One Trick I Teach in All My Workshops by Orange Lingerie

One Trick I Teach in All My Workshops

There is a simple way to be sure that your hook and eye closure fits onto your bra precisely. It can even be done after most of the sewing is complete! If you have my book you already know this handy tip and I make sure to teach this technique in all my workshops! Because […]

Strengthen Fold Over Elastic from Orange Lingerie

How to Strengthen Fold Over Elastic

I have heard from a few Fenway bra makers that their fold over elastic does not have a very firm stretch. If this is the case for you, there is a simple solution! I use this same method when I want to use a decorative trim that is technically just a bit too stretchy for […]

Fenway Foam Bra Tutorial by Orange Lingerie

How to Make Foam Cups for the Fenway Bra

  Sometimes you want to use a lightweight cut and sew foam for bra making to add some extra support and create an extra smooth profile. Since the Fenway bra is a frameless (partial band) style, and often has a sheer contrast upper cup, the procedure is a bit different from what you are used to. […]