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February Discoveries

Resources and additional favorites for this issue.

February Discoveries

For a completely unique lingerie set, marble your fabric!

This month’s sample garments

KAYE:

Waffle Rayon and Spandex Knit

Seamwork Jersey Knit in Pale Blue

A special thank you to Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics for the lovely cotton jersey by Carolyn Friedlander!

DANA:

The rayon knit was purchased locally.

Seamwork Jersey Knit in Dusty White

Can’t find the right color elastic? Dye it.

Supplies and Notions

Lace Heaven: Home to every lace you can imagine.

Where to Shop: Bra & Lingerie Making: Cloth Habit put together a great list of international suppliers.

Bra-Maker’s Supply: A treasure trove of lace, elastic, and other essentials for the bra maker.

Organic Cottons Plus: This is a great source for eco-friendly fabric!

Tutorials

The Art of Marbled Fabric: To give your handmade lingerie a personal touch, use this marbling tutorial.

How to Dye Your Own Elastic: Here is how you can create custom-colored elastic.

Scraptastic Lingerie: Make the most of your scraps.

Did you know that fabric scraps are perfect for making lingerie? Waste not!

Websites

Silhouette: This Portland-based tailoring boutique and design studio is home to lingerie experts. Don’t miss our interview with Julia in this month’s issue!

VAVA Lingerie Talks Sustainable Underthings: Alyssa Woods of VAVA Lingerie shares her tips for making wise fabric choices when sewing your own undergarments.

Orange Lingerie: The home of custom bra maker and pattern designer Norma Loehr, with plenty of helpful information on creating your own bras.

Anatomy of a bra: Each part plays a role in this essential undergarment. Understanding those roles is the first step in making your own.

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