Wonder Unders: Knickers / Singlet Camisole / Slip
This a digital PDF download. See 'About Your PDF' below for more details.
Indispensable, easy-to-make undergarments for daily wear, all in knit fabrics, and finished with pre-folded or foldable underwear elastic, or traditional picot underwear elastic. Classic three-piece Knickers have full bottom-coverage and sit approximately 10cm / 4'' below the navel. The Singlet Camisole and Dress Slip feature scoop necks and straight backs. The Singlet Camisole fits snugly through the bust, and loosens slightly over the waist and hips, finishing at mid hip. The Dress Slip has a slightly A-line skirt with two length options: mid thigh, or just above the knee.
The Wonder Unders Singlet Camisole & Slip are designed to sit perfectly under the Miramar Dress, Top & Tunic & the Ngaio Blouse, for a bit of neckline filler for either, and under the Henrietta Maria Dress & Top.
Fabrics: The Wonder Unders are designed for light-midweight knits, with 30%-50% stretch in one directions (two-way stretch), or 25%-45% stretch in both directions (four-way stretch).
Knickers: cotton or merino jersey knits, viscose/rayon knits, including bamboo viscose/rayon. Silk knits, lace or synthetic knits, with cotton gusset linings.
Singlet Camisole: cotton, merino & silk jersey knits, viscose/rayon knits, including bamboo viscose/rayon.
Dress Slip: cotton, merino & silk jersey knits, viscose/rayon knits, bamboo viscose/rayon, nylon tricot.
Thread, Underwear/lingerie elastic: 1.6cm/⅝'' foldable; 1cm/⅜'' pre-folded; or 6mm-1cm/¼''-⅜'' picot/scalloped edged elastic. Additional fabric length is required for directional prints.
About your PDF:
This pattern is a digital download. Once you complete your purchase you’ll be sent an email with a link to download a zip file containing your printable files. You’ll need to open it on a computer: the zip file will not open on phones and tablets.
The Wonder Unders zip contains the following files:
- Full Instructions: 13 pages
- Streamlined Instructions: 5 pages
- Print-At-Home Pattern: 22 pages
- Copyshop Pattern: 1 A0 pages
- Printing Instructions: 2 pages
Tutorials and Pattern Hacks:
- Where to buy lingerie elastics for the Wonder Unders
- How to turn the Singlet Camisole or Slip Dress into a V-neck
- Four ways to sew knit fabrics (or, why you definitely don't need a serger for the Wonder Unders!)
- Sewing knit fabrics with a straight stitch
- A tale of three tees: picking knit fabrics
A paper version of the Wonder Unders pattern is available through Virgil's Fine Goods in the USA.