How to Fit a Custom Bra

Master the method to make your best fitting bra

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Curious about bra making but hesitating because of fit issues?

Are you making bras and want to improve their fit?


If you want to make a great fitting bra, you are in the right place! I created this course to help improve bra fit for all bra makers. I took my experience with custom bra making and hundreds of hands on fittings with my students to create a step-by-step process to fit bras. This methodical approach eliminates fit issues one by one until you have your best fitting bra ever!

What You Get

  • 11 video lessons that take you through the entire bra fitting process and the pattern alterations for a great fitting bra
  • 33 page eBook with the instructions for everything covered in the course, including pattern alteration diagrams so alterations may be adapted to virtually any bra pattern
  • Access to instructor for Q&A

Course Benefits

  • Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device with unlimited access.
  • Learn at your own pace. Stop and start the course whenever you want. Watch and rewatch to your heart's content.
  • Gain the confidence that comes from knowing how to make your own great fitting bra from nearly any bra sewing pattern.

Your Instructor


Norma Loehr, founder and creative director of Orange Lingerie, started making custom bras in 2010. In 2013, she published her book “Demystifying Bra Fitting and Construction” and started releasing lingerie sewing patterns shortly thereafter. She has since taught hundreds of students how to make great fitting bras in pursuit of her company's mission to help every sewist discover and embrace their power to make their own beautiful and professional looking lingerie.

Norma's work has appeared in the following publications.

What Students are Saying About Our Courses

"I wanted to thank you for an excellent workshop. You are a patient teacher and I learned so much. I really enjoyed the challenge of improving my skills. Your workshop organization is among the best I have ever seen"

- Beverly Williams

"I am thrilled with the knowledge and hands on experience I gained from your workshop."

- Teri Talarsky

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What do I need to get started?
This is a technique based course where I teach you the custom bra fitting process. While you do not need anything to get started with this course, you will get the most out of it if you have a specific bra making project that you are working on so you can apply what you are learning to your project. We have a variety of bra sewing patterns available on our site which you can purchase by following the Shop link in the lower right hand corner of the footer of this page.
How do I get the eBook that is included with the course?
Once you enroll in the course you will be able to download a PDF copy of the ebook. Just head to the "Course Materials" session to download your copy.
Does the course material apply to any bra sewing pattern?
This course is focused on the method and process of creating a custom fit bra. We use our patterns to demonstrate our techniques in the video as well as in the accompanying course ebook, but you could apply these same techniques to many other bra sewing patterns.
Where can I get the bra sewing patterns that you use in the course?
You can purchase Orange Lingerie sewing patterns in our shop which you can purchase by following the Shop link in the lower right hand corner of the footer of this page.
Is there a pattern included with this course?
No, there is no pattern included with this course.

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