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Move the Apex on Your Bra Cup

If the bra you made seems to push your breasts in an east/west direction instead of straight ahead, you might want to move the apex of the bra cup to create the illusion of a more forward appearance. In this drawing, I've exaggerated the difference…
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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…

Re-purpose a Nifty Notion

Re-purpose a Nifty Notion If you own a cover stitch machine, you may be aware that it can do some amazing things. One of the things it can do is to make 3/4" (18 mm) strapping for bathing suits, sundresses etc. A smaller version in a 3/8"…