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Knicker making is very addictive and once you know HOW TO attach the elastic you'll be unstoppable
Attaching knicker elastic can be a bit tricky the first time so I highly recommend buying a little extra and practicing first.

Posted by Pamela C. from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Published See Pamela C.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of panties. How To Attach Knicker Elastic - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure along the edge of the opening and reduce by 1/3, cut the elastic to this length.

  • How to make a pair of panties. How To Attach Knicker Elastic - Step 2
    Step 2

    With the right side of fabric facing up and the straight edge of the elastic aligned with the edge of the fabric, attach the elastic using a zig-zag stitch stretching the elastic evenly as you go. The fabric should not be stretched, only the elastic.

  • How to make a pair of panties. How To Attach Knicker Elastic - Step 3
    Step 3

    Flip the elastic to the wrong side. The scalloped edge of the elastic should now be on the outer edge with the fabric folded underneath. With the right side of the fabric facing up, zig-zag along edge stretching the elastic evenly as you go.

  • How to make a pair of panties. How To Attach Knicker Elastic - Step 4
    Step 4

    ....hopefully you have something that looks like this.

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Emmyann07
Emmyann07 · Sacramento, California, US · 49 projects
very pretty and professional looking!
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