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Monday August 6, 2007
Do It At HomeBy TERESA WONG
Notice how the cups are usually still in good shape. Just sew them together into a pouch. Fill the pouch with fragrant potpourri and hang it in your wardrobe. The more elaborate your bra cups are, the less you will need to embellish the pouch.
Lace (1cm width) – 20cm x 2 pieces
(2cm width) – 30cm x 2 pcs
Satin ribbons (0.5cm width)
(a) 25cm x 2pcs
(b) 28cm x 2pcs
(c ) 40cm x 2pcs
(d) 60cm x 2pcs
Appliques, sequins, beads, bows
Needle & thread
2. Sew the 1cm-wide laces on
the top edges of both cups. Then
sew the 2cm-wide strips of
laces around the bottom edges.
3. Attach appliqués, sequins,
beads, etc, on the bra cups.
4. Fold the cups to form a
pouch, with the strap sides with
rings forming one corner and
the middle of the bra forming
another corner. Sew the sides
and bottom of the cups firmly
together, leaving the top open.
Attach ribbons (a) to the bottom
edge. Trim off excess.
5. Thread one piece of ribbon
(b) through the small ring as
shown. Repeat with one piece of
Fold the other piece of ribbon
(b) into half and stitch it at the
middle point to the other corner
of the pouch. Do the same with
the remaining ribbon (c).
6. Lastly, sew ribbons (d) to
each corner. Fill the bra pouch
with some potpourri.
7. Place the ends of ribbons
(d) over a clothes bar in your
closet and tie them into a bow
to hang the bra potpourri
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