Kwik Sew Pattern # 2358
The bodysuit and merrywidow are designed for stretch knits only with 25% stretch across the grain. We suggest nylon tricot, sheer Lycra®, nylon sheer or stretch lace. The contrasting fabric is a non-stretch lightweight woven fabric, such as non-stretch lace and sheers. They have underwire bra cups with a contrast overlay on the front and the bra cups. You can make self fabric shoulder straps or use purchased ready made straps. There is elastic on the top edge of the back and all the outside edges are finished with edging lace. View A ,bodysuit, has a lace ruffle on the front, elastic on the back leg openings. The crotch can have an optional snap opening. View B is a pull-over "merrywidow". It has elastic garters covered with lace and the grips are covered with satin ribbon.
For the garter and handkerchief use lightweight fabrics. The garter has elastic and lace trim. The outside edges of the handkerchief are finished with lace and the corners are mitered.
For the drawstring bag use light to heavyweight fabric. It is lined.