How to Make Underwear: 7 DIY Underwear Patterns and More Free Sewing Patterns

By: Nichole Pientka, Editor,

Lacy DIY LingerieEveryone wears underwear, but it's sometimes such a pain to find the right pair that's comfortable. You can learn how to sew your own with How to Make Underwear: 7 DIY Underwear Patterns and More Free Sewing Patterns. Rather than buying underwear that doesn't fit correctly or isn't the style you like, these DIY underwear sewing tutorials will show you how to make your own underwear with little hassle. There's even a pair of underwear that will take you less than an hour to make! Well-fitting underwear will make you feel ready for anything and you can wear whatever you like over them, too.

There are also some other free sewing patterns that you might like, including a sewing tutorial that will show you how to alter a slip so it's longer. They're all undergarments that will make you feel more at ease with what you're wearing over them. With perfect fitting underwear, bras, and slips, you'll be all set for any day of the week no matter if you're busy or simply relaxing.



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How to Make Underwear: 7 DIY Underwear Patterns and More Free Sewing Patterns

Table of Contents

DIY Underwear Sewing Patterns

More Free Sewing Patterns

DIY Underwear Sewing Patterns

30 Minute DIY Undies

These sewing tutorials will take you through how to make underwear in different styles and fabrics. DIY underwear should fit you well and look superb underneath your clothing, which is why you'll probably never buy another pair at a store again after making your own.

  1. How to Make Underwear for Kids will give you the ability to make underwear for your kids that are comfortable and you can make them in fun fabric that your kids will love!
  2. Lacy DIY Lingerie may seem a little risque, but they'll look and feel marvelous.
  3. 30 Minute DIY Undies have a name that says it all: they'll only take you 30 minutes to make, so you can make many pairs in a few hours.
  4. DIY Lace Undies are pretty and will cost you much less than at a store!
  5. Perfect Fit Underwear will have you feeling like a whole new person in just a few hours of sewing.
  6. Undergarment Made from a Shirt will help you get rid of those t-shirts you don't wear by upcycling them into a pair of DIY underwear.
  7. Appliqued Undies will help you make a pair of boxers cuter for you to wear to bed or for your husband or son to wear. 

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More Free Sewing Patterns

Faux-Camisole Cleavage Cover

These free sewing patterns aren't DIY underwear, but they are sewing tutorials that go along with underwear. They are projects you might find in the intimates section at a department store. 

  1. Faux-Camisole Cleavage Cover is a great option for any lower cut tops that might show off too much cleavage for the occasion or for a business setting.
  2. How to Make a Slip Longer will show you how to alter a slip that's too short for a dress or for if you need more coverage than your slip affords.
  3. How to Resize a Bra is a great sewing tutorial to follow if your bra is sized wrong.


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I would never think to make my own underwear, but it really would be a great money-saving idea. There are some great ideas here.

I have never actually tried to make undies, but I think it would be a fun pattern to try. Plus, it doesn't take that much fabric. LOL


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