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Technique Classes

Strapless Bras

Bodil Firman

Pre-Recorded

Making a strapless bra involves more than just taking off the straps! Join Bodil as she tells you all the important elements that make a bra suitable for functioning strapless. 

Bra Pattern Hacking

Bodil

Pre-Recorded

Take your favorite bra pattern and change it up to look fresh and new. Bodil will walk through adaptations that you can do to several patterns to give your lingerie wardrobe some variety and pizzazz.

Making a Plunge Bra from a Full Cup

Carla Musarra-Leonard

Pre-recorded

If you have a perfect fitting full-coverage bra but wish it was a little less full-coverage, this class is for you. Carla from La Bella Coppia and Sew Intimates will take the Josey full coverage bra and turn it into a plunge bra. She will go over how to make the necessary pattern adjustments as well as show you how to alter a full coverage underwire.

Quilted BRas

Bodil Firman

Pre-recorded

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Sports Bras 3 ways

Monica O’Rourke Bravo

 

There are 3 different ways to design and construct a sports bra. Join Monica as she discusses the differences,and how to determine which is best for your needs.

Fashion-Knit Bra Techniques 

Sue Folts

Live

How do you make a beautiful piece of lycra knit work as a functional bra? Join Sue as she gives you a number of options for incorporating knits into your lingerie wardrobe.

Make your Bra out Silk

Nikki Griffin

Pre-recorded

Silk is so beautiful and luxurious but can just be so tricky to work with at times.  Join Nikki, and  learn all the tips and tricks for working with this tricky material!

All About Lace

Sue Folts

Live

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.

Lingerie Accessibility

Monica O’Rourke Bravo

Pre-Recorded

It isn’t always easy to reach behind to fasten your bra, and many of the front closures are more about sexy and less about support. Monica will show you how to bring a functional closure around front.

Constructing an Internal Sling

Lily Fong

Pre-Recorded

Need some extra support in your favorite bra?  Join Lily and learn how to draft and sew an internal sling!

Panty Drafting

Margarita Sheflyand &
Evyone Credel

Pre-recorded

Start with a block of paper and end up with a panty sloper that allows you to make custom made panties for yourself of any style you want!!!

Elastic-Free Underwear

Sue Folts

Pre-recorded

Have you seen those undies at the higher end stores that don’t have any visible elastic? Let Sue show you how to make those for yourself!

French Knickers drafting and adaptations

Angela Gough

Pre-Recorded

You’ll love wandering around the world of French Knickers or Tap Pants with Angela. She’ll show a range of patterns and discuss how they differ from one another, share some free resources, adapting a boy short pattern to French knickers and talk through some basic fit adjustments. 

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. 

Sewing Lingerie with your Sewing Machine 

Liz Thompson

Live

Sewing lingerie can be tricky!  Let Liz Thompson help you get the most out of your machine and as she shares tips and techniques to help you sew lingerie with your sewing machine.

Boning Techniques

Alison Smith

Pre-Recorded

Our corsetry expert Alison is talking all about boning — the various types, the best places to use them, the types of garments that use boning and how to attach it to the garment. 

Dye Q&A

Sue Folts

Live

You might have spent the last year playing around with dyeing your own fabrics and findings, and have some trials and successes under your belt. Bring your stories and questions to this live class to celebrate the successes and learn from each other.

Swimsuit Hacks from Bra/Undies Patterns

Maddie Kulig

Live

It’s easy to find a swimsuit pattern you like, buy it, and make it, but it’s 2022, and we’re way more creative than that. Join Maddie Kulig of Madalynne Intimates for a 1-hour class on swimsuit hacks from bras and panty patterns – ways to get more bang for our buck, ideas for organization, tips for saving money when buying fabric, and ways to extend the life of your suits.

Swimsuit Techniques

Clio

Live

In this class you’ll learn all the skills and techniques you need to sew your own swimwear. Great if you are new to sewing swimwear or if you struggle with stitches and finishes.  Clio will guide you through the materials, stitches and machine settings. You’ll learn at least 3 different ways to finish the edges. And you get an idea of how to reinforce the cups and bridge in a swimsuit with underwires.

From Bra and Panty to Tank and Swim shorts

DeWahn Coburn

Pre-recorded

Want a more full coverage beach-wear option?  Join DeWahn and learn how to take a bra and underwear pattern and turn it into a tank and swim shorts that you’ll be wearing all summer long!

Extending your Lingerie Wardrobe: Maximizing your Materials

Monica O’Rourke Bravo

Pre-Recorded

Make the most out of your materials purchases! Join Monica as she shows you how to put fabrics and laces together to make lots of garments with a couple of kits.

Lace Intensives

A collection of pre-recorded shorts

You’ll love this collection of short classes all about lace!  Let our instructors share with you a variety of tricks, tips and techniques in their Lace Intensive! 

Elastic Intensives

A collection of pre-recorded shorts

Learn all about elastic in this collection of short classes!  Let our instructors share with you a variety of tricks, tips and techniques in their Elastic Intensive! 

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