Intro to Bra Making

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That’s right, make your own BRA!!  Make all of your lingerie dreams come true and sew a brassiere custom fit to your body.

In this class you will construct one bra with optional underwire and no padding. You’ll take home your custom bra pattern for all future bra-making!

Class is 6 weeks long, each class is 2 hours.
Class fee is $220 + HST

All materials as well as the bra pattern are available for sale at the studio at a cost of $48 + HST

Students will have a first fitting, create 1 bra and have a second fitting for any final pattern adjustments. Students will be able to use this pattern after the class to create bras with lace and foam on their own.

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Students will have a first fitting, create 1 bra and have a second fitting for any final pattern adjustments. Students will be able to use this pattern after the class to create bras with lace and foam on their own.

Learn how to alter patterns to your personal shape and preference, then the bra-making begins! Work with silky duoplex fabric, learn how to sew stretchy picot trim, make adjustable straps, and learn how to insert underwires! There will be fittings so please wear clothing that is easy to change in and out of. We start with an assessment and select the pattern which fits best.

*** Please note that the initial fit consultation will be more successful if students are topless. This is important for accuracy as we base your bra pattern on the measurements we take here. Students must be 18 years old or accompanied by a parent

Patterns come in over 90 sizes (30 AAA – 48 H).  We strongly suggest that students use the materials recommended by their instructor (all of which is available at the studio), as other fabrics will fit differently and make pattern development more difficult.  Extra classes may be required if students bring in their own fabrics.

In this class you will construct one bra with optional underwire and no padding. You’ll take home your custom bra pattern for all future bra-making! This is an intermediate class. Students should be comfortable sewing with stretch fabrics and elastic trim. For a great introductory course we recommend our Bralette class.

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If you’re interested in creating a mastectomy bra, or a bra to accommodate a prosthesis, we highly recommend the classes at Bra-Makers Supply in Hamilton.

***Class registration fees are non-refundable. If you need to cancel you class, you can use your credit towards a different class date or towards materials from our retail space. There is a $35~ fee for classes cancelled or changed with less than 7 days notice from your registered start date.

Upcoming Dates and Online Registration:

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Intro to Bra Making (Downstairs Back Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Tuesday, February 6th 2018  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Tuesday February 6, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Saturday, February 17th 2018  from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Feb 17, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 ). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Saturday February 17, 2018

Available Spaces: 4

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, March 21st 2018  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Downstairs Back Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Tuesday, April 3rd 2018  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Downstairs Back Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018  from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm and runs for 6 weeks (May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Wednesday May 2, 2018

Available Spaces: 4

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, May 16th 2018  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for 6 weeks (May 16, 23, 30, Jun 6 ,13, 29). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Wednesday May 16, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, July 4th 2018  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for 6 weeks (July 4, 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Wednesday July 4, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Saturday, July 14th 2018  from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and runs for 6 weeks (July 14, 21, 28, Aug 11, 18, 25. We will be closed August 4th for the Civic Holiday Long Weekend). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Saturday July 14, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Saturday, August 25th 2018  from 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Aug 25, Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13. We will be closed September 1st for  the Labour Day Long Weekend and October 6th for the Thanksgiving Long Weekend). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Saturday August 25, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Upstairs Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Wednesday, August 29th 2018  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 29, 26, Oct 3). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Wednesday August 29, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Downstairs Back Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Tuesday, September 18th 2018  from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Tuesday September 18, 2018

Available Spaces: 5

Intro to Bra Making (Downstairs Back Studio - Bloordale)

This class begins on Tuesday, November 13th 2018  from 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm and runs for 6 weeks (Nov 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18). Click here to see full class description and more dates.

Price: C$220.00

Date: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Available Spaces: 5