Tilly and The Buttons Iris - pattern for knickers
Learn to sew your own undies with this multi-style knickers sewing pattern, created in collaboration with lingerie designer Evie Laùve
The step-by-step photo instructions and helpful tips make this a great project for lingerie novices.
Incredibly versatile, the mix-and-match sewing pattern includes a choice of low, mid and high legs and waistlines. They can be finished with fold over elastic and/or narrow stretch lace, depending on your style, making a total of 36 combinations!
A pleasure to sew, and a perfect scrap busting project, you can whip them up on a regular sewing machine. Once you’ve made your first pair, you’ll be hooked!
Iris sewing pattern includes Tilly and the Buttons' award-winning beginner-friendly instructions, with colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
SKILL LEVEL - Confident beginner
SIZE RANGE - UK 6-24 (US 2-20 / EUR 34-52)
Tilly and the Buttons patterns are printed on durable paper supplied in a sturdy envelope, also included is a high quality instruction booklet with step-by-step colour photos, jargon buster and helpful sewing tips. Designed and printed in the UK.
Sizes 1-5: 0.5m (5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 115cm (45in) wide
Sizes 6-10: 0.6m (5/8yd) x 150cm (60in) OR 115cm (45in) wide
Crotch Lining Fabric
All sizes: 0.25 x 0.25m (3/8 x 3/8yd)
FOE or Narrow Stretch Lace
Sizes 1-5: 0.9m (1yd) for waistline + 1.2m (1 3/8yd) for leg openings
Sizes 6-10: 1.2m (1 1/4 yd) for waistline + 1.6 m (1 3/4yd) for leg openings
NB: Most stretch laces are suitable for all leg opening options and the low waist opening. If you want to use lace for the high and mid waist openings, make sure your lace has a similar stretch percentage to your main fabric (40-60%)
SIZES (body measurements)
|1 (UK 6)||76cm (30in)||61cm (24in)||84cm (33in)|
|2 (UK 8)||81cm (32in)||66cm (26in)||89cm (35in)|
|3 (UK 10)||86.5cm (34in)||71cm (28in)||94cm (37in)|
|4 (UK 12)||91.5cm (36in)||76cm (30in)||99cm (39in)|
|5 (UK 14)||96.5cm (38in)||81cm (32in)||104cm (41in)|
|6 (UK 16)||101.5cm (40in)||86.5cm (34in)||109cm (43in)|
|7 (UK 18)||106.5cm (42in)||91.5cm (36in)||114cm (45in)|
|8 (UK 20)||112cm (44in)||96.5cm (38in)||119.5cm (47in)|
|9 (UK 22)||117cm (46in)||101.5cm (40in)||124.5cm (49in)|
|10 (UK 24)||122cm (48in)||106.5cm (42in)||129.5cm (51in)|