Susan recently released her new Emma racer back bralette and slip.Did you see the dark moody floral version she made?She’s developed this style because traditional straps on nightwear and slips just don’t work for her shoulder shape. Racer back tops are really supportive for gymwear so I wanted to road test this pattern out.The slip … Continue reading Teeny lingerie
This is my test Orange Lingerie Esplanade test I made in February this year.All the notions used on this version were in my stash. Yes. Even the hook and eye tape.What you might notice on the insides are the cups are lined. I prefer having cups lined.The other aspect you'll notice is the front lace … Continue reading Esplanade test bra
If you've sewn lingerie before, you'll know it can be addictive when you have the right fabrics, notions and patterns. I was only aiming to make the Orange lingerie Esplanade bra as my second entry for Pattern Review's lace contest.The lace was too lovely to leave sitting in my stash.The powermesh was lacey too so … Continue reading Lingerie sets
Lacewear was the best title for this month's Minerva Crafts post as I've used pink light stretch knit lining and lace for Burda 7186 lingerie pattern.These pieces are functional and pretty. Slips make me feel more comfortable when I wear these under knit dresses. There's less 'cling'.This cami set is a replacement for my summer sleepwear. … Continue reading Lacewear
Burda 6964 was a breeze to use for a couple of very quick slips.The burgundy slip was the test version. I felt more comfortable wearing the Bella dress with this slip.On this black version, I moved the shoulders closer to the centre so it sits better on me.You might also be able to see I've … Continue reading Easy slip
After scouring a few smaller local sewing stores, I found lace that matches this slip fabric. It's cool to think that there are still a few stores that have old stock.
Last week I decided to wear my purple/grey knit dress (McCall 8557) to work. I'd made the dress from fabric I bought in Melbourne in March and the weather was right - not too hot and definitely not freezing. I had the shoes to match. Because I wore the dress to work, I wore stockings.The … Continue reading Quick slip of desperation