Two New Bra Making Workshops Scheduled

Pink Marlborough Bra

2016 is totally the year to master bra making! To make it easy to learn how to fit and sew your own custom bra, I have two new workshops scheduled for 2016. The first class will be at A Gathering of Stitches in Portland, Maine on April 23-24. Online registration opens up for this class on Friday, […]

Bra Making Classes On Demand

Bra Making Class

It all started with a request from Carmen Bouchard. She asked if I would teach her bra making while she was visiting Boston in June. I met Carmen at the Paris sewing meet-up in November and she is absolutely fantastic, so of course I said yes! Anne-Marie and Leisa soon asked to join in and at that […]

A Better Way to Cut Underwires

Underwires

Since writing my book, I have come up a new and improved way to cut underwires. There is nothing like having a large supply of long wires when I want regular wires to find a better way! Lucky for me I love tools and I was able to draw upon the skills I learned waaaay back when […]

The Secret to Finding Hidden Bra Sizes

Sewing Pattern Pieces

The most asked question about the Marlborough bra pattern is “Will it fit me?” Usually this question comes from someone outside of the size range listed on the pattern. It is an excellent question and many times, my answer is actually yes! This bit of sizing magic is possible through what is called “sister sizing”. Sister […]

How to Learn Bra Making in 14 Hours

How to Learn Bra Making in 14 Hours

The best way to jump start your knowledge on any topic, is to learn from an expert. Sure you can read a book or watch a video, but nothing really beats live and in-person hands on training. That is precisely why I am starting to offer bra making workshops! In my workshops I lead you […]

The Magic of Manipulation

Tricot fabric swatches

It happens to all of us. We fall in love with a fabric that is completely unsuitable for our project. Bra making is certainly no exception. So how do you use that fun Spandex print fabric to make your next bra? Or how do you make a plain tricot more interesting? Well, as usual, you […]