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Technique Classes

Included in the following packages: Main Conference, Full Access Bundle, Live Bundle, & Extended Access Only

Strapless Bras

Bodil Friman

Pre-Recorded

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

Bra Pattern Hacking

Bodil Friman

Pre-Recorded

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

Making a Plunge Bra from A Full Coverage bra

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 Friman

Pre-recorded

What is a quilted bra? Watch as Bodil shows you how to add this design feature to your me-made bra.

Sports Bras 3 ways

Monica O’Rourke Bravo & Angela Gough

 

There are 3 different ways to design and construct a sports bra. Join Monica & Angela as they discuss 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 fabric 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 luxurious 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

Whether you have mobility or dexterity issues, skin sensitivities, or other medical devices and issues, this class will help you brainstorm real solutions.  From a function front closure tutorial to various closure and style options, Monica will show you how to bring functionality to beautiful bras.

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

LIVE

Start with your measurements and a sheet of paper and end up with a panty sloper that allows you to make custom made panties for yourself in a variety of styles! Join Margarita and Evyone for 2 live drafting classes.

Elastic-Free Underwear

Sue Folts

Pre-recorded

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

French Knickers drafting and Options

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, discuss how they differ from one another and share some free resources.  She will show how to adapt a boy short pattern to French Knickers and talk through some basic fit adjustments. 

Mono wires and V-Wires 

Maddie Kulig

Live

 Mono wires and V-wires are as elusive as bra tulle. Seriously, what are they? Is mono wire one word or two? Is the sizing the same as regular underwires? Do they serve a different function or are they just for aesthetics? Join Maddie Kulig of Madalynne Intimates for a 1-hour class on what these underwires are, how they’re drafted, the materials and gauges they are available in 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 as she shares tips and techniques to sew lingerie with your regular home sewing machine.

Boning Techniques

Alison Smith

Pre-Recorded

Our corsetry expert Alison is talking all about boning, the various types and the best places to use them. She will show 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 & Panty Patterns

Maddie Kulig

Live

It’s easy to find a swimsuit pattern you like, buy and make it, but it’s 2022! We’re way more creative than that! Join Maddie Kulig of Madalynne Intimates for a 1 hour class on swimsuit hacks from bra and panty patterns. You’ll learn ways to get more bang for your buck and tips for saving money when buying fabric. She will share ideas for organization 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. It’s perfect for those who are new to sewing swimwear or struggling with stitches and finishes.  Clio will guide you through the materials, machine settings and stitiches. You’ll learn at least 3 different ways to finish edges. She will also show 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 panty 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 purchase of materials! Join Monica as she shows you how to put fabrics and laces together to make lots of garments with only a couple of kits.

Lace Intensives

A collection of pre-recorded short videos

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 short videos! 

Elastic Intensives

A collection of pre-recorded short Videos

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 short videos! 

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