Saturday, June 29, 2013

Sewing Skivvies: Time for a Giveaway!

Are you guys still looking for ideas on what to make for the challenge? I'm going to post some more links to patterns this week for various other types of underthings (my french knickers link is up), but first I wanted to bust out a vintage pattern from my stash to give away to someone.

Vintage 70s Sewing Pattern Lingerie Half Slip Full Slip Bra Panties Size 12 Bust 34 Simplicity 8750

It's Simplicity 8750 and it's got a lot! Bra, undies, half slip, full slip, and I'm sure you could turn the bra and undies into a bikini with the right fabric. The pattern is cut, but all the pieces and instructions are there. It's a size 12, bust 34, hip 36 though I'm sure it could be easily graded up or down as the pieces look fairly basic.

To enter, leave a comment letting me know what item you're sewing for the challenge. If you're new to the challenge, check out links and buttons and things here. The contest ends July 6th which means you have a whole day to get me your address because I'm going to ship this on Monday the 8th. I'll ship worldwide.

Congrats to Cait!

In other news, I'm trying to find a more diversity in sizes for sewing patterns - but no where around me sells patterns. NYC ladies, where do you get your sewing patterns? I can't find any in the thrift shops or craft stores. Bonus points if it's in Astoria.


  1. Oh, this is so cute!! I would love to win it! Well, I am going to sew a few things. One, a bathing suit. Two, the Colette Patterns Madeleine bloomers. And three, the Amerson Undie by Madalyn. Wish me luck!!

  2. What a great pattern that includes so much.
    I am working on a swimsuit (very slowly, but currently )
    But, I do really want to add some knickers to my sewing list. There are quite a few that I have pinned to make.

  3. High waisted knickers are next on my agenda; I'm hoping I don't get sidetracked. These look like they would be a great way to start.
    Thank you for hosting a giveaway.
    Have a great summer!

  4. What a darling pattern, i,m working on a cami and knickers, but having fitting issues!

    1. Oh no! If you're stuck and want some help, you can upload pics to our flickr group and someone might be able to assist!

  5. i think the french knickers or a bustier but i am not sure!

  6. love this pattern! i'm debating between a half slip and a full slip - my wardrobe could benefit from either :) the french knickers are also super cute, they're next on the list!