Adapting a me-made bra to fit my new size

Well since my last post about the Harriet bra by Cloth Habit, my boobs have shrunk. I made the other bras soon after I stopped breast feeding. I needed to feel good about myself after feeling frumpy for so long but I knew that my size would change. Next time I buy a bra pattern,Continue reading “Adapting a me-made bra to fit my new size”

Padded underwired Harriet bra

Since making my first Harriet bra, its now become a bit of an obsession. Figuring out all these new bra making techniques, fitting, etc. I’ve read other people’s blogs, searched Instagram hashtags and watched lots of youtube videos to get others’s opinions and what worked for them. So Harriet #2 had some changes which IContinue reading “Padded underwired Harriet bra”

My knickers are on show!

You’ve probably gathered by now, I’m a bit of a fabric hoarder. Its a serious problem. Little bits of jersey are the worst, I hang onto to them because small bits can just about accommodate newborn vests as gifts for friends and even smaller strips make perfect bindings, cuffs, etc. So last year I decidedContinue reading “My knickers are on show!”

Underwired Harriet bra by Cloth Habit

A while back (way before covid) New Craft House, who I follow on Instagram, posted pictures of amateurs making bras at a workshop they’d hosted using Cloth Habit’s Harriet bra. It got me thinking that this was a gap in my knowledge and if amateurs can make a bra, then I certainly could. But whenContinue reading “Underwired Harriet bra by Cloth Habit”