New peach floral Marlborough bra making kit

New Marlborough Bra Making Kits!

Once again Orange Lingerie has teamed up with Tailor Made Shop to create bra making kits, this time for our classic Marlborough bra sewing pattern! We had a lot of fun putting together beautiful fabric and lace combinations for you to use to make your next Marlborough bra your favorite ever! In all, there are five […]

The Year in YOUR Orange Lingerie Makes: Berkeley Bra

The final bra pattern we released in 2017 was the Berkeley bra. This pattern has only been available for a little while so I am absolutely thrilled to see so many lovely Berkeley bras already making an appearance! Keep them coming! I love seeing all of the different laces sewn up into this style! As […]

Fenway Bras Made by YOU on the Orange Lingerie Blog

The Year in YOUR Orange Lingerie Makes: Fenway Bra

Continuing with our look back at YOUR 2017 makes, we continue with the Fenway bra which was released in April. Throughout the year there have been so many great examples of the Fenway bra! Most makers opt to go with the sheer upper cup which I just love! As always, I link to the Instagram […]

Esplanade Dresses Orange Lingerie Blog

The Year in YOUR Orange Lingerie Makes: Esplanade Bra

This is the time of the year where I look back at the prior year and plan for the year ahead. One of my favorite parts of this process is looking back at all the great versions of our patterns that YOU made! Over the last few weeks of the year, I am going to […]

Gift Guide for Bra Makers from Orange Lingerie

Gift Guide for Bra Makers

I can hardly believe that it is that time of year again! The holiday gift buying season is underway! If you are looking for gifts for your favorite bra maker, I have a few ideas for you. From bra educational materials to bra making kits to the tools I am loving right now, here are […]

Bra Making Workshop by Orange Lingerie

New Bra Making Workshops!

If learning to sew bras or to fit your own custom bra is on your list of sewing goals, we have some good news! We have two new bra making workshops set on the calendar for 2018! In our classic two-day bra making workshops, you learn how to fit and sew your own custom underwire […]

Berkeley Bra Sewing Inspiration

Thank you all for your enthusiastic response to the Berkeley bra! I had a lot of fun working on this bra design and I can’t wait to see what you all sew up using this pattern! I will be posting more on the blog about this pattern over the coming weeks including how to select materials […]

The Berkeley Bra Sewing Pattern by Orange Lingerie in Pink Floral Lace

Introducing the Berkeley Bra Sewing Pattern!

I am super excited to introduce you to our newest bra sewing pattern, the Berkeley bra! I love lace and I have been wanting to add an all lace bra to our sewing pattern line up for quite awhile. To showcase lace to its greatest effect, the Berkeley bra uses a lace scallop edge along the […]

Best Practices for Packing Lingerie

Everyone has their own special way to efficiently pack garments for a trip. With their delicate fabrics and wired or foam structure, packing bras and underwear deserve special consideration. In this post, I share my favorite method for packing bras and underwear for a trip. How to Pack Bras Most of my bras do not contain […]

Additional Lingerie to Pack for Vacation on the Orange Lingerie Blog

Additional Undergarments to Consider Packing for Vacation

Lingerie requirements for a vacation go beyond just bras and underwear. What about all the other lingerie you enjoy when you are at home? Which pieces should you take along with you on your trip? Following is a framework for thinking about the lingerie you will want to make room for in your suitcase. Sleep […]