BRA BUILDING RESOURCES
Welcome to our Bra Builders Resource Pages! We are partnering with a group of very talented sewists, designers and teachers to help you on your journey to becoming an accomplished builder of your own lingerie. We are always here to answer any questions you might have, but we don't hold a candle to these brilliant women! We have compiled a collection of pages that will provide links that you can utilize to help you learn new skills or, for you more experienced bra builders, to brush up on and perfect techniques. From fit to design to basic sewing skills to advanced techniques, find it all here in our resource pages!
Click on the links below to explore what each of these amazing women have to offer.
Monica is a wonderful teacher! Her website is full of instructional materials for all skill levels. With her clear instructions beginners will be making their own lingerie in no time and more advanced sewists will be adding skills and techniques they have always wanted to learn. Monica also does in person classes, bra making retreats, and all sorts of fun things!
Based in Canada, Linda is a great resource for all things fit. If you're in the market for a Custom Bra you can book a virtual fitting on her website If you're excited about the idea of a professional fitting so you can create bras that fit you like a dream, Linda can help there as well. And Linda is there for you if you are looking for help with a Post Masectomy Bra.
You will love learning with Nikki, a 40 year sewing veteran. Taught by some of the top designers in the fashion industry, Nikki shares what she has learned over the decades with you in a live Zoom Sewing Room. She has private and group lessons for all sewing levels. Ask Nikki questions easily with a Chat Box feature on every page of her website.
If you're a regular here at BraBuilders, you will recognize this name. You can see Liz's work showing off many of our kits as she helps us to demonstrate what beautiful things can be done with our materials. Liz's videos are bright, fun and very clear and informative. You will find everything you need to know about lingerie sewing, from materials and patterns to fit and construction. She has a new video every Wednesday and Saturday.
You can not only shop at Carla's La Bella Coppia Custom Bras, there is also wealth of bra-building information on her website. Although Carla's focus is on the larger cup sizes, there is still plenty there to help all bra builders. As the designer of the Josey and Josey Plus bra patterns, Carla really understands the specific needs of the larger cup ladies. Carla also does virtual bra fittings.
Last, but not least, check out Bra Builder's own The Great Bra Sewing Bee, a virtual lingerie sewing conference. This 4 day virtual conference is packed full of content for all skill levels with an extended access option that provides access to content for a full year. We are also offering a pre-conference Beginner Bee this year with everything you need to know to start making your own lingerie. Dates for this year's conference are August 4-8.