Anaïs Undies Pattern
Style, comfort and coverage in one tidy package, the Anaïs Undies are a versatile pattern designed to create a wardrobe of underwear you'll be delighted to wear all day long.
View A is a paneled brief with no side seam and good cheek coverage. Perfect for colour blocking or mixing and matching fabrics, it can be made in a high-rise or low-rise bikini style. View B is a slightly cheekier style designed to eliminate visible panty lines by doubling the back in mesh to create a highly comfortable and seamless effect.
All views have been drafted with and without seam allowances, so they can be made with your choice of fold-over or plush back elastic.
Pattern Difficulty: Confident BeginnerLearn more about how we rank pattern difficulty.
- Look for stretch fabrics with excellent recovery. They should contain at least 5% spandex, lycra or elastane, and have a minimum of 50% stretch. We suggest cotton spandex, bamboo/rayon spandex blends, stretch modal, swim lycra, stretch lace and stretch mesh. For breathability and comfort, use cotton, rayon or modal jersey for the crotch gusset.
- View A can be made using a variety of fabrics but we suggest sticking to light-mid weight knits for this style. You can use the same fabric for front, side and back, or have fun with fabric or colour mixing. We especially love stretch mesh or stretch lace along the side panel for a bit of peekaboo skin.
- Due to the seamless design of View B, the back panel must be made with stretch mesh, although you can use any of our suggested fabrics for the front panel. If you'd like to make an all mesh version, cut a double layer of mesh for the front if you'd like more coverage, or a single layer for less coverage.
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - PANELED BRIEF ~ All pieces - Main fabric: Sizes 0-20 = 0.5 yard (0.5 m), Gusset lining: 9" square (23 cm square)
VIEW B - CHEEKY STYLE ~ All pieces - Mesh: Sizes 0-20 = 0.75 yard (0.9 m), Gusset lining: 9" square (23 cm square)
Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 58” / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - PANELED BRIEF ~ All pieces - Main fabric: Sizes 14-32 = 1 yd (0.9 m), Gusset lining: 9" square (23 cm square)
VIEW B - CHEEKY STYLE ~ All pieces - Mesh: Sizes 14-32 = 1.25 yd (1.2 m), Gusset lining: 9" square (23 cm square)
- 3/8" (10mm) lightweight underwear elastic or 1/4" fold over elastic
- View A: Sizes 0-20 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m), Sizes 14-32 =3.5 yd (3.2 m)
- View B: Sizes 0-20 = 1 yrd (0.9 m), Sizes 14-32 = 2 yd (1.8 m)
- Jersey or ballpoint needle
- Polyester thread in matching colour
- Marking tool
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At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.
PDP File Details
|Sizes 0-20||Sizes 14-32|
|Letter / A4||28 pages||39 pages|
|Copyshop / A0||1 page||2 pages|
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