• Off-White/Black Balconette Bralette w/ Lace Racerback Detail

    September 19, 2016

    Hi guys, I can’t believe it’s been over a month since I’ve sewn something! I have a backlog of cutwork to go through still, but I’m taking a moment today to share photos of my recently finished off-white/black balconette bralette with lace racerback detail. I’ve made a couple of this self-drafted balconette bralette and I…

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  • Where to Buy Bra Making Supplies in New York City

    May 9, 2016

    Welcome to the fourth post to “The Complete Guide to Bra Making” series. This post will cover where to buy Bra Making supplies in New York City. All of these stores are located in New York City’s Garment District, within short walking distance of each other. Galloon lace at Botani Trimmings. Botani Trimmings 263 W 36th…

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  • Where to Buy Bra Making Supplies (Online)

    May 2, 2016

    Welcome to the third post of “The Complete Guide to Bra-Making” series. This post will cover where to buy Bra Making supplies online. The stores are categorized by regions and then alphabetically. Last Updated: April 5th, 2017. This post contains affiliate links.

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  • The Complete List of Bra Making Classes (In Person)

    April 25, 2016

    Welcome to the second post of “The Complete Guide to Bra Making” series. This post will cover all the in person Bra Making classes that are currently available. There are many advantages to taking an in person Bra Making class. Some advantages include higher level of attention and guidance from an instructor and immediate answers…

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  • The Complete List of Bra Making Classes (Online)

    April 18, 2016

    Welcome to the first post of the “The Complete Guide to Bra Making” series. The Complete List of Bra Making Classes (Online) is a comprehensive list of the bra making classes that are currently available online. I want to start this series off with online courses, because they are readily accessible to anyone around the world. The beauty…

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  • The Complete Guide to Bra Making

    April 15, 2016

    One of the most common questions I get on my shop is “How do I get started in Bra Making?” My usual response is to direct the person to join the Bra Makers Group – Beginners to Intermediate (a Facebook group where people share their bra projects, tips on fit, and patterns and resources). I also direct…

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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: 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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