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Specialty classes

Envisioning the Future for Me-made Lingerie

Live panel

Join this panel of premier lingerie pattern designers as they field your questions and cast their vision for what is coming up in the Me-Made lingerie world.

Corsets

 
Alison Smith

Live

Join corset expert Alison as she walks you through a variety of techniques for making corsets including altering patterns for fuller busts, decorative casings, see through panels (with lace overlays for bridal), pattern adaptations and more!

Period Panties

Helen Cloke

Pre-recorded

eriod panties are steadily growing in popularity as the eco-friendly alternative to disposable sanitary products.  Sewing your own means you can modify your fave fitting panty pattern for use during menstruation.  Get all the information on pattern modification, fabric selection and sourcing and also other occasions where period panties come in use!
 

Tour A Fabric Factory

Jack Boyd

Darlington Fabrics

Jack Boyd from Darlington Fabrics is back to give Bra Bee attendees a look behind the scenes with a tour of a Darlington Fabrics factory!

Small Business Class

Sue Folts

Live

How do you turn your great idea into your very own small business? Join Sue as she steps you through those early steps and lessons learned.

Small Business Marketing 

Emma & Ruhee

Live Panel

So, you’ve turned your passion into your own small business.  Now what?  Join marketing professionals Emma and Ruhee and learn how to utilize social media and other tools and platforms to market your work!

My $5 Bra

Valeria

Pre-recorded

Join Valeria as she shows you how she does more with less!  Valeria will share tips and strategies she learned while creating her $5 Bra.  You’ll be sure to get inspired to create your own budget-friendly masterpeice!

Photography for Lingerie

Bessie Hendrickson

Pre-Recorded

Want to take great photos of your me-made lingerie? Grab your smart phone or camera and join Bessie for a step-by-step guide. No need for expensive equipment or complicated setups. Learn to capture beautiful, high quality images with what you have available!

Extending your lingerie wardrobe:  The Perfect Tank top

Pamela Leggett

Pre-recorded

Pamela’s Perfect Tank Top pattern is perfect if you’re looking for versatility in your lingerie wardrobe!  The Perfect Tank Top works great as a base layer, and Pamela has devised a wide range of design hacks she’ll share, including adding a shelf bra with or without cups, using it on bias for silks and silky’s, making it into a dress/nightgown, adding flounces, and more!  

Extending your Lingerie Wardrobe – Bra Hacked to Cami

Monica O’Rourke Bravo

Pre-Recorded

We all love those simple camisoles under our tops, or even as a top on its own during hot summer months. Monica will show you how to take your bra pattern and turn it into a supportive camisole.

Upcycling

Clio and Valeria

LIVE panel

In this panel, Clio and Valeria will discuss how you can upcycle old clothes or fabric scraps into beautiful lingerie. You’ll get to see their prettiest upcycle makes and they will spill all their knowledge on working with unconventional fabrics for lingerie!

Storage Hacks

Bodil and Angelica

Pre-Recorded

Join Bodil and Angelica as they show you a whole range of tips and tricks for storing your lingerie sewing supplies and you wardrobe of me-made lingerie.

All About LACE

Sue Folts

Pre-recorded

So many of us love those pretty bits of lace that turn plain fabric and elastic into a work of art. Join Sue as she discusses various types of lace and how to use them.

Monowires and V-Wires 

Maddie Kulig

Live

 Monowires and V-wires are as elusive as bra tulle. Seriously, what the heck are they? Is monowire one word or two? Is the sizing different than regular underwires? Do they serve a different function or are they just for aesthetic? Join Maddie Kulig of Madalynne Intimates for a 1-hour class on what these kinds of underwires are, how they’re drafted, different gauges and materials, and more. 

Make a Boob Ham

Kat

Pre-recorded

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Computer Drafting

Lily

Pre-recorded

Join Lily and learn how to convert paper patterns to digital, and how to do Fit adjustments with Adobe Illustrator and Affinity Designer or Inkspace.

Cloning A Bra

Linda Crawford

Pre-recorded

Have a favorite bra you want to recreate? Love a bra you saw in a shop, but don’t have a pattern?  Join Linda to learn how to make yourself a clone!

Cosplay Lingerie

Lily Fong

Pre-recorded

What is Cosplay? And what techniques can you use to create an amazing cosplay masterpiece  – Lily will touch on foam vs fabric, and fabric covered foam + top stitching, as well as other techniques you can use.

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