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Bralettes with Support: Bra Making with Madalynne San Fran Recap

Bralettes with Support: Bra Making with Madalynne San Fran Recap

I gave up a lot when I left a secure, corporate gig to pursue Madalynne. A pay check, a secure future… but what I gained in this new life has been much more. One of the things that I have gained is being able to travel and teach. I’ve taught in London, I’ve taught in Los Angeles, and last weekend, I had the opportunity to partner with Sewing Lessons of Redwood City to teach a satellite Bra Making with Madalynne workshop in the San Francisco Bay area. The stars aligned perfectly actually. Something that has been in the works for months, but I haven’t been able to share until now are 3 video tutorials with Creativebug that will be coming out in the next few months. The dates for filming were set back in spring, August 7 through August 9, when Isabela from SLRC messaged me on Instagram, “Hi Maddie, hope you are having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. We are a sewing and design school in the San Francisco Bay Area and I was wondering if you had availability/would be interested in teaching a workshop this/early next year.”  I responded, “I’ll actually be in San Fran the week of August 6th…”

Last Saturday, an awesome group of women, all from the west coast and super pumped that I was in their area, came together to learn how to make the Madalynne X Simplicity 8711. This is the second workshop where I got to teach this pattern, and it was proof again that women with big boobs can wear bralettes. Every woman measured a C cup and above, and every woman left with a pretty damn good fitting bra. Just check out this IG post.

I copy and paste this line into every recap, and that’s because it’s 100% true – every class leaves me feeling pumped for the next. It is so fulfilling to see everyone so happy with their me-made Madalynne Intimates.

Fabric: All fabric + trims came from the 8711 metallic blue and black trimming kit, which you can purchase here.
Sewing MachinePFAFF passport™ (AMAZING! Read my review of the passport™ here  and my tips for sewing on it here.
Pattern: Madalynne X Simplicity 8711, which you can purchase here

See all the photos here
Sign up for a Madalynne workshop here
See even more photo on Instagram: #bramakingwithmadalynne

 bralettes with support

1 Comment
  • Justine
    August 16, 2018

    Love these pictures!! It looks like it was SO fun!! :)

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