It’s been a while since I posted about progress on my undergarment goals. I must admit I’ve gotten a bit behind on these goals, distracted by other fun projects like pattern testing and jeans making. The next challenge I’d set for myself was to make a demi-cup or plunge bra . At long last… Continue reading A not so boring beige demi-cup Boylston Bra
Here I am, finally getting around to writing my blurb on the Pauline Alice – Bailén Top & Dress pattern I tweeked to make myself a cami. When putting together my tap pants I knew I would want a matching camisole. I almost went with the Seamwork Savannah pattern, which had the lace sections I wanted, but… Continue reading A Camisole from Bailén
Here is the last item from my March undergarment goals. I didn’t manage to complete this in March because, quite frankly, I almost gave up and threw it in the recycle. I’m glad I came back to it, since I’m now extremely happy with my final garment. I had been wanting a shorts type slip… Continue reading Tap Pant-Knickers hybrid using Nutmeg
Despite the fact that I hadn’t planned to make another bra in March, here it is! I happened upon a new lingerie pattern maker at the end of February. It was this pic on Pinterest that led me to Make Bra, a Finnish company which has lingerie supplies, courses and several patterns for foam cup bras.… Continue reading A makeBra and 4 Watson Briefs
It’s almost the end of February and I wanted to meet my undergarment goal for the month and have a lace bra to submit for Emerald Erin’s Lace Month. So re-tackling the Elan bra pattern, I drafted the adjustments I thought were needed based on my fist try of the pattern. And then I went… Continue reading Elan or a knock-off?
It was a four day weekend for me, thanks to the Family Day Stat holiday, so a fair bit of puttering about the sewing room was done. I was keen to make another black bra made since my Elan attempt a couple of weeks ago didn’t work out. I had noticed, as I wore my… Continue reading Another Shelley and some Franken-Bra-ing
This weekend I worked on a couple of different projects. I finished up my trial run of Elan #645 which is part of my 2016 Undergarment goals. I also started a muslin for the coat I’m working on but I’ll post more on that once the muslin completed. How did the Elan Bra go? Well,… Continue reading Elan #645 Bra – First Try