a. Long bloomers formerly worn as underwear by women and girls.
b. Chiefly British Panties.
c. Full breeches gathered and banded just below the knee.
d.(Clothing & Fashion) an undergarment for women covering the lower trunk and sometimes the thighs and having separate legs or leg-holes
e. (Clothing & Fashion) a US variant of knickerbockers
f.Get one’s knickers in a twist: Slang to become agitated, flustered, or upset
Ps. in Portuguese it’s called ‘calcinha’… it translates to ‘little pants’…
So you can tell my surprise to see that!
Thankfully I was reassured by all it would shrink! I have to say that I made my protest heard about sewing so big pants.. you know… us Brazilians don’t like to wear full coverage of our assets.
And I sewed these because I had the pleasure to visit Bath, a world heritage city, with other 10 wonderful sewist from the UK. Most of them already spread the word on how wonderful our day was. If not, what are you waiting to check it out:
Roisin from Dolly Clackett
Kerry from Kestrel Finds and Makes
Jane from Handmade Jane
Melizza from Pincushion Treats
Shivani from Pins and Needles
Mimi from Magpie Mimi
Tamsin from Pimp my Curtains.
Laura from Laura in a Tangle
Dibs from Dibs and the Machine
Winnie from Scruffy Badger Time
The fun was organised by fab Winnie, and I cannot thank her enough for such hospitality!
Oh how excited I was to join the fun with so many talented, sweet ladies. I was so excited I actually was up before 5 am… ok, also because the train was leaving 8:30 from London!
Here are some of the photos of our lovely day!