April 7th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

April 7th 2017 lingerie sewing weekendroundup

Welcome to the April 7th, 2017 edition of Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Round Up!

The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup is a curation of a few projects/ongoing events in the lingerie making community. It’s a quick catch up for you to enjoy over the weekend with a cup of coffee or tea. If you want to be part of the weekend roundup, shoot me an email at thetailormadeblog[@]gmail.com with links to your instagram, blog post, or just photos if you don’t have a blog and I’ll be sure to include your work!

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25 Soft Bra Patterns to Get You Started in Bra Making

25 Soft Bra Patterns Bralette Patterns to get you started in bra making

Welcome to the seventh post of “The Complete Guide to Bra Making” series. This post contains a list of 25 soft bra patterns to get you started in bra making.

In general, I stuck with soft bra patterns that are popular and well-loved by the bra making community. This is so you can find further information in the form of tutorials or blog posts on any of the bra patterns you choose to google. This also means that the Instagram hashtags are populated with photos of completed bra projects by other makers, which should give you plenty of inspiration for your own bra making projects.

Notes: Beginner friendly patterns or patterns that have ample instructions or tutorials are designated with “beginner friendly”. Patterns that are free are also indicated. All sizes are in U.S. sizing unless otherwise noted.

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March 31st 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

March 31 2017 lingerie sewing weekendroundup

Welcome to the March 31st, 2017 edition of Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Round Up!

The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup is a curation of a few projects/ongoing events in the lingerie making community. It’s a quick catch up for you to enjoy over the weekend with a cup of coffee or tea. If you want to be part of the weekend roundup, shoot me an email at thetailormadeblog[@]gmail.com with links to your instagram, blog post, or just photos if you don’t have a blog and I’ll be sure to include your work!

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Frankie Panties in Art Gallery Prints

Evie la Luve Frankie Panties in Art Gallery Printed Knit Cotton Jersey Fabrics Handmade Underwear DIY Panties

Hi guys! The panties sewing addiction continues! This week, I bring you six pairs of Frankie Panties in Art Gallery Prints. I was first introduced to Art Gallery fabrics when Hannah posted a picture of a pair of Frankie Panties that she made in the Yinghua print. I did some some window shopping on fabric.com and ended up picking out three Art Gallery prints to work with.

When it comes to clothes, I’m really not a prints person. I honestly only like to wear solids and shades of gray. But when it comes to underwear, I can get a little out of control. Now that I have a panties pattern that I really love, I’m going all out with updating my panties drawer with some fun and gorgeous prints!

Here are the six pairs of Frankie Panties that I made using Art Gallery cotton jersey knits and the details on them!

(Note: Only half of the Frankie Panties shown are in my size (XS). The other half are in XXS and are a gift for a friend’s upcoming birthday!)

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March 24th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

Lingerie Sewing Weekend Round Up Latest Bra Making News and Events

Welcome to the March 24th, 2017 edition of Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Round Up!

The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup is a curation of a few projects/ongoing events in the lingerie making community. It’s a quick catch up for you to enjoy over the weekend with a cup of coffee or tea. If you want to be part of the weekend roundup, shoot me an email at thetailormadeblog[@]gmail.com with links to your instagram, blog post, or just photos if you don’t have a blog and I’ll be sure to include your work!

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25 Panties Sewing Resources & Tutorials

25 panties sewing resources and tutorial to help you sew your own underwear

Hi guys! I have a confession to make. Up until this year, I’ve been pretty unexcited about sewing panties. The main reason being that buying panties that fit is not really a pain point for me. I can get perfectly cute and reasonably well-fitting underwear from aerie at $2.00 a pop when they’re on sale.

So what has changed for me?

The perfect panties pattern came along.

I’m serious. When it comes to underwear, I don’t really need a varied selection. I don’t shop for thongs or g-strings or tangas or cheekies. I’m a bikini/hipster/boy brief kind of girl through and through.

