OK gals, I need help. I have a client who wants me to make lingerie for her. She is a large lady and is a new ’empty nester.’ with a younger hubby. She wants sexy, pretty lingerie. The RTW she’s bought doesn’t fit well, and she has trouble finding things in her size: 2 or 3 XL. She’s a large boned woman. Most patterns for the pretty things only go to size XL. I’ve altered smaller patterns to fit much larger women before, but they were dresses, not lingerie…do I do it the same way?
I’d really like to help her out. I lost quite a bit of weight a few yrs ago and know how hard it is to find pretty things, that don’t let ‘the girls down’ if you know what I mean. I’ve not done much with lingerie, and don’t own a serger. My 1970’s Kenmore does zigzag and a few finishing and stretch stitches. It can’t be that difficult, I’ve worked with stretchy and slippery fabric before, and am very familiar with chiffon. Any and every suggestion will be sincerely appreciated!!!