• DIY: Navy/Burgundy Watson Bra with Y-Back

    April 21, 2016

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

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  • DIY: Sage Green Bralette & Cream Hipster

    April 13, 2016

    So this is a second try of the Merckwaerdigh Triangle Bralette for myself. (You can ready about the first try here.) I reduced the volume at the apex by 1/4″ and graduated to 0″ on both ends. I added a bit of height and width to the triangle pieces so it provides more coverage. The…

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  • DIY: Black/Peach Bralette & Hipster Set

    April 8, 2016

    I’m back with another bralette and hipster set! This set uses the same patterns as the previous post’s: Merckwaerdigh’s Triangle Bralette Pattern and Makebra’s Hipster Pantie Pattern. I cut a size Small in both patterns–this set is for a friend. 🙂 For this bralette, I opted for an all-lace band with no bra closures–it’s meant…

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  • DIY: White Triangle Bralette & Hipster Set

    April 5, 2016

    Did you know that Merckwaerdigh now offers PDF Lingerie Patterns in her Etsy Shop? I recently brought and downloaded the Triangle Bralette Bikini Pattern found here. I made the XS and used elastics for the bra band and straps instead of using the pattern pieces that came with the pattern. For sizing reference, I’m about…

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  • DIY: Black/Off-White Partial Band Marlborough Bra

    March 31, 2016

    Black/off-White Partial Band Marlborough Bra made from this bra kit in my shop. (I did use white elastic for the band and armholes instead of the black elastic.)

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  • DIY: Mint Marlborough with Partial Band

    January 24, 2016

    A partial band bra has been on my to-do list since I watched the chapter on partial band conversion in Beverly Johnson’s Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques Class on Craftsy. In terms of personal aesthetics, I love partial bands on underwire bras. It makes the bra look more delicate and pretty in my opinion. The mint lace…

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  • DIY: Maya Bra in Floral Charmeuse

    January 11, 2016

    The Maya Bra is free pattern offered by Ana of AFI. It is an underwire style with a 3-piece cup and sweetheart neckline. I don’t wear underwire bras, but I really enjoy making them. I’ve been meaning to make a Maya Bra since its release, but only got around to doing it now. Better late…

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  • DIY: Yellow Watson and Nude Lace Pantie with Velvet Combo

    January 6, 2016

    Here’s another quite update of my latest makes: a Yellow Watson Bra and a pair of nude lace pantie with contrast velvet waistband. The Watson Bra is made from one of my shop’s bra kits, and it was a quick Christmas gift for a friend. The nude lace pantie is my latest underwear project. After…

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  • DIY: Plum Watson and Foray Into Underwear-making

    January 2, 2016

    Quick sewing dump update: I made a plum Watson Bra and some undies! Recently I decided to try my hand at making underwear. These two pairs are my fourth and fifth ones. I have to say, making panties is pretty addicting because it’s instantly gratifying. Pattern for these undies are self-drafted. I will be sharing…

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  • DIY: Sierra Bra in Off-White/Burgundy

    September 9, 2015

    So Maddie kindly sent me a copy of her awesome bra pattern Sierra–thanks Maddie!–and I got the chance to make it up last night. It’s a really quick project and I have no doubt it will look good in a lot of fabric and laces! Expect lots of Sierras in the near future. 🙂 Details…

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