July 24, 2016

Open House at the Enchanted Castle!

Open House at the Enchanted Castle! Considering I was an absolute “wreck” the week before, our Open House at the Enchanted Castle Saturday June 25th turned out to be the most fun I’ve had in a looong time! Why do I call it the Enchanted Castle? What else would you call the place where the Magic […]

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Are Your Breasts Getting A Promotion?

Are Your Breasts Getting A Promotion? Breasts are not purely ornamental. As much as you may want to disagree with me on that, your breasts were given one job to do and that job was to feed a baby. Are your breasts getting a promotion in the near future? OK…. maybe your breasts are unemployed at […]

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Bra-making Contest – and the winner is…

Bra-making Contest – and the winner is… Wow! I can’t believe all the great entries to our first ever Bra-making Contest!. The judges had a really hard time deciding the winners but here they are! Here are the four categories: best Modified pattern best original Pattern best Use of trimmings best Use of Cut & […]

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Bra-making Contest Entries!

Bra-making Contest Entries! We have chosen the winners of our first ever digital bra-making contest! And you’ve certainly outdone yourselves. We’ve received some amazing photos of some beautiful bras. First I would like to thank everyone who sent photos of the bras you made – I know the timeline was short but you stepped up […]

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Hooray Pink

Hooray Pink Thursday June 23, is National Pink Day. I didn’t make this up, ladies – it’s a real National Day! So Hooray Pink, you are the only colour with a National day of its own! You know I love pink, therefore I am celebrating too by wearing my pink bra and undies! Oh yes, and a […]

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Boob Camp June 2016

Boob Camp June 2016 You always know when Boob Camp June 2016 is over because you know our Digital Fashion Show is about to start! A glorious line-up of what our students have made over their 5 days with us at Bra-makers Supply, in the heart of the Hamilton fabric district. Usually we start off the […]

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Sweet Sixteen Measuring Guide

Sweet Sixteen Measuring Guide Measuring for the Sweet Sixteen bralette pattern is a “new” method of measuring to figure out your particular size. But really the Sweet Sixteen measuring Guide is not that new!  I have been using this method of measuring my own patterns since 1996. It uses the Bottom Cup Depth (BCD) and the Cross Cup (CCW) width […]

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Sweet Sixteen Bralette pattern

Sweet Sixteen Bralette Pattern If you have even glanced at fashion magazines lately, you will see that there is a new darling in the bra world and it’s hot fashion news right now! Some would say it’s not a bra at all while others are claiming “it’s the best!” Who is this new Belle of the […]

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Bra-makers featured in Vogue Magazine

Bra-makers featured in Vogue Magazine For many years, sewing has been hidden in the closet of the upscale fashion magazines. It’s like anyone who sewed their own clothes was to be pitied, as the poor cousins of the ready-to-wear family. For more than twenty years, I have heard the inevitable  “what do you mean, you sew […]

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How to Sew Bras with your Feet

How to Sew bras with your feet Did the Title of this post, How to sew bras with your feet, catch your attention? I was hoping it would! Well, did you know that National Sewing Machine Day was June 13?  Can you believe it’s been nearly 200 years already? Where does the time go? But which […]

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