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Pink Silk Bra by KingNapoleon Pink Silk Bra by KingNapoleon
HAH. I don't know about you, but this is how I spent MY Memorial Day weekend. It was dangerously fun.

I hate bra shopping more than most things for a number of reasons, so I've decided to start making my own. This is only the beginning. One of the magazines I got last month had a selection of lovely fancy bras in it, and that was sort of the last straw. I had to have one. Because I really need silk undergarments to function.

Believe it or not, I made it entierly from the waistband of an exceedingly unusual pair of silk pants I bought at Goodwill. The little detail shots are of the back closure and of the topstitching (yes, that's rick-rack you see there). And no, don't bother asking me to model it. I've already thought about that, and the answer is still no. I will say, however, that it achieves rather the same look as a corset, if you know what I mean. Uplifting, if you will. Hahah. I'ma gonna go make another one.
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KandiViXenKHAOS-92 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wish I could wear it, but my breast are to big and my rib cage is too small...
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vakadesign Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009   Artisan Crafter
Love this! So decadent. Did you make knickers to match? That would be the cutest set.
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KingNapoleon Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
I didn't, but that's a really excellent idea :D
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northangel27 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lingerie is exceedingly difficult to do well, and you have succeeded here. All the little details really make the garment.
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Queen-Kitty Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2009   Photographer
This is so darn adorable...the color and the stitching just make this plain awesome!
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screamteddy Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008
Wow that is pretty! I've been having a go at the same thing, though I'm still in the pattern cutting stage. I don't have enough patience to do it all in one go so I've been doing bits here and there. I love the stiching details, it reminds me of old corsetry. Did you use underwires or padding at all, or is it just the quilting which gives the support?
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KingNapoleon Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
There's a little bit of padding, but the truth is that I don't have all that much to support. Haha. I was going to try again and see if I couldn't get a better fit, but haven't gotten around to it. Bras are tricky.
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HeadPenguin Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008   Traditional Artist
woa...this is cool...serously...thats awsome looking
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KingNapoleon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Haha, thanks. I was going to make another one in a somewhat different style, but never got around to it. Maybe eventually.
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FrealaF Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
9_9 god!!!! is sooo beautiful!!!! i wanna make clothes like u u_u
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