Get Started in Bra-making!

Get Started in Bra-making! If you want to get started in Bra-making, but feel like you are lost in a maze of information, don't worry. Here are some blog posts that will get you moving to the finish line! Just click on the link to take you…

Bra-making in your Pyjamas!

Bra-making in your pyjamasIf you are hesitant to start bra-making on your own, why not take an online class with the Fairy Bra Mother herself, in these top-selling classes through Craftsy. Once you buy the class, you can access the class…

Four Ways of Measuring

Four Ways of Measuring How exactly do you measure to determine a bra size? There are four ways of measuring that I know of and each one has its merits and pitfalls. Let's go through them one by one.Method 1 - Rib Cage and Full Bust This…

Canadian Band Stand

Canadian Band Stand The last time the big 4 (North American bra companies) sat down to "standardize" sizing (and I use that term very loosely) was in the 1970's, when the "average" bra size was determined to be 34B. Now it's up to 36C, and…

Fitting Room Confessions

Fitting Room Confessions I wish I could be a fly on the wall in a bra fitting room. I would love to hear what women really say (or think) when trying on bras in the dressing room. Given that 7 out of 10 women are wearing the wrong size bra,…

Better than B

Better than BI hear from lots of women with breasts better than B (let's not call them "smaller") who are totally frustrated when shopping for bras. If you a B-cup or larger, and reading this with a smirk, thinking - what do they have…

Underwire Size Chart

Underwire Size Chart On our website at www.bramakers.com, we have a complete underwire size chart, drawn out to their actual size, complete with measurements around the perimeter from tip to tip.If you print off these wire charts, you can…

A Bra that Fits

A Bra that Fits No matter who makes them, bras have a few components that are common to most. A bra that fits needs cups to contain the breasts, a band to hold the cups up to the breasts and a closure of some sort to keep it fastened around…

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Tipping Underwires

Tipping Underwires Did you ever need to cut a wire, only to realize that it’s a lot more work than you bargained for? You need to cut it (no easy task in itself) and then file it to a rounded shape on the tips. Then there's the job of…
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Bra-making Supply List

Exactly what goes into a bra? If you are a first time bra-maker, the BIG LIST of "stuff" can be quite intimidating. Well you've come to the right place, this materials list will give you all the guidance you need to get started...

Determine the Wire Size

Determine the Wire Size On our website at www.bramakers.com, we have a complete set of all our wires, drawn out to their actual size, complete with measurements around the perimeter from tip to tip. But how do you determine the wire size you…
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Why You Should Make Your Own Bra

Reasons Why You Should Make Your Own Bra Often the question people ask me is not... CAN you make your own bra but WHY they should.  Everyone has their own list but here are 14 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Own Bra. You can get a…