Adrienne Connelly, who has a pitcher’s hand and ball tattooed on her forearm, works on a baseball-themed bra for the Blue Jay’s post season during a bra-making class with Beverly Johnson of Bra-makers Supply in Hamilton on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Thanks to Johnson’s expertise – she has taught over 30,000 women how to make custom bras – Hamilton has become known as the bra-makers capital of the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
PAOLA LORIGGIO, THE CANADIAN PRESS
HAMILTON – Sophie Ndala watched her mother wrestle with ill-fitting lingerie her whole life and painstakingly alter oversize bras that nonetheless dug into her shoulders and provided little support.