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Sewing Lingerie Elastic | Watson Sew Along

How to Sew Lingerie Elastic

We’re almost ready to cut! Before we get to cutting or sewing, I thought it would be useful to review the basics in sewing lingerie elastic. It’s very simple but you’ll be doing it over and over again. If you are brand new to sewing elastic, you don’t need any special equipment, just your regular …

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Bikini alterations| Watson Sew Along at Cloth Habit

Watson Sew Along #3: Bikini Alterations

Today we’re going to give the bikini some love. I know that the bra is the star of this pattern but it’s always fun to make a matching set. I never feel complete if I don’t make bottoms to go with my tops! I like a few different styles of underwear. My go-to is my …

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Alterations for cups and bands | Watson Sew Along at Cloth Habit

Watson Sew Along #2: Bra Fitting Alterations

I love being a student in the finer points of bra-fitting, but once in awhile I need a respite from the underwires and the structure. One of the things I love most about this pattern is that it is very easy to fit with a few simple adjustments. Over the next two posts, I’ll walk …

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tools & supplies | Watson Sewalong

Watson Sew Along #1: Gather Fabric & Supplies

Hello everyone and welcome to the Watson Sew Along! I’m excited to get started, and today we’re going to jump in with a little preparation and gather up our supplies. Find Your Size First things first… If you haven’t done so yet, you’ll want to measure yourself and find your size using the suggestions in …

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Watson Sew Along schedule and post list | Cloth Habit

Watson Sew Along Schedule

Happy New Year everyone! I’m a day (or six) late, but I hope your holidays were happy and full of love. Here’s to a wonderful year in sewing! I’ve been recuperating from travels, planning new projects for the year and of course I’m getting ready for the Watson Sew Along. That’s right, we’re going to …

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Materials and notions guide for the Watson Bra & Bikini pattern, plus some shopping (and stashing) tips.

Watson: Guide to Materials and Notions

Today I want to talk a little bit about selecting fabrics for the Watson and I’ll share a few examples from my own projects. I know that shopping for lingerie fabrics and bra-making supplies the first time around can be a little bit overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Bras in particular use a …

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