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Anthro-Inspired Pillow. How to Copy Ready-to-Wear. How-To: Make a Pinup Bikini. Like many women of my generation, I love pinup bathing suits.

How-To: Make a Pinup Bikini

I admire the Coke bottle shape our grandmothers sported on the beach, and as an avid swimmer, Esther Williams—in all her sparkly-spangled swimsuit goodness—has long been one of my style icons. However, I’m also a fan of comfort and I doubt those old suits, made of sturdy cottons (or wools!) And boning, can compete on that front with my quick-drying Speedo. Foundations Revealed. The tutorial that enables every corsetmaker to create the most unique, beautifully fitting corsets you’ve ever hand-crafted Use it, enjoy it, tell us what you think in the comments below and ask questions at info@harmanhay.comThis email address is being protected from spambots.

Foundations Revealed

You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - no really.... "I would LOVE to thank you for actually getting back to me. Every other site hostess I've emailed in regards to their tutorial just gave me something along the lines of "I'm too busy being amazing. Go away. " How To Make A Bra 2 (free article) Written by Mark Garbarczyk In this second part of this bra pattern drafting and making series we will be drafting (drawing) the blocks/patterns for the cups, cradle and wings of a simple under wired “Darted Cup” Bra.

How To Make A Bra 2 (free article)

Think of this bra as your first test into the world of bra pattern drafting and making. It may not offer the best support for the fuller bust, but it will allow you to check your measurements and fit, particularly cup volume / shape and wing tension. Make Your Own Damn Bras. I got sick of waiting to go to Spotlight to buy a good bra pattern, I decided to DIY!

Make Your Own Damn Bras

This is good if you do not have a very large bust. I'm a 12C-ish, and this tutorial shows you how to make a basic padded bra. You can easily add underwiring, which - when I get some - I will add to this tute on how to put that in as well. DIY Tutorial - How to make your own knickers! (Printouts) - drummbellina. Corset Tutorial. Panty Tutorial: How to make your own drawers. Well folks I think I have been talkin' about this tutorial for about a year, so I finally pulled it out. There are millions( ok maybe not millions, but a whole heck of a lot) of variations and add ons but I was trying to do the simplest one first. Materialsthreadsewing machine1 yd stretch elastic or fold over elasticpaper for pattern(paper bag or newspaper)scissorsold t shirt or any knit materialpair of underwear to cut and make pattern from Make your knickers !!

1. Cut or fold your undies so you can make your pattern. Bra-makers Supply - Books, CDs and DVDs. The Bra-makers Manual , QB-100 Finally!

Bra-makers Supply - Books, CDs and DVDs

Everything you have wanted to know about making bras, but couldn’t find the information! Finding Brassiere Underwires. Q.

Finding Brassiere Underwires

This will sound like an odd question but here it is: Is there someplace (or somehow) to get replacement under wires for brassieres? I am forced to wear under wire bras for necessary support but the under wires tend to break long before the rest of the bra (fabric, shoulder straps, etc.) wears out. Homemade Sanitary Pads. In the article Food Storage Basics: Step 4 — Non-Food Items I explained the importance of storing non-food items as part of your emergency essentials.

Homemade Sanitary Pads

However the ultimate long-term solution is learning the skills to be self-reliant. That way you’re not dependent upon your supplies. For example, a very important part of many women’s monthly routine is the use sanitary pads. A Novice's Guide to Draping. Make It and Love It: Re-Purposing: Boy's Pants. Can you believe it? A boy project. I’ve been trying to think of new things for my sweet boy…’s just harder to come up with projects for him. One of the greatest men's shirt makeovers ever.

Okay, I'm partial, but I think this is one of the greatest makeovers of a men's dress shirt into something else--a cute, springy skirt!

One of the greatest men's shirt makeovers ever

I had so much fun with this and just figured it out as I went along, but I do have the pics and instructions for you in a tutorial. Follow along if you ever want to do this to an old shirt! Smocking a honeycomb texture. How to smock – tutorial « The dress I made. Here’s a little sneak preview of a project I’m currently working on.

How to smock – tutorial « The dress I made

Can you guess what it will be? In about a week both my photographers will be back from holiday, so just a few more days of patience before I’ll have new photo’s to show. How to Make a Smocked Tube Top. Jersey knit tube top smocked at the bust with multiple rows of elastic thread.

How to Make a Smocked Tube Top

The circumference of the top (unshirred) is 8-9" (20-23 cm) larger than the bust measurement. The finished top is 21" (53 cm) long, including 4.5" (11 cm) of smocking at the bust, and hits below the hip. Jersey knit or lightweight woven fabric Elastic sewing thread Cut 2 rectangles from your fabric as shown in Diagram 1. For the length, measure from above your bust down to your desired hemline, and add 1.5" (38 mm) for seam allowances. For example, I used a length of 22.5" (57 cm) for a tunic-length top; a regular shirt length would be about 17" (43 cm). How to Create Elastic Shirring. November 27th, 2008 Email 87 users recommend By using elastic thread and a simple straight stitch, you can create professional-looking shirring such as on this neckline. Princess seams, and other treacherous curves! How to create a hand rolled hem. Hand rolled hems are so lovely, and with a little practice and a few tricks, quite easy to do (if a bit time consuming).

Begin by machine stitching 1/4″ from the edge along the entire edge. Press the stitching flat. How to sew a perfect baby hem. How to Hem Pants - Hemming Pants Tutorial. Note: There are also video instructions for this tutorial. When it comes to pants, it’s all about the fit. You may have a pair of pants that look great on the booty, but are too long or short for your legs. Hemming pants is so easy that leg length should never stand between you and a hot pair of pants. If you can hem pants, then you’ve got the advantage every time you hit the dressing room. What you'll Need: Taking in Jeans at the Side Seam Tutorial. Jean-ius Reverse Engineer Your Favorite Fit. Video tutorials on arts and crafts throughout history. Beltmaking 101. How to Shorten a Skirt - DIY Fashion. How to sew a circular skirt. Bohemian Infinity Dress… « Needles, Thread and Love. How to Create Mitered Corners, by Sara Moskovitz. S4H's Top Tips & Techniques: #3 Attaching Metal Snaps.

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