How to draft new bra CUP designs with the Merckwaerdigh e-course

The most important task for the cup is not only to support the soft breast tissue but also shaping it. For this task 4 vertices are very important; they create an invisible diamond as it were, that pulls the cup in place. These vertices should be in good balance in all alterations of the cup master pattern : Continue reading

Materials you need to sew the Merckwaerdigh test bra

In the previous posts you’ve had a preview how you can draft your bra master pattern with the Merckwaerdigh Method as described in the new e-course I’m working on at the moment. We’ll continue in this post with the fabrics and notions you would need to sew the test bra. Because al that drafting is one thing but what really counts is the end result; a well fitting bra! Continue reading

About drafting the Merckwaerdigh Method standard bra sizes

As mentioned in the last post the Merckwaerdigh shop on the Etsy platform will temporarely only carry the digital patterns, items that need shipping will return when post companies function as before the COVID 19 virus hit the whole world. But this black period we share has a tiny silver lining for me, it means more time to work on translating the new e-course. My eyes are even becoming kind of squared from staring at the screen! Continue reading