12 Mar 2024 • • by Amy

Get Our Bra and Undie Fitting E-books as a Free Download!

Celine Bralette pattern | Bra pattern | Closet Core Patterns

When we were creating the resources for our Lingerie Sewing Class (which includes The Celine Bralette and Anäis Undies) we created a downloadable guide to help you with fitting bras and undies. Today we are excited to make that resrouce available to everyone, not just students of the class! While they use Celine + Anais as examples, they will be helpful for fitting all sorts of bralettes, bras and undies, regardless of the pattern.

Fitting our most delicate bits and pieces is extra important and there is nothing worse than digging elastic or an unsupportive support garment. There is a lot to learn when it comes to bra fitting and the intricacies of cup sizes can be a challenge, but we wanted to help you with the basics so you can get the most out of your me-made intimates. A lot of bra fitting (well, all fitting really) is trial and error but hopefully, this guide will help cut down on the troubleshooting time and get you into perfectly fitting underwear that much sooner!

Chez Moi Pattern Collection by Closet Core Patterns

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Common Fit Adjustments

These downloadable PDF guides will help you to identify and diagnose common fit issues for bras and undies. From adding fullness to areas or removing excess fabric, we'll help you notice where fit could be improved and how to make these easy adjustments. Once you have a sense of the changes you need to make you'll be able to custom tailor patterns to your specific needs. Imagine having your most intimate apparel fit you without compromise, and the ability to batch sew multiples every time your underwear drawer needs a freshen... that is the power of sewing your own lingerie!

Chez Moi Pattern Collection by Closet Core Patterns

Our Sew Your Own Lingerie Class

Our online class is a great place to start if lingerie sewing is new to you. Heather will walk you through all the tips and techniques to make your first time a breeze, and give you the confidence to tackle any lingerie pattern going forward.

Help from the Blog

If you're ready to dive in but want to brush up on some details we have some extra help with the sewing part of making your own lingerie too: Understanding Elastic, Fabrics for Underwear Making as well as Tips for Topstitching Knits should help you to assemble your supplies, calibrate your machine and troubleshoot any thread snarls along the way.

We know trying a new thing can be scary but there is nothing like opening a drawer full of beautiful underwear and bras that fit you perfectly and didn't cost an arm and a leg. Most of our days start with putting on underwear, let's make sure we love it!

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