Sew Along: Bralette
Let Monica walk you step-by-step through making a basic bralette from the Sweet Sixteen pattern. She will show two bralettes with different fabric combinations and all the tips that come with sewing them. Learn the basics of bralette construction with an all fabric version, then expand your skills with a lace covered foam bralette. This is a perfect sew along to get started with sewing bras.
Sew Along: Cotton Woven/Jersey Knit
Some of the cutest prints around are in woven and jersey fabrics. Sew along with Monica and learn how to use them successfully for your bra.
Design Changes for Bras
Learn how to take your well-fitting bra pattern and spice it up! Explore the endless possibilities of different cup designs. Monica will show you a quick and simple way to make a multitude of design changes to create new styles. Take your basic bra-making to the next level!
Basic Pattern Alterations
Learn how to make some of the most common adjustments to your pattern for a variety of fitting issues.
Demystifying Bra Fitting
Let Monica help you demystify the sometimes-perplexing world of fitting a bra, whether you plan to make your own or want to be a more educated ready-to-wear consumer. Learn about the art and science of bra fitting and get a glimpse as to why so many of them DON’T (fit, that is!). You will walk away armed with a foundational knowledge that you can apply to both your shopping and sewing experiences.
Sew Along: Fashion Knit
Sew along with Monica and learn the tricks to using all kinds of fashion knits to create fun, funky, and beautiful bras!
Making a Nursing Bra
Use your basic bra pattern and transform it into a nursing bra. Enjoy the comfort and support of a well-fitting bra with easy access to nurse.
Adjusting a Bralette for Extra Support
Bralettes are soft, comfortable, and not known for being very supportive for larger cup sizes. Monica will show you how to make adjustments to your pattern and fabric usage to maximize the amount of support in your bralette.
Sew Along: Using Microduoplex
Microduoplex is one of the softest and most supportive fabrics you can use. Sew along with Monica while she shows tips and tricks for using microduoplex in your bra.