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Lingerie sewing starter kit

Sewing Machine

BERNINA makes my favorite sewing machines. For bra making you need a straight stitch, zigzag and 3-step zigzag stitches.

Schmetz Stretch Machine Needles

specially designed for stretch fabrics

Clover Black Gold Needles

for hand sewing embellishments

Clover Silk Pins Boxed, 100 Per Pack

if you use pins, these are nice

Gingher 6-Inch Offset Angle Scissors

extremely useful for trimming extra bulk and used in all my bra patterns --Gingher Appliqué Scissors are a nice alternative

Fiskars 8-Inch Multi-Purpose Scissors

these are great paper scissors for your pattern pieces

Clover Chacopen Water Soluble Blue Marker with Eraser

I have found it easily removes from every fabric I use

Dritz Tailor’s Ham

you need a curved surface to press bra cups

Fray Check

to seal cut underwire casing

For the sewist who is looking for extra cutting speed

Olfa 18mm Small Rotary Cutter

My favorite! Super small and easy to maneuver around all those tight curves!

Metal Washers

These work well as pattern weights

Extras for the enthusiast

Gütermann Mara 120 Thread

This fine polyester thread is thin, strong and has zero fuzz. Perfect for lingerie.

Dritz 896 Cone Thread Holder

For holding those large cones of Mara 120 thread

Tailor’s Ham Holder

lets you go hands free when pressing curves

Sulky Temporary Spray Adhesive

Air dissolvable temporary bonder helps when working with multiple layers of fabric

Bamboo Stiletto

This tool is really useful at the sewing machine when working with all those tiny bra pieces

Clover Loop Pressing Bars

I use these to press perfect bra straps

Next level customization

Wire Cutters/Pliers

Super useful for cutting underwires

Jacquard iDye Fabric Dye

Be sure to choose the colors for your project!

Expert level interest

Legal Size File Folders

A cheaper alternative to buying rolls of oak tag

Lingerie reference library

A fun tool for all your sewing

Florian Pinker

love this pinking tool so much!

Bra making kits

Silk and Lace

B&J Fabrics

Beautiful, high quality silk charmeuse prints and solids.

Dharma Trading Company

Many colors in addition to dyeable yardage.


There are many lace suppliers on Etsy! Two to check out are MaryNotMartha and LaceToLove.

M & J Trimming

They stock a variety of laces and trims.

Mood Fabrics

A sewing institution! They have a great selection of silks and laces both in their store and online.

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