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For once a bilingual post:


Het forum voor zelf lingerie maken heeft mij de zelflingeriemaakaward toegekend als dank je wel voor het promoten van het zelf lingeriemaken en het lingerie forum.

Wat een geweldige award, dank jullie wel! Ik voel me heel vereerd, vooral ook omdat ik recent niet erg veel aan het zelf lingerie maken gedaan heb (moet weer snel meer lingerie maken).

De foto is geplaatst (klik op de foto om naar het forum te gaan) en nu moet ik de volgende vragen beantwoorden:

Waarom maak jij lingerie?
Vooral eigenlijk omdat ik het zo enorm leuk vind om te doen. Daarnaast heb ik niet zo’n gangbare maat (75 D/E), wat betekent dat het moeilijk en duur is om een mooie en goedzittende bh te vinden.

Hoelang maak jij lingerie?
Een jaar of 8.

Waar/hoe heb je het geleerd?
Ik heb bij You and me in Zoetermeer les gehad en van Cassandra van Lijfgoed. Daarna ook van veel doen en proberen van patronen.

Waar haal jij je inspiratie vandaan?
Van wat andere maken en van de vele websites van de lingeriemerken. Zou meer willen experimenteren, maar daarvoor ontbreekt de tijd.

Waar koop jij het liefst je materialen ?
Kantje boord in Amsterdam is veruit favoriet om zelf de materialen uit te zoeken. Online koop ik wel bij Merckwaerdigh, Elingeria en Wien2002.

Nu mag ik de award weer doorgeven, het forum zal op 18 april bekend maken wie dat is.


The Dutch forum for making lingerie yourself has given me this award because of promoting lingerie sewing and promoting the forum (the forum is in Dutch).

Thank you very much for this award! I'm very honored, especially because I haven't shown a lot of lingerie recently. I should sew more lingerie soon.

Apart from placing the picture on my blog (done) I have to answer the following questions:

Why do you sew lingerie?
Mainly because I love doing it. But also I have a difficult bra size (75 D/E) and it difficult and expensive to find a beautiful, well fitting bra in that size.

How long have you been sewing lingerie?
About 8 years.

Where/how did you learn it?
I took courses from two different ladies and learned from sewing from patterns too.

Where do you get your inspiration from?
From projects made by others and from the websites of several lingerie brands. I would like to experiment more, but lack time to do that.

Where do you buy your fabric and notions?
Kantje boord in Amsterdam is my favorite store to go to and search what I want. Favorite online shops are Merckwaerdigh, Elingeria and Wien2002.

I may pass this award on to someone else, the forum committee will announce on April 18th who that will be.


  1. Congratulations! Well deserved!

  2. Bravo, Sigrid, this is a wonderfully well-deserved award. I'm signing up for my first bra making class this summer because your beautiful bras inspired me so much.

  3. Who could deserve this more than you Sigrid!? You are a leader in this artform. I'm so grateful to have found you.

  4. Van harte Sigrid, hij is helemaal verdiend.
    groetjes Diana

  5. Congratulations! You do make the most beautiful lingerie.

  6. Congratulations - well deserved indeed!! :-)

  7. You deserve this award Sigrid. You are an inspiration for many all over the world!

  8. congratulations Sigrid! You create beautiful creations and you have been enormously helpful. I could have never sewn nice lingerie without your help.

  9. Congratulations! The award is well deserved; not only do you make beautiful things, but you also inspire and help others along to success in making their own pretty things.

  10. Congratulations!
    You deserve it!

  11. Congratulations - it's well deserved !

    Your creations are stunning and one of these days I'm going to let them inspire me to try lingerie myself :-)

  12. Congratulations!!! This is a very much deserved award. You are an inspiration to so many lingerie sewers.


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