Starting out

One of the main reasons that I didn’t have a sewing machine for so long is that I thought that it would be difficult to sew in NYC’s notoriously small living spaces. In Pennsylvania, my space was large enough to encompass my relatively large fabric stash, a dress form, my machine and its table, and organizers for my notions. I didn’t think that that would fit in my apartment.

And I was right.

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Creating Lingerie: Selecting Thread

I made my first undergarment when I was about 14. When I decided to take up sewing lingerie as an adult, I realized that I would need to invest a lot of effort into finding my materials and honing specialized techniques in order to produce items that are up to my standards of quality.

Since then, I’ve realized that the hobby of designing and creating lingerie has quite a little community online. I’ve decided to publish a series of posts about what I use and how I use it in order to share the knowledge and resources that I’ve gathered.

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