Watson Sew Along

Watson Sew Along at Cloth Habit | step by step tutorials in sewing the bra and bikini

Welcome to the Watson Sew Along!

The Watson is a 70s-inspired soft cup bra and bikini, perfect for either lounging about or dressing up. You can read more about the pattern here, or purchase through the shop.

During this sew along, we’ll walk through each step in making a full set. You’ll learn basic fitting and lingerie-making techniques that you can to your sewing skills.

How It Works

A sew along is like a free mini class. During the Watson Sew Along, each “lesson” is published as a blog post. You can ask questions or share advice with others in the comments below each post.

Sew Along Posts

  1. Fabric & Notions Guide
  2. Gather Fabric & Supplies (Thursday, January 15)
  3. Bra Fitting Alterations (Friday, January 16)
  4. Bikini Alterations (Monday, January 19)
  5. Tips for Sewing Elastic (Wednesday, January 21)
  6. Cutting the Bra (Friday, January 23)
  7. Cutting a Lace Cup Variation for the Bra (Monday, January 26)
  8. Cutting & Sewing the Bikini (Wednesday, January 28)
  9. Sewing the Bra Cups & Frame (Friday, January 30)
  10. Inserting Bra Cups & Elastic (Monday, February 2)
  11. Attaching Straps and Hooks & Eyes (Tuesday, February 3)

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Watson Sew Along at Cloth Habit | step by step tutorials in sewing the bra and bikini

Watson Sew Along at Cloth Habit | step by step tutorials in sewing the bra and bikini