Tag Archives: lingerie

May Bra: modified straps

My bra journey continues. The next lesson in my craftsy class is all about straps. For this bra I made short tapered straps: This is a quite easy alteration. The strap extensions (if any) are cut away and the top … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie, sewing | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

How to line foam cups

Today I will show you how to line foam cups. There might be other techniques but this is how I do it. When I start sewing a bra I like to lay out all my pieces rouhgly like they will be … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie, sewing, Tutorial | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

April Bra: BHS10 modified

It has been a bit quite here on the blog. If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen that I did sew, but I just was not in the mood of taking pictures and writing a blog post. I … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

February Bra: Make Bra Free Bralette & String Set Pattern

Hi everybody, Today I have something a bit different for my monthly bra, the free bralette and string pattern from Make Bra: As this is difficult to photograph when it lays on the floor, and as it does not make … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

January bra: Merckwaerdigh BHS10 in lace

What better way to start off the New Year than with a new lingerie set! This is again my go-to pattern, the Merckwaerdigh BHS10 and three different panties: Watson Bikini, Milano Slip and Lacey Thong from Fehr Trade. I decided … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

December Bra: Malborough from Orange Lingerie

Now here it is, my finished December set: Malborough bra with Watson Bikini: Fabric: Fabric and notions are from Sewy. The fabric is a microfiber. I still have difficulties when attaching the elastic with this slippery fabric. The lace is … Continue reading

Posted in bra, Cloth Habit, lingerie | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

November Bra: Malborough from Orange Lingerie

Remember that I said I would sew a bra every month? It seems that I already failed in the second month as I can not show you a bra today. I was on a good way, but then I made … Continue reading

Posted in bra, lingerie | Tagged , | 5 Comments

October Bra: Merckwaerdigh BHS10

In order to not forget my lingerie sewing skills I decided to sew a bra every month. For my October project I chose again the Merckwardigh BHS10. As it has already been a while since I have sewn the last … Continue reading

Posted in lingerie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lingerie Sewing Workshop

Three weeks ago I took a weekend class  for sewing lingerie and swimwear. I learned so much and have since then sewn three bras that fit. I am mostly a self taught sewer, but I was reluctant to take the plunge … Continue reading

Posted in lingerie | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Simplicity 1849 and some underwear

Do you plan your next sewing project while on work? I do, sometimes. Especially when I am standing in the rest room and looking into that big mirror. This happened a few weeks ago when I was thinking about a … Continue reading

Posted in lingerie, Simplicity, Top | Tagged , , | 2 Comments