My absolute favorite cut is actually the bikini and while aerie’s bikinis come in cute prints and great colors, the rise is actually a little low on my long torso. The material quality is also a little lacking. However, these small problems haven’t been enough to get me to make more panties for myself. (Yes, I do sew a lot of panties as evident on Instagram, but they are generally gifts and not for personal wear.)

But then, Hannah of Evie la Luve released the Frankie Panties Pattern and suddenly I have the perfect bikini pattern. I can finally dig into all the printed stretch fabric that I’ve been hoarding away and turn them into bikini panties for everyday wear.

And apparently, I’m not the only one who had a panty awakening (this absolutely awesome term was coined by Erin of Emerald Erin). For the month of March, Erin of Emerald Erin is throwing a Sew Panty Party. It’s easy to participate. If you feel like you’ve been neglecting your panties wardrobe, all you have to do is sew up some panties for the month of March and hashtag your makes #sewpantyparty on Instagram. To learn more about the Sew Panty Party, check out Erin’s post here.

So are you in a panties sewing mood? Because I’ve rounded up 25  panties sewing resources and tutorials to help you make your own underwear!

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March 17th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

Lingerie Sewing Weekend Round Up

Welcome to the March 17th, 2017 edition of Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Round Up!

The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup is a curation of a few projects/ongoing events in the lingerie making community. It’s a quick catch up for you to enjoy over the weekend with a cup of coffee or tea. If you want to be part of the weekend roundup, shoot me an email at thetailormadeblog[@]gmail.com with links to your instagram, blog post, or just photos if you don’t have a blog and I’ll be sure to include your work!

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Where to Buy Stretch Lace Trim for Lingerie Sewing

Where to buy stretch lace trim narrow elastic trim for lingerie making underwear sewing

Hi guys! This year, it seems like everyone is using narrow stretch lace trim on their underwear sewing projects.

With the recent release of Evie La Luve’s new Frankie Panties Pattern and Ohhh Lulu Lingerie’s Celeste Bikini Panties Pattern, I thought it would be fitting if I did a roundup of places you can purchase narrow stretch lace trim and get cracking on those panties projects.

Note: This list consists of online shops only and not physical stores. The stores are categorized by continents and regions and listed in alphabetical order. I’ve also indicated if they ship internationally.

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Pre-Sale! Orange Lingerie x Tailor Made Shop Esplanade Bra Kits

Orange Lingerie x Tailor Made Shop Esplanade Bra Kits Bra Making DIY Sewing

Happy Monday guys! I have an exciting collaboration announcement: Norma of Orange Lingerie and I have teamed up once again and put together bra kits for her new longline strapless bra pattern: the Esplanade Bra. Choose from two charmeuse floral prints and one floral scuba knit fabric! These Orange Lingerie x Tailor Made Shop Esplanade Bra Kits include enough fabric and notions to cut the Esplanade Bra in sizes 30A-40DD!

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***PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PREORDERING***

Pre-Sale Dates: March 13th-March 24th

Shipping Dates: April 3rd-April 7th (Note: Any other items ordered with the Orange Lingerie x Tailor Made Shop Esplanade kits will ship between April 3rd and April 7th as well).

Notes:

  • These bra kits are designed specifically for the Orange Lingerie Esplanade Bra.
  • Underwires are not included. They can be purchased here.
  • The bra pattern is not included. You can purchase the Esplanade Bra pattern here.
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March 10th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

Lingerie Sewing Weekend Round Up

Welcome to the March 10th, 2017 edition of Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Round Up!

The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup is a curation of a few projects/ongoing events in the lingerie making community. It’s a quick catch up for you to enjoy over the weekend with a cup of coffee or tea. If you want to be part of the weekend roundup, shoot me an email at thetailormadeblog[@]gmail.com with links to your instagram, blog post, or just photos if you don’t have a blog and I’ll be sure to include your work!

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