Seamwork

Resources

Where to get fabric and supplies, plus recommended additional reading for this issue.

Supplies

Mary Not Martha: An Etsy shop with fine trims, laces, fabrics, and millinery flowers.

Sew Sassy: A great online resource for lingerie supplies, such as lace and elastic.

kimo YES: Vintage Japanese fabric and clothing, including kimono panels.

Patterns

Asaka: An open-front kimono with wide-cut sleeves from Named patterns.

Lakeside Pajamas: This is a summertime pajama set begging to be sewn in breezy fabric.

Carolyn Pajamas: Designed for chic lounging, the Carolyn Pajamas are thoughtfully tailored with a modern, figure-flattering cut.

Florence bra: If you find you love sewing with stretch lace, give the Florence bra from Issue No. 3 a try.

Geneva Panties: Try this quick, stash-busting project for all your lovely leftover notions from this month.

Fabrics Featured This Month

Like the samples in this months issue? We have already done the fabric shopping for you.

Champagne Lisbon- fabric, lace.

Brown Lisbon- fabric, lace.

Blue Almada- fabric

Black Akita Dress- fabric

Books

Kimono: A Modern History: by Terry Satsuki Milhaupt. An inspiring look at the history of kimonos as a versatile garment and a crossover between art and fashion.

An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality: by Jill Fields. This is a provocative examination of the ways in which individuals and groups embrace, reject, or derive meaning from these everyday, yet highly significant, intimate articles of clothing.

Websites

The Lingerie Addict: A must-read blog dedicated to the fashion of lingerie. The introduction reads, "We believe lingerie is for anyone who wants it – no matter their size, age, sexuality, ethnicity, ability, or budget – and we’ve been a Body Snark Free Zone since 2012. Welcome to TLA!"

Brooks Ann Camper: Expanding on her recent article in Seamwork Magazine, Brooks Ann Camper teaches you all that you need to know about underlining.

Ohhh Lulu: Unique and romantic handmade lingerie that fuses unexpected fabrics with modern and comfortable styles.

Lingerie Sewing: A list of resources: Sewaholic put together a great list of resources for making your own lingerie.

Cloth Habit: Everything you need to know about making your own bra, plus some great inspiration.

Choosing the Right Lingerie Fabrics: From the February 2015 issue of Seamwork Magazine. Tips and tricks for selecting fabric.

So Zo…What do you know?: Zoe Edwards knows shows you how you can use your fabric scraps to sew sustainably.

Classes

Sew your own personal 8-piece lingerie collection: This course will provide you with all you need to know to make several custom lingerie blocks.

February, 2016

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