French Knicker Tutorial


Various French Knickers made using methods explained in my tutorial

Download the very detailed sewing tutorial covering french seaming,  lace appliqué , various methods to attach elastic and much more : French Knicker Sewing tutorial

Download Pattern Drafting Tutorial with only basic sewing instructions:
For those that really really don’t want to draft their own pattern you can use complete patterns I made earlier. Make a test muslin first!
 Download pattern: uk10/eu38/usa6 .  Download pattern:  uk14/eu40/usa10
Slightly flared 1940’s style French Knicker
I strongly suggest making a practice pair in inexpensive fabric to try your pattern out and to identify and make  fit adjustments before launching into expensive or irreplaceable fabric.
The tutorial also  includes instructions for wide leg PJ trousers like the ones I made to go with my 1930’s style PJ top pattern.