Lingerie Sewing

Why Lingerie Sewing?

Lingerie sewing is figuring out how to sew corsets, nightwear, knickers and additionally bras that will fit one beautifully. As well as having fun while making and designing your underwear.

Underwear Making

For sure, being taught the easiest way to successfully build undergarments or possibly steps to make all your particular nighties. This may appear to be akin to a completely outrageous view, though it is frankly amongst the best build it yourself options you will will certainly basically come up with. There are generally alot of steps that may want to go awry in the event of stitching bustiers


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Brooches Fashion Statements And The Start Of The Corset Eyelet

In Europe, pins had long since given way to the broche (brooch) as a fastener to hold clothing together. The brooch, used first much like the modern safety pin, had been turned into a fashion statement, and artisans created them with an ever increasing attention to intricate designs. However, they proved too heavy to be reliable, because of their metal base and the variety of objects added to their surfaces for style, and they proved basically unreliable as fasteners, frequently breaking and coming undone. 

Dissatisfied with the bulky, and to them gaudy, brooches, Athenian women, denied their


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Why Bra Making

When you finally comprehend how to make a bra as well as making bra patterns, you'll find you need never make do with a faltering bra or aged undergarments again. You'll find nothing better when compared to somebody who is at ease in their bra.

When it comes to studying the manner in which we can make bras and the best method to stitch a new bra for ourselves, it might possibly seem like a majorly odd philosophy to take on. However it is realistically the most efficient sew on your own activity most people will be likely to actually reach for. Generally there are unquestionably, a great number of...

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Elias Howe: Inventer Of The Sewing Machine

Howe Suffers Poor Health & Moves in with Father

Elias Howe Jr., most often credited with inventing the first practical sewing machine, was born in Spencer, MA, 1819. Permanently lamed with a hereditary condition that handicapped him throughout his short life, he worked as best he could on his father's farm and attended school until age 16, when he apprenticed at a local textile mill. Two years later, when The Panic of 1837 hit, he lost his position and moved to nearby Lowell, where he apprenticed himself to machine shop owner Ari Davis.

Townspeople regarded Ari Davis as something of an ecc


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The History Of The Singer Sewing Machine & Isaac Merritt Singer - The Scoundrel

Singer's Wives

At the beginning of 1860 (the American Civil War broke out in April, 1861), Isaac Merritt Singer maintained five separate households, including in each, a wife with assorted children--assorted because Singer had, by this time, sired in the neighborhood of 18 offspring. No one's sure of the exact number.

Although Singer remained legally married to Catherine Singer for over 30 years, the woman known to Isaac's friends, business associates, and employees as Mrs. I.M. Singer was, in fact, (Mary) Ann Sponsler. His other three wives included Mary Walters Merritt, Mary McGonigal Mathews,


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First Came Standard's Sewhandy, Then Came Singer's Featherweight

The classic used sewing machine sought by quilters throughout the United State is, and has for some time been, the Singer Featherweight. The classic of the classics is Singer Model 221, pictured at the right, first introduced at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. It was followed by the 222 series. While models in use today are predominantly black, Singer did produce these machines in other colors.

The Singer Model 221 Featherweight weighs 11-pounds, 1-ounce. Its predecessor, the Standard Machine Company's Sewhandy, weighed 12 pounds and is reputed to have performed admirably. It was a well-balanced


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Old Clothes& Cloth Sacks Spur New American Art Form - The Crazy Quilt

Prior to 1900, many American women tended to salvage whatever materials they could from old clothing, curtains, bedding, cloth sacks, and whatever pieces they had left over from sewing projects. They handstitched these irregular shapes, uncoordinated colors, and discordant textures into no-nonsense quilt blankets that covered working-class beds.

Having little formal education, knowing nothing of mathematics or geometry, and often using the crudest of tools, these industrious souls created quilts with totally random designs. Their intent was bedding, not art. Still, many had a delightful feel


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Who Invented The Teddy Bear?

America Claims It's Teddy's Bear

Early in his presidency, Theodore Roosevelt traveled south from Washington, D.C., to enjoy a four day outing in Mississippi. His guests, knowing Roosevelt's reputation as an avid outdoorsman and internationally acclaimed big game hunter, organized a hunting excursion, but no game showed itself. Disappointed, the group later went out and captured a small bear cub, which they invited the president to shoot. When Roosevelt examined the animal, however, he was relieved to discover the little guy was totally exhausted from being chased for hours through the woods.


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Women Judged Too Inept to Operate Sewing Machines

In July of 1845, inventor Elias Howe sewed the first two suits ever made on a sewing machine, one for himself and one for his business partner George Fishher.

Thirteen years passed, and several fledgling companies manufactured sewing machines designed exclusively for the garment industry. No labor-savings appliances existed in the American home, and the very concept of such a device remained completely unknown to the typical family.

In 1858, Isaac Singer, the first to realize he couldn't sell machines to an industry that obviously didn't want them, put his energies into producing the world's