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Watson Sewalong & Upcoming Tutorials

Watson Bra Pattern | Cloth Habit

Thank you all for your kind and enthusiastic response to the Watson! I’m so glad that it fills a space in your lingerie hearts. And you guys are fast! I’ve already started seeing a few lovely versions popping up and I love seeing what you do with it. You can tag #watsonbra on Instagram, add …

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Made: Strapless Bra & Knickers

Strapless Bra | Cloth Habit

Happy October y’all! My favorite month of the year. Unfortunately, unlike the pumpkin patch, apple-dunking hayride-loving October I grew up with, Austin is still experiencing some seriously hot summer weather. So I have some days left to squeeze in my new tank dress and this strapless set. And if you followed along with my progress, …

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Bra Making: Add Boning to a Strapless Bra

How to add boning to a strapless bra at Cloth Habit

Oh hey, remember my strapless bra project? This week I had a little “me sewing time” after over a month away, and finally worked on finishing it up! Have you ever used boning in a strapless dress or bra? It’s is one of those little extra things that can add shape and staying up power. …

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Bra Making: What is Sister Sizing?

Sister sizes can help you use a bra pattern that may not have your exact size | Cloth Habit

Have you heard the term “sister sizing”? It’s a great term for explaining how bra sizes shift in band and cups. The basic idea is this: Sister sizing refers to the same cup but on a different size band. As a bra band size gets smaller, the same cup volume will have a bigger letter, …

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Book Shelf: Sew Lovely

vintage bra making books | Cloth Habit

I’ve got a small shelf devoted to books about lingerie design and sewing. And I mean small, since lingerie sewing is a niche craft and not nearly as well-explored as, say, tailoring jackets, hand quilting or fitting pants. That doesn’t stop me from collecting whatever I can find, if just for the inspiration, funky illustrations …

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