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Materials Needed: Simplicity 14261950’s Bra Top – Available in sizes 4-22. Knit or woven fabric (If you are creating a bathing suit top, make sure to use a swimwear fabric) 1 or 2 spools of thread Hand sewing needle Tracing Paper Tracing wheel Scissors and snips Weights (You can buy fabric weights, or you can do what I do and use canned goods.) Tailors chalk Iron and Ironing Board Sewing […]

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links. Have you ever woken up in the morning and simply couldn’t find anything to wear? Have you ever experienced this problem because everything that touches your skin feels uncomfortable? It’s something I struggle with regularly, because I suffer from hypersensitivity. It was a long time before I accepted that I had hypersensitivity. I thought I just had occasionally sensitive skin. In my mind, I couldn’t […]

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A good garter belt pattern is hard to find, but fortunately for us, independent designer and pattern maker Sarah over at Ohhh Lulu created a beautiful six-strap style. When I reached out to Sarah to make sure it was okay to use her pattern for this sew-a-long, she kindly provided a coupon code for all of you to use!  Use Addicted15 to receive 15% off your order. The coupon expires March […]

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  Now that we’re back to our regular programming, this month we will be going over making your own panties. Please note that I do not follow the pattern instructions precisely; small changes were made for ease of construction. Materials Needed: Kwik Sew Pattern K3881 – Available in sizes XS thru XL Knit fabric 2 to 4 packs of Dritz lingerie elastic – 2 packs per garment 1 or 2 spools […]

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Due to the age and delicate components of vintage lingerie, you may find yourself questioning what techniques you should use to wash and care for it. Fortunately, once you find a few tips and tricks that suit your needs, it’s relatively easy. Before you purchase any vintage lingerie keep in mind that, despite the beauty of a particular lace inset or boning in a girdle, not all vintage lingerie will […]

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