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“Excellent! Made my daughter a couple pairs of swimsuit bottoms out of this pattern. Easy to follow and came out true to size.”
These Basic Brief Bottoms have a modest full back coverage and will not ride up making sure your little one won't be constantly tugging and pulling to keep them in place. The most comfortable bottoms your little girl will ever wear. Perfect for underwear or even swimwear too (pair with the Shoreline Tank for a cute Tankini). Features a partial crotch gusset or full front liner. 3 different methods of attaching elastic (no uncomfortable twisted elastic casings here). Made with super comfy knit fabric or refashion some old shirts. Easy tricks for sewing knit fabrics with a basic sewing machine for professional looking results – no serger required. We’ve also included our favorite resources on where to buy cute knit fabric.
Also included is quick guide instructions for those who wish to print out the instructions without having to waste ink on all the pictures.
8 sizes included: 2/3, 4/5, 6/7, 8, 10, 12, 14, Doll
You can also use this pattern to make baggier bottoms that cover diapers for babies and toddlers. 7 Sizes included: NB, 3M, 6M, 12M, 18M, 2T, 3T
Level of Difficulty: EASY! Perfect for sewers of all skill levels. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how easy these bottoms are to make. No serger needed, all you need is a sewing machine.
You will receive: ONE (1) pdf sewing pattern with 18 pages of step-by-step sewing instructions (21 steps and 32 color photos) and 3 pages of patterns to guide you along as you make the Basic Brief Bottoms.
*Note: These are downloadable instructions and patterns for making basic briefs. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
All patterns are designed and handmade by Jocole. They are hand-drafted and then scanned and digitized into professional patterns. Each size is clearly marked for ease of cutting.
Handmade items in LIMITED quantities can be made and sold with this pattern. Design credit must be given to Jocole, jocole.com, or jocole.etsy.com when listing items and on hangtags. The images, layout, design and other aspects of this pattern are Copyright © Jocole, 2011. Altering, buying, selling, trading or transferring copies of our designs and instructions are violation of Copyright Law. Please do not share or give this pattern to others, printed or digitally.
Fabric Yardage Guide:
Doll: 1/4 yard
2/3 - 6/7 (NB-6M): 1/3 yard
8 (12M): 3/8 yard
10-14 (18M-3T): 1/2 yard
Notions: thread, 1/4" knitted or picot elastic (or fold-over elastic), ballpoint needles, [optional: twin stretch needle]
Excellent! Made my daughter a couple pairs of swimsuit bottoms out of this pattern. Easy to follow and came out true to size.
Granddaughters love this pattern. Easy and clear instructions.
Love this pattern!