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  • Tipping Underwires

    March 19, 2014 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    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 tipping underwires, a whole new can of worms. You can use JB Weld or Epoxy Glue but it can take many hours of drying time (and many coats) to get a good…

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  • Bra-making Supply List

    February 17, 2013 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    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…

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  • Determine the Wire Size

    February 17, 2013 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    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 need? It’s not difficult with a few tips from the Fairy Bra Mother. The wire charts are there to help If you print off these wire charts, you can match up a wire from your collection to see…

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  • Determine Your Bra pattern Size

    February 17, 2013 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    [av_one_third first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_display=”] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Band Size To determine your size using the Pin-up Girls bra patterns, you need only two measurements. It doesn’t matter if you use inches or centimeters, just as long as you use the same for both measurements. Measure the high bust, pulling the tape snug against the skin but not tight. The high bust measurement determines your band…

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  • Why You Should Make Your Own Bra

    February 17, 2013 Your Fairy Bra Mother

    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 bra to fit That is the #1 reason we get students in our classes. Studies show that 7 out of 10 women are not happy with the fit of their current bra. Some studies put that number higher.  Making your…

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