November 7, 2019

Dragonmia's Corsetry & Intimates Workshop.

             Get Your Feet Wet With the Beginner Bra Course:

Learn how to make your first full band underwired bra with a pattern tailored to your individual body. A two day course designed to give...

December 27, 2018

It's surprising what you can find in big old fabric warehouses. On my last visit to one here in Calgary, as I was wandering through the upholstery section, I spied a bolt of something plum coloured. On closer inspection, it revealed itself to be a lone bolt of plum col...

June 23, 2017

Inspiration comes from many places. 

Sometimes I am inspired by fabric, by other designers or by the bras made by the wonderful ladies in my Braphoria group on Facebook. Sometimes, inspiration comes straight from nature - from a butterfly, an animal or a flower like the...

June 16, 2017

During this year's European Lingerie Tour, I treated myself to some lace.

 

This scrunched up ball of blue looks pretty bland, but unfurled and unfolded it shows itself to be quite fabulous!

 Apparently handmade in Calais and in a most beautiful shade of blue - I just had...

February 18, 2017

 The other week I shared some lovely navy embroidered tulle I got on my recent travels and decided to use it in a bra for Valentine's Day using the altered pattern from last week's Mock Cherry bra.

This tulle is truly beautiful and I wanted to do it justice. I coul...

February 11, 2017

Many of you will know that I had to take a few months off recently to have some surgery, subsequent to which I was plummeted into medical menopause.

Well, this has caused a number of physical changes that have surprised me. For example, I never had cellulite before, and...

November 5, 2016

Do you have a blind spot when it comes to remembering how to put on your rings and sliders when constructing your back strap?

This week's post over on our sister site, Braphoria helps you to remember.

Also on Braphoria this week - a SALE featuring beautiful kits at great...

October 22, 2016

This week's blog post is over on the Braphoria site and deals with what do when your new elastic is firmer or slacker than the elastic you usually use.

Will it make a difference to how your bra fits? What should you do about it?

Click on the image below to go over to the...

September 15, 2016

Here I am again, with the second post on my part of the Canada Cups blog tour, this time featuring my review of the Craftsy class featuring corset maker Linda Sparks, Custom Corsets: Bones, Casings and Busks.

I was rather excited about this class, for 2 reasons in parti...

September 15, 2016

This year I was invited to be part of a blog tour of Canadian sewing bloggers - The Canada Cups Relay. It's incredible to see the sewing talent in this country, so I was very flattered to be asked to join - after all, I'm not really Canadian!

On this blog tour, all the...