‘White shirt’ bras – and stargazing treefrogs

If you haven’t already figured it out, I love using really bright or unusual prints.  Making nude coloured bras doesn’t interest me in the slightest as I find them incredibly bland and boring.  But, I also like wearing gauzy white linen shirts in the summer and not having my bra show through.  So I’ve come…

Oriental inspired bra

Unlike yesterday,  I’ve engage my brain today.  I’ve made up the second bra kit and this one has been quite successful.  The difference is probably down to my approach.  Yesterday, I took a design and tried to make it fit the fabrics.  Today,  I did it the other way around.  Here is the process.

A master bra pattern

The last few years I’ve been treating myself to a couple of bra kits and a lingerie pattern as a Christmas present to myself. Truth be told I’ve been a little slack in actually making them up. So this year, my Christmas present will be to actually make up the kits and try some new…

Strappy back bikini top: Merckwaerdigh BHST2

This project has been a bit of an adventure.  It started out as an attempt to knock-off a RTW bikini top.  Followed by some pattern-work to change the seamlines on a bra cup.  While it worked in terms of fit, the style lines didn’t really suit me.  So in the end, I used the design…

Red and black set : Merckwaerdigh BHST2

This is a bit of a catch-up post as I actually finished this before Valentines day.  But you know how it is.  You have good intentions of posting quickly but life has other plans.  The pattern that I’m trialling this time is Merckwaerdigh BHST2 view B.  I’ve had the pattern for ages, originally bought through…