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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2908 (misses panties)

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Reviewed by:Shoiley

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Posted on:7/31/04 12:54 PM
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Shoiley said... (8/4/04 5:54 PM) Reply
Thanks ladies! The store is called Fabricland, and the elastic was in the bargain bin.
Liana said... (8/2/04 7:02 PM) Reply
Very cute, and lots of good info. Great review!
Skymom said... (8/2/04 11:00 AM) Reply
I'd love to know where you found that VS elastic, too. I have some underwear from VS (very much like what you've made, actually), that I've owned forever--it's the only underwear I can remember in which the fabric wore out while the elastic is still like new.
Debbie Cook said... (7/31/04 2:36 PM) Reply
Cute panties! I'm working on undies from that pattern today too. Where did you ever find the VS elastic? Also, a hint for the elastic using the KS instructions: Use a MUCH bigger seam allowance, stitch ends together with RS facing, then finger press open and machine sew a square around the join to keep SAs flat, then trim off the extra SA. Much easier to work with a big SA and trim later.
Mary Stiefer said... (7/31/04 1:21 PM) Reply
I have made many panties from Kwik-Sew pattern 2930, a plus size pattern and I really love them. So much more comfortable than what I buy. And, because it's easy, you can make 4-5-6 pairs in a day. What fun. I love the blue pair with the red elastic. And what a great idea to use old t-shirts. I use old white t-shirts for the crotch lining and that works well too.
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