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The Little Purple Bra

Although my exams aren’t over yet, the most difficult ones have passed, so last week I was able to sneak in some sewing between all the study time. Yay! It had to be a quick project, so corsets are off the table for now (but my second corset is coming in the next few weeks, I promise!). Can you guess what I’ve made? 😉

Look at that gorgeous lace!

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Vertical Seam Bra: Fail or Success?

I’m getting more ‘experimental’ with my cup seams lately: on my last bra, I did a three part cup, and now I’ve tried a vertical seam bra. But I’ve also experimented with fabric: it’s all about satin!

I used grey stretch satin for the frame (lined, to stabilize it), white dotted powermesh for the back and a floral printed satin for the cups (lined with 15 denier). You may recall this printed satin for one of my Me Made May posts: it was the same satin I used for some of my first handmade garments ever, a skirt and a kimono!


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