This month’s sample garments
A special thank you to Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics for the lovely cotton jersey by Carolyn Friedlander!
The rayon knit was purchased locally.
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!
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.
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.