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Let's Talk about Size!!

Let's Talk about Size!!

Sewing Chest has been running for over 25 years now, and the issue of 'size' is one that I receive so many emails about and struggle to answer to make everyone understand.Here at Sewing Chest we have always strived to be inclusive.  We stock the largest range of components to…

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Bra Kits and more!

Bra Kits and more!

We decided to concentrate on getting plenty of bra kits made up this month.  Many are labelled as the black beauty kit, though they will work for may other patterns, particularly the lace version which really has standard bra making contents that suit many patterns.  We always clearly list the…

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BRA WIRE & CUP SIZES - CHART & UNDERSTANDING SIZING, AND HOW TO SELECT THE CORRECT WIRE

BRA WIRE & CUP SIZES - CHART & UNDERSTANDING SIZING, AND HOW TO SELECT THE CORRECT WIRE

We stock a range of bra wires and cups, and it is important to establish the correct size and style for the bra you are making. For example a push up wire may appear two sizes smaller in width than the same size full cup wire! This is because a…

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'Orange' Style Underwires for Black Beauty Bra

'Orange' Style Underwires for Black Beauty Bra

The 'Orange' style underwires are used by several USA pattern designers and fit several designs of pattern. Orange Lingerie's Marlborough, Boylston & Fenway; Cloth Habit's Harriet, and The Closet Case Files Sofie Swimsuit, Emerald Erin's Black Beauty.This wire style seems much smaller than most of our range, I suspect it…

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Welcome to our New Website

Welcome to our New Website

So today we launched our new website...The functionality looks good though, emails should be sending, contact forms are coming through to me too! If you see 'site not secure' In your browser, this is because the SSL ceritificate is not uploaded.  They expire every three months and have to be re-loaded,…

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