sewbee

Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« on: December 23, 2017, 22:49:33 PM »
Where can you buy fabric to make panties/knickers, as well as the fancy elastic you use for the waistband and around the legs? Often when I feel like sewing something quick and easy I sew these. :)

I could have sworn someone posted a resource but I'm darned if I can find it.

BrendaP

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2017, 22:53:29 PM »
The Sewing Chest probably has the most choice.

I'm pretty sure I posted a list of bra making supplies right at teh beginning of TSP; I'll have a look for it.

Brenda.  My machines are: Caroline a Singer 201K-3 born 1940, Thirza a Featherweight 221K born 1949, Azilia a Singer 201K born 1957 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.
http://paternoster.orpheusweb.co.uk/

BrendaP

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2017, 22:59:11 PM »
Yep, it's at http://thesewingplace.org.uk/index.php/topic,140.0.html

Bra making materials are a bit more specialised than for knickers, all you really need is tricot or other fabric with a bit of stretch to it for the back, same fabric or matching/contrasting lace for the front, soft elastic and a bit of cotton jersey for the crotch
Brenda.  My machines are: Caroline a Singer 201K-3 born 1940, Thirza a Featherweight 221K born 1949, Azilia a Singer 201K born 1957 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.
http://paternoster.orpheusweb.co.uk/

Sewbee

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2017, 23:00:05 PM »
The Sewing Chest probably has the most choice.

I'm pretty sure I posted a list of bra making supplies right at teh beginning of TSP; I'll have a look for it.

Thanks so much, Brenda. I am on my iPad but I probably need to view their website on the computer. I see tricot which is lovely and also some pretty elastics. I can't see any fine single cotton jersey. I haven't seen it in fabric stores either, although I haven't asked.

Sewbee

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2017, 23:01:28 PM »
Yep, it's at http://thesewingplace.org.uk/index.php/topic,140.0.html

Bra making materials are a bit more specialised than for knickers, all you really need is tricot or other fabric with a bit of stretch to it for the back, same fabric or matching/contrasting lace for the front, soft elastic and a bit of cotton jersey for the crotch

Thanks, Brenda. I'll look at the link. I haven't tried bras but might do that at some point. I must admit they intimidate me.

BrendaP

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2017, 23:27:51 PM »
Brenda.  My machines are: Caroline a Singer 201K-3 born 1940, Thirza a Featherweight 221K born 1949, Azilia a Singer 201K born 1957 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.
http://paternoster.orpheusweb.co.uk/

Sewbee

Re: Lingerie Fabrics and Elastics
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2017, 23:54:42 PM »
http://sewingchest.co.uk/index.php?cPath=133

Thank you very much, Brenda. I switched to the computer and have been hunting for just that. :)