All the sewing in this post! I still have a backlog of projects to share with you but I thought I would share some things that I recently sewed where I have used the pattern before or, in the case of bra sewing, am using an updated pattern. Bra Sewing I’m super pleased with my … More Bra Sewing, Swimsuit Sewing, Vacation Sewing
I have been wanting a decent bralette for a while. However, there is no pattern that goes up to my size. Well…. Seamwork Florence does, but that was a disaster when I made it… I knew the basics I wanted: racerback, non-stretch cups for support, wide elastic band, front closure, etc. I just decided to … More Drafting a bralette
I recently finished a bra that reminds me of a prep school blazer. Funny enough when I googled “prep school blazer” one popped up that was the exact blazer I had in mind when I put the colours for this bra together. I totally want to make a blazer like this sometime this year, too. … More Prep School Bra
Oh you were expecting a non-lingerie post…. I’m the worst. I swear I have a bunch of non-lingerie garments to share. I just need to find the time to take pictures. Sooooon. This was originally posted on the Curvy Sewing Collective for Lingerie Month. Today I am reviewing the free (YES YOU READ THAT RIGHT!) Maya Bra … More Maya Bra
I have a tutorial up on the Sewcialists blog today for Lingerie month. I’m no expert, but cloning a bra got me a much better fit on the first try than using a bra pattern. Check out the tutorial!
Well, my plans for the lingerie ended up all over the place. I did make the bra and I will be making the camisole, but left out the tap shorts and the underwear. I just didn’t want to fiddle with the bottoms and have been feeling stressed by it and not wanting to do it. … More The Wedding Lingerie
Disclaimer: there is swearing in this post. I sort of knew going into this project that it might fail horribly. I have huge boobs, after all, and the phrase “lounge bra” as Seamwork calls it doesn’t really fit with huge boobs, even if my measurements are within the pattern’s specifications. I wanted to try it … More Seamwork’s Florence Lounge Bra