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Move the Strap on Ingrid

The Ingrid non-wired bra pattern has quickly become a new favourite among our customers. It fits really well on most women without any alteration. However, women with sloping shoulders or narrow shoulders might need to move the strap.  Here's…
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Another Jewel for your Chest

Here's another jewel for your chest - the ever-so-popular Ruby bra pattern now has a little sister. Introducing the latest in our Jewel Collection - the Sapphire Partial Band Bra Pattern. The Sapphire  must be used with underwires as this is…

Introducing Ingrid

We've been asked many times for a pattern for a non-wired bra that would not only support, but flatter the larger bust. A bra that does not rely on underwires for support, and one that could have a front opening, such as a zipper or hook and…
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The BCD Method of Measuring Explained

The BCD Method of Measuring Explained When I first started designing bra patterns, I was faced with a dilemma - what sizing system should I use? Some patterns want you to take the full bust measurement, the high bust measurement and subtract…
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Sew Simple Bralettes

Recently I was asked to do a book collaboration with Nancy's Notions. I was thrilled beyond belief as I'd been a fan of hers for over 35 years!. The book would have 32 pages of how to instructions and photos for 6 projects plus a pattern. Sounds…

8 ways to wear a Bralette

Bralettes have become the biggest small thing in the lingerie world.  It's no wonder - they are super comfortable, easy to wear and easy to make. But did you know how versatile they can be? I recently wrote a book called Sew Simple Bralettes…
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A Ruby for your Treasured Chest

Our newest pattern, called the Ruby, is a foam-lined bra with offset vertical seams. Because it is foam-lined, you may not be familiar with the construction techniques peculiar to foam. Denise recently made her version and she happily shares…

Bra Design and Draft

Are you trying to get a ready-to-wear bra line going, but you do not want to use commercial patterns? Do you want to start a custom bra business with specialised sizes and shapes? Our Bra Design and Draft class here at Bra-makers Supply could…

Bra Fit for Every Body

Do you have a sewing business where you are asked to make a bra for someone? Do you wish you had more experience fitting? We teach a class which teaches you how to fit a bra pattern to a woman's unique body. We call that class Bra Fit for Every…

Canada Cups Posts for Friday

Here are the Canada Cups posts for Friday, September 16. Don’t forget to enter the give-away!Friday, September 16Wild Stitch Rachel tries her hands at designing her own assets & So does her Cross Country BB Jess with…

Canada Cups Posts for Thursday

Canada Cups Posts for ThursdayOnce again, I am posting the directions to the Canada Cups Posts for Thursday, September 15. You'll love  the bind they find themselves in today! Will I have to go to untangle the cords, or can they do it…

Canada Cups Posts for Wednesday

 Canada Cups Posts for WednesdayHere are the links to the Canada Cups posts for Wednesday, September 14!  Remember, folks, to stay with us through to the end of the tour for a chance to win additional prizes from our awesome sponsors:…

Canada Cups Posts for Tuesday

Canada Cups Posts for Tuesday, September 13Here are the links to the Canada Cups posts for Tuesday, September 13! Don't our bloggers logos look great?Lisa fits right in as a new Pin Up Girl & Her Bosom Buddy, Shelaine, also…

Canada Cups Posts for Monday

Canada Cups Posts for MondayHere's a short post to save you a little time hunting and clicking to find the Canada Cups Posts for Monday, September 12. Don’t forget the give-away and the discounts! Monday, September 12Valérie,…
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How to Sew the Ezi-sew Nursing Bra

How to Sew the Ezi-sew Nursing Bra To add to our posts on nursing bras, here's a tutorial on how to sew the Ezi-Sew Nursing bra. We actually wanted to see how easily it sewed together, and also how it fit after finishing it. Then we can…

Working on the new website

Working on the new website We've been working on the new website and really, this post is to test some settings. It's also to check to see if anyone is looking! If you are reading this, we would love it if you would let us know about any…

Sweet Sixteen Measuring Guide

Sweet Sixteen Measuring Guide Measuring for the Sweet Sixteen bralette pattern is a "new" method of measuring to figure out your particular size. But really the Sweet Sixteen measuring Guide is not that new!  I have been using this method…
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Sweet Sixteen Bralette pattern

Sweet Sixteen Bralette Pattern If you have even glanced at fashion magazines lately, you will see that there is a new darling in the bra world and it's hot fashion news right now! Some would say it's not a bra at all while others are claiming…
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Wanna see something truly magical?

Wanna see something truly magical? Not very much in the fabric world is news to me - when you've been around fabric and sewing for ...well, let's just say a really long time, you see fabrics come and go. So every now and then I really do wanna…
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New Band Elastics

New Band Elastics We made a commitment over a year ago to have all the same style of band elastic available in our 14 stock colours. We chose these new band elastics because we knew their firmness would be good for all body types and for all…
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Sewing Swimwear!

Today, on Leap Day 2016, my newest Craftsy class Sewing Swimwear: the Supportive One-piece has launched! You can watch the trailer here...What will you find in this Sewing Swimwear class?  how to choose a swimsuit pattern and  appropriate…
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For Men Only

As bra-makers, we put a high value on our skills to make supportive, yet comfortable undergarments. Isn't it time you use those same skills to make supportive, comfortable underwear for the man in your life? Wait, what's that? Supportive Underwear…
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Bikini Time!

Bikini Time Just in time for sewing for the upcoming resort season - announcing the newest pattern in the Pin-up Girls line - the Triangles and Tangas Bikini pattern! Yes, it's Bikini Time!Pin-up Girls is proud to present this collection…
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A little Sunshine through the Snow

We here in the North are knee-deep in our "favourite" winter pastime, which is of course shoveling snow. This winter, Mother nature seems to be particularly vexing, as she is dumping snow every second or third day. Enough, already! Are you…

Craftsy Black Friday Sale!

Craftsy Black Friday Sale - I am so excited to share the news that my Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit is the TOP-SELLING sewing Class at Craftsy! yes, we have broken all sales records and it's only been two months since the class launched!…
three sisters bikini pattern PB-3009 from Bra-Makers Supply line drawing shown
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My Three Sisters Bikini Pattern

My Three Sisters It's been a hectic 2 months here at the Enchanted Castle, with the recent launch of my Craftsy Swimwear class, plus I have had a special request to make a bikini pattern. We've have been working very hard to test these…
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Nifty Notions - the Sewing Edge

Nifty Notions - the Sewing Edge I like to borrow nifty notions from our quilting sisters - today, it's a great little gadget called the Sewing Edge. It is used by quilters to keep that 1/4" seam allowance. Well, guess what? Bra-makers can…

Craftsy Bra Class Launched

Exciting news! My Craftsy bra class launched today! It is aptly called Sewing Bras - Construction & Fit. Some of you may recall a couple of months ago I went to Denver. What an exciting time I had for the filming. Craftsy set me up with…
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Craftsy Class Giveaway

Great news everyone! My Craftsy class " Sewing Bras - Construction & Fit" is scheduled to launch on Tuesday September 23rd! As a special promotion, we are hosting a Craftsy Class Giveaway. Yes, it's free to enter. Just click on the…