Orange Lingerie Work Table
Last Updated November 20, 2017

REFERENCE BOOKS
Sew Everything Workshop: The Complete Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide
The Sewing Book
Claire Shaeffer’s Fabric Sewing Guide
Bare Essentials: Bras – Construction and Pattern Drafting for Lingerie Design
Bare Essentials: Bras – Construction and Pattern Drafting for Lingerie Design – Second Edition
Bare Essentials: Underwear – Construction and Pattern Drafting for Lingerie Design
Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear
Pattern Making for Underwear Design
Pattern Making for Underwear Design: 2nd Edition
The Breast Life Guide to The Bra Zone: How to Find Your Ideal Size, Style and Support

EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES FOR BRA MAKING
Schmetz Stretch Machine Needles
Schmetz Universal Machine Needles
Clover Black Gold Needles
Clover Silk Pins Boxed, 100 Per Pack
Florian Pinker (Love this pinking tool so much!)
Gütermann Mara 120 Thread (This fine polyester thread is thin, strong and has zero fuzz. Perfect for lingerie.)
Gingher 8-Inch Micro-Serrated Edge Knife Edge Dressmaker’s Shears
Gingher 5 Inch Knife Edge Sewing Scissors
Gingher 6-Inch Machine Embroidery Scissors (these are the offset scissors I recommend to my students)
Fiskars 8-Inch Multi Purpose Scissors
Olfa 18mm Small Rotary Cutter (My favorite! Super small and easy to maneuver around all those tight curves!)
Olfa 28mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter
Olfa 28mm Rotary Blade Refill Pack
Olfa Standard 45mm Rotary Cutter
Olfa 45mm Rotary Blade Refill Pack
Olfa Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat, 24-Inch x 36-Inch
Metal Washers
Clover Seam Ripper
Dritz Tape Measure
C-Thru 8ths Graph Beveled Transparent Ruler 1 in. x 12 in. (A critical tool in my workroom! I need the 1/16″ markings!)
C-Thru French Plastic Curve Set
Dritz Sewing Gauge
Clover Chacopen Water Soluble Blue Marker with Eraser (My favorite fabric marker! I have found it easily removes from every fabric.)
Tracing Paper Roll, Pro Art 18-Inch by 50-Yards
18″ Paper Cutter
Pentel Drafting Pencil, 0.5mm
Kneadable Art Eraser
Oliso TG1600 1800 Watt Pro Iron
Dritz Sewing Sheer Press Cloth 22’X30′ 100% Silk Organza
Dritz Tailor’s Ham
Tailor’s Ham Holder
Fray Check
Dritz Seams Great
Legal Size File Folders (A cheaper alternative to buying rolls of oak tag)
Wire Cutters/Pliers (Super useful for cutting underwires)
Clear Eye Protective Safety Glasses
Table Vise
Glass Coated Pot
Large Mesh Tea Ball
Wood Tongs
Jacquard iDye Fabric Dye (Be sure to choose the correct colors for your project!)
Sulky Temporary Spray Adhesive (Air dissolvable temporary bonder helps when working with multiple layers of fabric)
Bamboo Stiletto (This tool is really useful at the sewing machine when working with all those tiny bra pieces.)
Clover Loop Pressing Bars (I use these to press perfect bra straps.)
Dritz Quick Turn

BRA MAKING KITS
Orange Lingerie works directly with Tailor Made Shop to create bra making kits especially for Orange Lingerie sewing patterns. Click here to purchase these special kits.

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