Hi everybody! I wanted to share with you the last bra that I made, it’s a 30s inspired bra, a friend asked me if I could sew a pointy bra for her and I was thrilled with that idea. There are many pictures of the step by step in my blog. [...]
Okay, Ladies! Let’s talk brassieres! The more vintage sewing I do, the more I hate my bras. The grapefruit shaped T shirt bra just looks all wrong. So, here’s the $64,000 question. What sort of shape do you prefer under your vintage style clothes? Do you go all out for the torpedo shaped bullet bra [...]
I’ve been drooling over Mrs. Depew’s “Sexy Ladies” patterns for a while now, and when my last store-bought bra finally met its demise just in time for “Black Friday”, I knew it was a sign to pick up Mrs. Depew’s 1940′s French Bra Pattern #2014 during her after Thanksgiving sale. From the moment I [...]
It’s been a very long time since I posted anything on here (or on my own blog for that matter) but I have several projects from the last few months that I’m working on getting photographed and posted. One of my favorite (and most recent) projects from the past few months is this 1943 nightgown [...]
Here’s a bustier/ bra top I made yesterday from Simplicity 3250. I made it from a 50 cent remnant of luxury satin, found in the $1 bin at my favourite fabric store! Very comfortable to wear, it’s a one way stretch satin. I thought I’d be clever and sew the 2 ends together at the [...]
Hi all, I’m celebrating the weekend with a giveaway for a pdf copy of this great 1950′s long line bra pattern. Stop on by A Few Threads Loose to enter to win and have a great weekend!