Black/Purple Strappy Balconette Bralette

DIY Black Purple Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

Happy Halloween guys!

DIY Black Purple Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

I made this bralette about two weeks ago, so I did not make it for Halloween even though the color combination would suggest otherwise!

DIY Black Purple Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

This is my tried and true self-drafted balconette bralette pattern. As of late, I’ve been trying different variations of this pattern. I’ve experimented with lace straps here and lace racer back detail here. This time, I added strappy details to it.

DIY Black Purple Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

The result? I quite like it. I might make a couple more like this. What do you think? Are the strappy details too much?

DIY Black Purple Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

Pattern: Self-Drafted
Materials: Tailor Made Shop

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Blush/Ivory Balconette Bralette

DIY Self-Drafted Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

Happy Tuesday guys! I have a quick update today with a slight variation of my self-drafted balconette bralette.

DIY Self-Drafted Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

Last time, I added lace racerback detail to the bralette. This time, I made lace straps.

DIY Self-Drafted Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

I was also in Philadelphia this past weekend. I helped Maddie teach her October 22nd Underwire Bra Making Session. As usual, I took advantage of her studio’s great lighting to take some photos. It was actually rainy and overcast, but I really like the mood of these photos.

DIY Self-Drafted Balconette Bralette Bra Making Tailor Made Shop

Pattern: Self-Drafted
Materials: Tailor Made Shop

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Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Mauve/Black

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Mauve/Black Tailor Made Shop

Happy Friday! Today’s post is another Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 Underwire Bra in Mauve/Black.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Mauve/Black Tailor Made Shop

I made a minor adjustment to the pattern: I shortened the height of the band and frame so it will fit a 2-row hook & eye.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Mauve/Black Tailor Made Shop

I’m a fan of clean finishing my work, so I enclosed all the seams. The side seams were exposed, so I covered them with small strips of black channeling.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Mauve/Black Tailor Made Shop

I’m loving the contrast between the black and mauve colors of this bra! What do you think? Share in the comments below.

Bra Pattern: Madalynne x Simplicity 8229
Bra Kit: Tailor Made Shop

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Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 Bralette w/ Adjustable Straps & Evie La Luve Bella Panties

Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 View B Bralette in Lilac Yellow Evie la Luve Bella Panties Tailor Made Shop

Hi guys, today I have a yellow/lilac bralette and underwear set.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 View B Bralette in Lilac Yellow Evie la Luve Bella Panties Tailor Made Shop

The bralette pattern is Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 and instead of making View B with the racerback, I opted for adjustable straps. The underwear pattern is Evie la Luve’s Bella Panties.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 View B Bralette in Lilac Yellow Evie la Luve Bella Panties Tailor Made Shop

I’ve made a couple of the Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 Bralette Pattern in both Views A and B as gifts and the general feedback is that the straps run on the shorter side. To solve this problem, I made View B with adjustable straps. Have you made the Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 Pattern? Were the straps short for you?

Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 View B Bralette in Lilac Yellow Evie la Luve Bella Panties Tailor Made Shop

Bralette Pattern: Madalynne x Simplicity 8228
Underwear Pattern: Evie la Luve Bella Panties
Lace: Tailor Made Shop
Power Net: Tailor Made Shop
Strapping Elastic: Tailor Made Shop

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Tailor Made Shop 2016 Feedback Survey

Tailor Made Shop 2016 Feedback Survey

2016 is quickly drawing to a close, and I am already in planning mode for 2017! Thank you for another amazing year with Tailor Made Shop. I love reading all the positive feedback for my shop so far and I hope to improve even further in 2017.

If you have five minutes, please take the time to take the Tailor Made Shop 2016 Feedback Survey. For your time, you will receive a 10% coupon code for completing the survey. The promo code can be redeemed from today until October 31st, 2016 11:59PM EST.

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Pattern Review: Evie la Lùve Bella Knickers

Evie la Luve Bella Panties Knickers Lingerie Sewing Tailor Made Shop

Hi guys, today I have a pattern review. I’ve been admiring Evie la Lùve’s patterns for a while: they’re modern and chic and designed by someone who has a great eye for fashion. I love how she sews up colorful and fun samples of her patterns and showcases them. You can find her work here.

I purchased the Bella Knickers PDF sewing pattern and made a few pairs last week.

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Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 in Red/Peach

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 Tailor Made Shop Bra Making Underwire Bra

Hi guys, today’s post is on the Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 Underwire Bra. It actually took me a while to get to this particular project because I’m more of a soft bra person. After making handful of the Madalynne x Simplicity 8228 Bralettes, I decided it was time to finally give this pattern a whirl.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 Tailor Made Shop Bra Making Underwire Bra

My favorite thing about this pattern? Vertical cup seams! I think this is currently one of the few vertical cup seam underwire bras out there. I actually really like the look of vertical cup seams and this pattern is really great for laces with scallop edges.

Madalynne x Simplicity 8229 Tailor Made Shop Bra Making Underwire Bra

I’ve also received a number of queries on whether or not I will be offering bra kits for Pattern 8229. My regular underwire bra kits will actually work with this pattern! Look for kits with wider laces (8″+) and ask for a 3×3 hook & eye during checkout. For smaller sizes, you can also use kits with 6.5″ – 7″ laces.

Pattern: Madalynne x Simplicity 8229
Bra Kit: Tailor Made Shop

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