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Adrienne
« on: June 11, 2004 08:23:52 PM »

does anyone know a good way to fix an underwire bra? how do you put the wire back in and keep in from poking back out and stabbing you in the boob?
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2004 06:27:48 AM »

I usully just put the underwire back in and use a small piece of bias tape over the hole...
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2004 02:50:05 PM »

whatever you do, don't true super-glueing the hole at the end of the bit were the wire goes...it goes hard and itches like hell!
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2004 02:55:19 PM »

I'm so lazy...
I just pull the whole wire out.....
Then repeat to the other "cup".
But that doesn't help you, now does it...
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2004 07:30:51 PM »

thanks for the suggestions....i can't bear to just throw it out, so fixing it it is!
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2004 10:21:57 PM »

whatever you do, don't true super-glueing the hole at the end of the bit were the wire goes...it goes hard and itches like hell!

I acctually do that to mine. It doesn't bug me at all. It's really quick and doesn't wash out.

yeah, underwire stinks, cause my dad shrinks clothes, so the wires break through constantly.
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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2004 07:19:20 PM »

couldn't you try to close the fabric over it and stich many times to keep the fabric together? That's what I did when the boning came out of a corset I have.
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« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2004 07:45:12 PM »

Wow what a coincidence, i woke up this morning with an underwire stabbing my boob. My first thought was to come to craftster, but i thought it didnt belong! Guess i was wrong, haha.

Yea so i was just thinking i would stitch up the hole over and over again. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2004 08:43:02 PM »

wow this happens waaaaay too often to me and i get soo dissapointed and cry and end up throwing them out.  I never thought to repair them....someone post some ingenious ideas becaue theyre needed!!<3
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2004 06:56:31 AM »

Well this is sorta off topic, but when I had my last breast exam, the doc said underwires are bad for your breasts, and that a sports bra without underwires the way to go..esp if you want to stay perky as gravity begins its awful toll.
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