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 […]

How to Launder Lingerie on the Orange Lingerie Blog

How to Launder Lingerie While Traveling

By committing to launder your lingerie while traveling, you are not only freeing up valuable suitcase space but you are also ensuring your lingerie looks great and has a long life. Don’t worry, laundering your delicates on the road is really easy and takes hardly any time at all! If you have read my post […]

How Much Lingerie You Need to Pack for Your Trip

In the last post, I wrote about how to formulate a lingerie packing strategy. Now it is time to figure out how many bras and pairs of underwear are necessary for a trip. Once you know the minimum number of pieces you must pack to ensure fresh undergarments every day, you can add additional pieces. […]

Strategies for Packing Lingerie on the Orange Lingerie Blog

Strategies for Packing Lingerie for Vacation

Packing for any trip can be a challenge! Suddenly you don’t have access to your entire lingerie drawer and all you have is what you managed to fit into your suitcase. This can either freeing or terrifying depending on how you like to get dressed! Over the next few posts I am going to break down […]

Fenway bra using Orange Lingerie x Tailor Made Shop black lace bra kit

New Bra Making Kits for the Fenway Bra!

Once again Orange Lingerie has teamed up with Tailor Made Shop to create bra making kits, this time for the Fenway bra. We both love this bra pattern so much that we put together seven different options! After sewing them all up I still can’t decide which is my favorite! There is the black lace (pictured […]

Boning and Boning Casing by Orange Lingerie

An Easy Way to Add Support to your Bra

Sometimes you want a little more support from your bra or perhaps you just want to prevent the side seam from riding up on your body. No problem! All you need to do is add a little side boning! You can do this with any bra that has a side seam, including ready-to-wear bras that are […]

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 […]