Sew Your Own Bloody Undies!



Saturday January 29th, 1-4pm.

Learn to sew your own period undies using this multi-style knickers pattern by Tilly and the Buttons.

Add a gusset to this undies pattern to create your own period or leakproof undies plus get helpful tips on how to sew basic lingerie.

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 perfect scrap busting project, these can be sewn on your regular machine or with an overlocker depending on your sewing ability.

You will get to take home the printed Iris undie pattern valued at $30 which 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.

Please read the cancellation policy before booking.

Vaccination certificate will be required for any adult entering the premises. You can add your digital certificate to the Service Victoria app so that when you check in to the studio it will give you a green tick. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can provide a printed certificate. If you have a medical exemption you will need to provide a medical certificate from an approved practitioner.


SKILL LEVEL – Confident beginner

SIZE RANGE – UK 6-24 (US 2-20 / EUR 34-52)

What to bring:


Main fabric: Light- to medium-weight stretch knit fabric with 40-60% 4-way stretch and good recovery, such as jersey, scuba, stretch mesh, stretch velvet.

Gusset:Supplied by Sew This Pattern

V2 Zorb® 4D 100% Organic Cotton Dimple Waterproof CORE Eco-PUL™ Soaker Fabric in – Rose Smoke or Black.

This fabric is a 3 in 1 waterproof, soft and absorbing fabric.

You are welcome to bring your own fabrics for the gusset. You will need approx 30 cm each of a PUL fabric, soft cotton bamboo jersey and an absorbing fabric such as a cotton French Terry of Fleece.


Main Fabric

At least 60cm of either 115cm or 150cm wide fabric.

Narrow Stretch Lace- 20-40mm wide or fold over elastic – 15-20mm

Sizes 1-5: 2.1 meters

Sizes 6-10: 2.8 meters

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%)

All-purpose polyester thread to match your fabric, lace and/or FOE


  • Sewing machines and overlockers
  • Gusset Fabric
  • Tilly and the buttons Iris undies pattern valued at $30
  • Pins and scissors
  • Afternoon tea


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