WELCOME TO BRA WEEK! This week and next, the Autostraddle writers and some special guests will be giving you the scoop on over-the-shoulder-boulder-holders and otherwise-inclined chest-covering situations — fashion, history, feelings and so much more.
For trans women, buying bras is often a new experience, even if we’re adults. If you transition later in life, you probably won’t have much…
Rose Bra by The Lingerie Lesbian
I actually made this bra, so maybe don’t reblog without credits?
Here is the post where I wrote about it: http://thelingerielesbian.com/2013/06/11/hey-look-what-i-made-black-and-pink-rose-lace-balconette-bra/
One thing that became clear through taking this class was just how much effort goes into creating a large cup bra. The larger a cup gets, the more the shape becomes exaggerated, which means that any defects get magnified. After constructing the bra, we looked at the alterations we would make to improve the fit and it was astonishing the way a few adjustments so improved the cup shape. When I’ve made cups in a 34B, I never even thought about making the kind of subtle pattern changes that make all the difference in a 34GG. In a 34B, the smaller volume means that a few errors of shaping don’t really show up. I think that I have a much greater understanding of the subtleties and difficulties of creating a bra that will have a flattering cup shape.Making My First DD Bra: Review of De Montfort Plus Size Bra Pattern Drafting Short Course
Making My First DD+ Bra: Review of De Montfort Plus Size Bra Pattern Drafting Short Course
After I learned so much taking the short course at De Montfort on bra pattern drafting in core…