• Do-it-yourself Breast Form

    May 9, 2014 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    Do-it-yourself Breast Form After my rant yesterday, I thought I would share with you how to make a do-it-yourself breast form for yourself or someone you  care about. These breast forms are washable as well as being as light as you want them to be. You can swim in them or wear them in a hot tub if you want (without the form exploding and covering the tub with silicone goo). If you are making a bra, they will fit…

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  • Foam Cup Pockets? – Yes, you can!

    May 8, 2014 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    Foam Cup Pockets? – Yes, you can! In our Boob Camp this week, we have a student who has had a mastectomy. This is good thing, as all the other students in this class get to see how we put pockets in a bra ( which is useful information for any bra-maker!) One of the bras our student wants to make is a foam cup bra. So we needed to show her how to make pockets in her foam cup –…

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  • Rant of the week – Men Buy Better Breasts

    May 7, 2014 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    Rant of the Week – Men Buy Better Breasts I am on a rant today. I have a student in my Boob Camp this week who has had a mastectomy, and she cannot afford to buy a prosthesis. What’s a prosthesis? Commonly known as a breast form, a breast prosthesis is generally worn by women who have had a mastectomy (a breast removed often due to cancer). Once the breast is removed, the chest wall is more or less flat but sometimes not at all…

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