Yesterday I’ve added another download sewing pattern in my Etsy shop for the Pushup bra This one has an extra option to add a layer of soft fluffy and voluminous foam filling. Very different from the quite stiff padding used in most bras. Continue reading
The past months I’ve been working on a project preparing my sewing patterns for download versions. Quite a challenge but I’ll get back to that in another blog. To celebrate this new step it seemed a good idea to start with a FREE download pattern of a panty. And while sewing a test for this pattern it occured to me I could combine this with a tutorial how to blind stitch the crotch lining, sharing with you some tricks of my trade. Continue reading
Did you know sewing patterns for lingerie and swimwear are very simular? With exception of non-stretch underwear both use the same type of stretch in the fabrics. Although the fabric for swimwear usually is somewhat firmer both still need a good amount of 10 to 15% lycra (or spandex) yarns knitted along with the other yarns. The main difference is in the styling and way of trimming. Without any problem sewing patterns ment for lingerie can also be used to make swimwear. And of course the other way around as well.
It’s never easy to get all those fabrics and notions together in the right colours when working on a lingerie project. Because one always seems to run into something you need without having a sample at hand to be sure the colour is the right one. I’m sure everybody knows this irritating situation, Continue reading
The long bra version of the plunge has been tested in a larger size now, it seems to be fine. This time with lace cups and a plain power bar. Continue reading
The new pattern will get the code name EFG40. Today I’ve sent out the Merckwaerdigh newsletter offering a discount pre-order for this new pattern. Continue reading
The whole point of sewing the oher plunge bra is to see whether the proportions of each pattern part will be the same in bigger sizes. Continue reading