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Lingerie Essentials: Boyshort Panty Styles

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Create a custom wardrobe of trendy boyshort panties.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, stretch reduction factor chart, measurement worksheet and drafting guidelines
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Beverly Johnson

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Class Overview

With just a bit of fabric, lace, elastic and your sewing machine, you can make an entire wardrobe of comfy boyshort-style panties. Join our Fairy Bra-Mother, Beverly Johnson, as she helps you draft a base pattern to create a variety of flattering boyshorts plus variations, including a cute-and-comfy boyshort-brief combo. Work with sporty stretch fabrics and delicate stretch laces while mastering professional details such as gussets, custom leg lengths and more. With Beverly’s expert guidance, you’ll be able to sew adorable boyshort panties that you can wear with confidence.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Fit & Fabrics
Meet Beverly and start by learning how boyshort panties differ from briefs. Then find out how to accurately take key measurements, choose fabrics and determine the amount of stretch and direction of greatest stretch.
2. Drafting the Boyshort Pattern
3. Constructing the Basic Boyshort
4. Design Variations
5. The Combo Panty Variation
6. Design Variations for the Combo Panty

Recommended with this class

  • Stretch fabric (such as cotton spandex) and stretch lace
  • Panty elastic
  • Drafting supplies: paper, pencil, rulers, measuring tape, design curve

Taught by

Beverly Johnson
Beverly Johnson
After years of sewing her own dance costumes and swimwear, Beverly Johnson began teaching bra making in 1995. She has shared her immense knowledge of techniques for sewing bras, swimwear and intimate apparel ever since. Beverly is the owner of Bra-Makers Supply, which carries specialty patterns, fabric and findings. Her books include "Make and Fit Swimwear" and two volumes of "The Bra-Maker's Manual," which have become textbooks in some fashion schools.

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