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Exposing the Unders: Dreaming in Silk

Exposing the Unders: Dreaming in Silk

Hi All!   This Sunday I have an exposing the unders on one of my favourite bras- Dreaming in Silk. This is one that has seen lot of wear since I made it just over a year ago. There's something about it that is so perfectly me- it's a relaxed fit, it's has nice...

Sheer Guide: Bra Tulle, Sheer Cup Lining & 15 Denier

Sheer Guide: Bra Tulle, Sheer Cup Lining & 15 Denier

Hi All! Myย post this Sunday is all about the sheer things, which are some of my favourite things! And I know that if you haven't worked with these fabrics very much, then it can be a little confusing what they are and how you use them, so I made this comprehensive...

Exposing the Unders: The Parisian

Exposing the Unders: The Parisian

  Hi All! Today I have another exposing the under for you! And this one is on a bra that was definitely a favourite to many! My Parisian Braย      This bra is definitely one of the more dainty, delicate and pretty things that I've made ๐Ÿ™‚ So let's dive...

HOW TO: Making Your 6″ Lace Go a Little Farther!

HOW TO: Making Your 6″ Lace Go a Little Farther!

Hi All, Quick little tutorial today, all about using your favourite 6" stretch laces for your Madalynne X Simplicity 8229 bra. Although this could really apply to any bra where the lace that you've fallen in love with is just a bit too narrow for your pattern! This...

Snow White: Exposing the Unders

Snow White: Exposing the Unders

Hi All! The other day I posted this photo on my Instagram for Day 3 'Close-Up' of the Bimble & Pimble November sewing photo challenge #bpsewvember, and it got a lot of loves ๐Ÿ™‚ So I thought I would go through my Exposing the Unders worksheet and show the nitty...

[BAW33]: Top 5 Tips for Sewing Swimwear

[BAW33]: Top 5 Tips for Sewing Swimwear

Hi All! This week I'm going to share some of my favourite Swimwear Sewing Tips! I sew A LOT of swimwear, and *whispers* it's my favourite thing to sew-- but bras are a close second! And to be fair to my bra sewing - most of my bathing suits have bras in them! So this...

How To: Turn your Bra into a Tankini!

How To: Turn your Bra into a Tankini!

Hi All! It's the second bonus tutorial! Because I love you all so much! This is one of my favourite tutorials so far, taking your favourite bra pattern and turning it into a beautiful tankini! As after using all the tips in my Bra-making with Foam tutorial from...

[BAW24]: How To: BraMaking with Foam

[BAW24]: How To: BraMaking with Foam

Hi All, It's still Sunday! I know I know, I've been total crap at posting this month- I completely missed last week- but I have a very valid excuse- I joined the quarter century club, that is- I turned 25- and it was a weekend of celebration and family and friends,...

[BAW 19]: BRA THEORY: 3 Ways to Sew Panty Elastic

[BAW 19]: BRA THEORY: 3 Ways to Sew Panty Elastic

Hi All! Today is going to be a Bra Theory post, or more accurately Panty Theory! Three ways that I like to sew panty elastic, which is also three different types of panty elastic too. I got the idea from my post last week, where I used three different styles of...

[BAW15]: Bra Theory: Bra Cups in a Body Suit

[BAW15]: Bra Theory: Bra Cups in a Body Suit

Hi All! You know what time it is!! It's Bra Theory time, my favourite time of the month ๐Ÿ™‚ And this month I'm feeling really inspired by bodysuits. Specifically I really love bodysuits and bathing suits that have your bra built into them. You may remember these gems:...

[BAW 11] Easy Ways to Accessorize your Bikini!

[BAW 11] Easy Ways to Accessorize your Bikini!

Hi All! Today I have something super fun! As you know, I was away on holiday last week and I made myself some bikinis for the trip. And I basically lived in my bikinis, which got me thinking of ways that I could change them up, and make them more interesting that just...

Bra Theory [BAW7]: How to make a Lace Frame Bra

Bra Theory [BAW7]: How to make a Lace Frame Bra

Hi All! Firstly- A Very Happy Valentine's Day!! Or as I prefer to call it Day Before On-Sale Chocolate Day / Selfish Lingerie Sewing Day! It's Bra Theory this week! And I had a wonderful suggestion from the lovely Ilna for a tutorial on making a scalloped-lace frame...

Bra Theory [BAW3]: ALL ABOUT UNDERWIRES

Bra Theory [BAW3]: ALL ABOUT UNDERWIRES

Hi All! Underwires. It's a big topic, and I hope that I can shed some light on it, to take some of the mystery out of bra-making! Since this is my first theory post in Bra-A-Week 2016. I want to start off this post by saying: there is no universal right or wrong,...

What are: France Underwires

What are: France Underwires

Hi All! I wanted to share with you my new favourite lingerie supply. The France Wire ๐Ÿ™‚ This is a new style of underwire that has a different shape and fit from the other underwire that I carry, and it's all part of my goal to make bra-making more accessible for...

All About Elastics!

All About Elastics!

Hi All! Today I wanted to do a post about elastics today. I've done a little highlight about Bliss Wires, and Bra Tulle, and now I thought I'd give a moment to talk about elastics, the elastics I like, and what I use in my bras. In general I use all the same strapping...

What is Bra Tulle?

What is Bra Tulle?

Hi All! I woke up this morning and realized that I didn't have any good stories or cool pictures of my week for Saturday Life. It was a solid week of just average work stuff, which is pretty cool, don't get me wrong, but not quite as cool for blogging. So I thought,...

BLISS Underwires!!

BLISS Underwires!!

Hi All!! I wanted to do a post about underwires today! I know that it can be confusing with all the different types of wires, but I've stumbled upon a wire that I really love- and I call it the Bliss wire ๐Ÿ™‚ I talked about this wire back in September in this bra...

Bra-A-Week [36]: Lift Lift Lift

Bra-A-Week [36]: Lift Lift Lift

Hi All! This week is the last week of bra theory before Corset October. And I have a really good one for you! All about lift! Now as a 24 year old with no children, and medium cup size- I don't really have enough of a lift issue to show this very well- so my mom very...

Bra-A-Week [35]: Bra Theory- Plunge Wires

Bra-A-Week [35]: Bra Theory- Plunge Wires

Hi All! Today I have more bra theory for you all and another bra to demonstrate! *sorry for the late post- usually I like to get these up before noon- but this is quite the big post and I had some last minute urgent shop errands to run!!* And finally a Bra-Theory bra...