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Where to Buy Lingerie Sewing Supplies Online in the UK and Europe

I recently shared a list of online stores selling bra-making supplies in the US and Canada. Today’s follow-up is for our European readers and lingerie sewing enthusiasts, with retailers a little closer to home. As before, this list doesn’t include fabric shops (although some stores listed do sell them). Fabrics are easy to find elsewhere. […]

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16 Curve Friendly Dresses for Prom or Any Special Occasion

When Elisabeth asked me to write an article about curvy prom dresses, the first thing I did was calculate how long it has been since I’ve been to prom. Spoiler alert: it made me feel old! When I went to prom, the options were pretty much big department stores and the mall. They all carried […]

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How Long Does it Take to Learn How to Put on a Bra?

When you’re motherless before your ovaries find their on-switch, and your boobs blow up like two mismatched balloons, you give yourself the sex talk. Along with the assistance of a puberty book you checked out from the school library. The American Girl, “The Care and Keeping of You,” was the most sought-after library book at […]

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Where to Buy Lingerie Sewing Supplies Online in the US and Canada

Have you ever considered sewing your own lingerie? Making bras, especially wired ones, isn’t easy. It’s time-consuming, fiddly and not necessarily a cheaper alternative to buying a pre-made bra. When you factor in fabric minimums for example (most are sold by the meter, even though you’ll need much less for a bra), you may well […]

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10 Lingerie Brands to Shop on National Handmade Day

April 7th is National Handmade Day. It’s a day to celebrate and recognize all the unique talent out there in the world. What better time to treat yourself to some handmade lingerie? Handmade lingerie is often far more exciting and unique than anything you’ll find in a department store. But it’s not just about fashion—it’s the […]

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