• DIY: Strappy Bralette in Off-White/Forest Green

    July 30, 2015

    As I make more and more bras for myself, I’m starting to see that I prefer bralettes to underwire bras. I used to think that my ideal bra is a no-fuss black T-shirt bra with a partial band design. I’ve since come to realize that I don’t fit a standard underwire size and I don’t…

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  • Tips & Tricks: Enclosing the Seams of the Watson Bra

    July 27, 2015

    A couple of weeks ago, a reader left a comment expressing interest in a tutorial on how to enclose all the seams on a Watson Bra. This method relies on using lining fabric to enclose and trap the raw seams on the inside.

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  • DIY: Strappy Bralette in Pink/Peach/Lilac

    July 18, 2015

    So recently, I came across this free strappy bralette tutorial and it immediately went on my priority sewing list because I love, love, love strappy bralettes that have a edgy or cool look. I actually made this last Sunday and wore it twice this past week. I’m happy to report that it fits really well and…

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  • Tips & Tricks: Bra Pattern Cutting

    July 14, 2015

    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…

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  • DIY: Sorbet Watson II

    July 11, 2015

    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. :< Details Bra Pattern: Watson Bra by Cloth Habit Fabric (Self): Pale Blue and Apricot…

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  • Happy Fourth and Bra Kits

    July 2, 2015

    Happy Fourth! This is just a quick update to let you know that I’ve added Bra Kits to my shop. Click here to check them out. In addition, take 10% off your purchase with promo code “HAPPY4TH”. Valid until 7/5/15. Click here to shop.

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  • Bra Making with Madalynne Photo Recap

    June 29, 2015

    Madalynne Studios: The Sewing Space This past Saturday, Madalynne hosted a bra making workshop in her beautiful studio in Philadelphia. Students made a full band bra (Pin-Up Girls Classic) and enjoyed catering from New Old Fashioned and a fun aromatherapy session with The Parlour. I spent the day photographing the event along with Jessica Maida (who’s actually the…

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  • DIY: Sorbet Watson

    June 24, 2015

    This is another quickie sewing project for gifting purposes: a sorbet Watson. This will probably be my last Watson Bra for a while…time to focus on some selfish sewing for myself. I have a few back to basics sewing projects lined up that I can’t wait to work on! What’s on your sewing table? Details…

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  • DIY: Watson Bra in Cream and Aqua

    June 19, 2015

    The Watson Bra is the ideal quickie project when you’re looking to whip up a bra with minimal fuss. Here’s one in cream with aqua details that I made quickly for a co-worker who is leaving. Best of luck, C! Details Bra Pattern: Watson Bra by Cloth Habit Fabric (Self): White Lace w/ Silver Threads from…

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  • Tailor Made Shop Giveaway Winner

    June 16, 2015

    A big thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway! The winner is Mary Lee K. from the Bra Making Facebook Group. I can’t wait to see what you make with the goodies! I’ve also decided to extend the promotional discount for one more day. Use promo code “SEWGOOD” for 10% off your purchase. Coupon…

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