Course curriculum

  • 1

    Session 1

    • Types of fabrics, Measuring, Types of Undewires and More

  • 2

    Session 2

    • Sewing the 8229: Assembling the Bra Cups

    • Sewing the 8229: Finishing Bra Cups + Sewing Bra Cups to Frame

    • Sewing the 8229: Attaching Plush Channeling

    • Sewing the 8229: Sewing the Elastic

    • Sewing the 8229: Topstitching Wire Seam Line

    • Sewing the 8229: Hooks + Eyes, Strap Elastic and Finishing Channeling

Student Testimonial


Seriously cannot believe I made this! This was my first time sewing a bra of any kind. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, but it was such a fun learning experience. I can’t wait to try again!

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Course Breakdown

Session 1
1. Types of lingerie trims, fabrics and linings
2. How to measure yourself, finding your size, finding the right underwire, breast root shape, sister sizing
3. Partial band bra versus full band bra
4. Underwire bra versus bralette
5. Full bust versus plus size lingerie
6. Favorite bra making tools
7. Minor pattern adjustments
8. Cutting out pattern + fabric

Session 2
1. Sewing the Madalynne X Simplicity 8229 from start to finish. The 8229 is a full band bra that features lace cups with a scalloped lace edges along the neckline. It also has a hook and eye closure at the back and adjustable straps. Provides moderate coverage and support. The 8229 is a classic shape that is a great foundation to build your bra making skills.


  • I am a beginner sewist, is this the right class for me?

    Yes, this is the perfect class for beginners. If you know what a bobbin is, can thread a machine, then you are equipped to take this course.

  • Is there an expiration date to the videos?

    No! There is no expiration date to the videos.

  • Is it pre-recorded? Can I watch at my own pace?

    All videos are pre-recorded, so you can watch at any time and from anywhere.