A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 297,048
Currently Running With Scissors:
413 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Some more bras  (Read 5590 times)
Tags for this thread: bra  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Grave_13
« on: May 27, 2011 05:58:53 AM »

I recently made these. The one with the blue lace has underwires, the salmon one doesn't. What I love so much about making lingerie is working with all these pretty laces and trims. And you don't need a lot of fabric  Smiley







THIS ROCKS   Logged
kcartwright856
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011 06:05:08 AM »

What a great way to get the perfect fit! Awesome job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

craftylittlemonkey
"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 6067
Joined: 03-Jun-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2011 06:16:22 AM »

It's ok for me to hate you a little bit, right? Because I am impossible to fit but there's just no way I have the patience to make myself a bra. The salmon one is my fave, I love it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The bad news: There is no key to happiness.
The good news: It isn't locked.
CraftyMcCrafterson
Offline Offline

Posts: 1909
Joined: 05-Aug-2006

art should not exist for the sake of itself


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2011 06:20:22 AM »

very nice! My goal is to give this a try too! I have all the materials...now where to find the time....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://dianneofalltrades.blogspot.com/

Looking for dead pointe shoes.
graced
Offline Offline

Posts: 929
Joined: 24-Jul-2006

Whatever! (Philippians 4:8)


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2011 07:06:59 AM »

WOW~

Just saw something on tv (maybe Sunday Morning on CBS?) about how handmade bras like this sell for about $150 in France. And those were just mass-produced (still by hand, but without any reference to their future owner's physique).

Bespoke and beautiful bras could be the next "boutique" item out there...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Words to craft by: Un homme a cheval va jamais voir ca...  "A man on horseback will never notice that."
GoldfishGirl
Offline Offline

Posts: 1106
Joined: 19-Feb-2005

Amorphous Big Red Monster


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2011 07:23:25 AM »

I love these! Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Wists:  http://www.wists.com/goldfishgirl

I'm always up for Personal Swaps! I can knit and sew. What can you do? Let's trade!
sewintoyou123
Offline Offline

Posts: 46
Joined: 14-Nov-2010

What are you looking at?


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2011 07:40:21 AM »

I LOVE the salmon one. Does it offer enough support. Do you use a pattern, or have you self drafted. I keep telling myself I'm going to start making my own.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lil_abi
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2011 07:48:03 AM »

These are stunners.  I love that you made a "wireless" model, too.  I shelled out $40 for a bra-making kit from etsy, and the instructions and materials list were so vague that my attempt was laughable, pitiful, and completely unwearable. 

Gorgeous.  How did you learn how to do this?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mama to baby twins.  Frantic crafter while they nap!

My blog: http://SLiPsofthetongue.wordpress.com

DH's humorous and often offensive blog: http://mymasonicapron.blogspot.com
Calabaza
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2820
Joined: 09-Jun-2010

It's a long story.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2011 07:59:56 AM »

As someone who is right on the cusp of having to have custom-made bras I must say that this is completely and totally awesome! I've read various tutorials but somehow just can not get wearable results. Do you have any links to good tutorials and/or tips of the trade?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BeaG
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3346
Joined: 31-Jul-2005

Hi from Belgium!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2011 08:04:46 AM »

You and your sewing machine make wonders together!

I looked through all of your images here on Craftster (don't worry, I'm not a stalker, haha) and I am in awe of your taste and your talent!

If I had a figure like yours, I would start making that kind of clothes and underwear for myself (but probably not half as good as you do).
Still, I should figure out how to make myself underwear though, especially bras, since I can never find what I want in the shops (and, like some already commented, can hardly find any in my size).

PS: I read that you moved from Belgium to Canada. Are you Belgian by origin? I live in Belgium (but I am from The Netherlands).
« Last Edit: May 31, 2011 10:06:18 AM by BeaG » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Shrink Plastic Jewelry and Accessories
How to Make a Wrapped Loop - Bead Tutorial
How to Make Marble Magnets and Picture Marbles
How to Make a Wrapped Wire Loop
How to Make Wire Wrapped Beaded Bracelet
Latest Blog Articles
August 20, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Faux Cross Stitch Sweatshirt
More Great Crafts Using Cardboard Tubes

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.