June 23rd 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

June 23rd 2017 lingerie sewing weekend roundup

Welcome to the June 23rd, 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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June 16th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

June 16th 2017 lingerie sewing weekend roundup

Welcome to the June 16th, 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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May 26th 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

May 26th 2017 lingerie sewing weekendroundup

Welcome to the May 26th, 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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February 3rd 2017 Edition // Lingerie Sewing – Weekend Roundup

Lingerie Sewing Weekend Round Up

Welcome to the February 3rd, 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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Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup

Lingerie Sewing Making Weekend Round Up Tailor Made Shop Bra Making Underwear Making

Hi guys, I want to introduce a new weekly blog post series. The Lingerie Sewing: Weekend Roundup will be posted every Friday with news and projects from the lingerie making community.

From this week:

Henna made a super fun neon yellow and pink Boylston Bra with a partial band. You can view her project here.

Karu of Studio Costura wrote a round-up post of her December lingerie makes. She had a busy month! Her makes include the Watson Bra, the Boylston Bra, the Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 Halter View A Bralette, and her self-drafted underwear patterns. You can read her post here.

Sarah of OhhhLuluSews released two new panty patterns! You can get The Ultimate Lace Thong & Panties pattern here and The Claudia Panties here.

The Holiday Sale at Tailor Made Shop is still on! You have until Saturday December 24th, 2016 11:59PM EST to take 10% off your purchase. Use promo code HOLIDAY16. The coupon will work on www.tailormadeshop.com and www.etsy.com/shop/Tailormadeshoppe.

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Craftsy is running a holiday sale from now through Monday December 26th, 2016 11:59PM MT. All classes are under $20. If you’ve been meaning to start sewing lingerie, now is a good time to stock up on the following classes.

If you are new to sewing lingerie and want to start with something basic, I would recommend Beverly Johnson’s Sewing Panties: Construction & Fit course.

Ready to tackle your first underwire bra? Then sign up for Beverly Johnson’s Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit course!

If you’ve made a couple of bras and you’re ready to expand your lingerie sewing skill set, then I recommend the following classes:

Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques by Beverly Johnson

Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace, & Beyond by Beverly Johnson

Sewing Lingerie: Essential Techniques by Allison Smith

(Please note that clicking on the Craftsy links and purchasing any course will result in a small affiliate commission for me. Thank you for your support. <3)

Have a great weekend everyone!

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DIY: Navy/Burgundy Watson Bra with Y-Back

Navy Burgundy Watson Bra Y-Back Tailor Made Shop

Quick update: after going crazy with the Y-back strapping detail on my last few triangle bralette projects, I decided to try it apply it to the Watson Bra Pattern.

Navy Burgundy Watson Bra Y-Back Tailor Made Shop

The result? I love it!

Navy Burgundy Watson Bra Y-Back Tailor Made Shop

I’m also loving the Navy/Burgundy color combo lately. How do you feel about those colors together? Share in the comments below.

Bra Pattern: Watson Bra by Cloth Habit
Lace: Tailor Made Shop
Strapping Elastic: Tailor Made Shop
Rings & Sliders: Tailor Made Shop

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DIY: Yellow Watson and Nude Lace Pantie with Velvet Combo

Here’s another quite update of my latest makes: a Yellow Watson Bra and a pair of nude lace pantie with contrast velvet waistband.

yellow-offwhite-watson bra

The Watson Bra is made from one of my shop’s bra kits, and it was a quick Christmas gift for a friend.

nude-black-velvet DIY Underwear Pantie

The nude lace pantie is my latest underwear project. After seeing so many pretty all-lace underwear in retail, I finally went ahead and made a pair of my own. Expect to see many, many more.

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Tips & Tricks: Bra Pattern Cutting

Bra Making Pattern Cutting

Today I want to share my preferred method of cutting out bra patterns (or any other patterns). I started using this method of cutting after observing how our in-house pattern-makers, cutters, and sample-makers cut their patterns.

For this method you will need:

  • Fabric Scissors
  • Dotted Pattern Paper
  • Silk Pins
  • Pattern Weights (optional)

You can use butcher paper or tissue paper instead of the dotted pattern paper. I prefer the dotted pattern paper because you can use the guidelines on the paper to align your pattern pieces to the fabric accurately.

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DIY: Sorbet Watson II

Watson Bra Tailor Made Shop

I know I said I probably wouldn’t make any more Watson Bras for a while, but then another of my awesome co-workers announced that she’s leaving. AUGGGGHHH. :(((( Best of luck at your new job and stay in touch, KK. :<

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Details
Bra Pattern: Watson Bra by Cloth Habit
Fabric (Self): Pale Blue and Apricot Lace from Tailor Made Shop
Fabric (Lining): Mesh from Spandex House
Elastic (Shoulder Straps): MarySupplies
Elastic (Armholes): Picot Edge Elastic from Daytonna Trimmings
Elastic (Band):Picot Edge Elastic from Daytonna Trimmings
Notions: Silver 3/8″ Rings & Sliders from Tailor Made Shop

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