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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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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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This month, we will be continuing with burlesque-inspired lingerie while continuing our break from our sewing machines! In Feathers and Elastic: How to Make Burlesque Inspired Lingerie you will not be using any specific patterns, but rather working with limited materials to create showgirl lingerie. Continuing on with the inspiration I received from working with Philadelphia’s Cabaret Administration, I’ve created a basic frame bra, shimmy belt, and ostrich feather fan. Everything […]

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We’re taking a break from using patterns and machines, in favor of hand sewing and rhinestones! In Pasties, Fringe and Rhinestones: DIY Burlesque-Inspired Lingerie you will not be using any specific patterns, but rather working with limited materials to create showgirl lingerie. The first gig I had working on costuming was for Philadelphia’s Cabaret Administration, which holds a special place in my heart. Not only did I learn a tremendous amount […]

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