PDF Patterns

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Please download and open the link from a laptop or a computer. Click on the download link. Download to your computer or laptop. Open the PDF file using Adobe Reader. Avoid browser PDF viewers or any other applications.

Please visit this page for a detailed guide on how to set the printer settings and print our PDF patterns correctly.

Please visit this page for a detailed guide on how to assemble PDF files correctly.

Are you printing the entire document? In case you need just one size, find the pages with your size only and print those.
If you want to print the whole document, try printing in batches. Send to printer 5-10 pages, wait for those to print, then select and print the next ones and so on.
This is because older printers can’t handle larger data.

We would appreciate if you’d get in touch with us via the Contact page and let us know. Thank you!

Bra Sizing and Calculator

Please visit this page for all the information you need on how to take the measurements and how to determine your bra pattern size.

As of 2020 we have a bra size calculator that outputs your size based on the measurements you type in. Please visit this page for information on taking the measurements and using the calculator. The determined size should be a starting point for you.

Our sizing systems are listed at the bottom of the page here. Please do not compare our sizes with the sizes from other designers. The sizes should be close to many RWT (Ready To Wear) sizes. But please note RTWs are also very different. There is no standard to date for bra sizing. If however you are almost certain the bra calculator determined a wrong size, we appreciate if you’d get in touch and drop us your measurements. This will help us refine the calculator.

For the moment we work with a determined set of bra sizes. At this point we are not able to say if we are going to expand the area. However please check in regularly to see updates on this subject.

Please use the calculator from a computer or a laptop. Please open the page with the size calculator from a browser application like Firefox, Chrome or Opera. Do not open the page with the calculator from a mobile application like Facebook or Instagram etc.
If you’re using an old Mac OS computer, the Safari won’t be able to print the result. You can install the Chrome browser and access the page using Chrome.

Maya Bra

The content is organized in tabs. The download section is on the Download tab. But you can use this link to access the tab directly.

The instructions are not finished. Unfortunately, for the moment I have not set a time due to personal reasons. But this subject is our top priority and we will get back to it at some point.

Unfortunately, for the moment I have not set a time due to personal reasons. But this subject is our top priority and we will get back to it at some point.

I have seen some Mayas made without underwires in the bra making community. So yes, you can. But please note that you will not get the same shape and support. There isn’t going to be a clear separation between your breasts. The finished bra will have the look of a bralette and the feel of a loungewear. When choosing the supplies, please use very stable fabrics. If you’re going to use some pretty stretch laces, it’s important you line them with stable fabric.

Yes. Since foam is a stable fabric you have to compensate for it. Use stable – this means, non-stretch or with some mechanical give – fabric. If you’re going to use some pretty stretch laces or Lycra, it’s important you line them with non-stretch fabric.

Yes, but please let me know of your students makes by whichever way works for you: tag me on the social media (Instagram, Facebook), link back to our website in your blog post, or simply send us an email with some of your pictures.

Hourglass Dress

Please visit this page for all the information you need on how to measure to determine your pattern size.

Please visit this page for a helpful guide on how to choose your right size.

Sharing and Collaboration

You can share at most one picture and only with a link back to the source. This means a link back to our website. Please give explicit credit to where you got the picture from. Otherwise sharing any images from our website is strictly prohibited. Sharing any of our content without our consent is strictly prohibited. Please get in touch if you want to share more images or some of our content.

Please get in touch to discuss terms.

You can get in touch but please note I tend to decline any custom work whether it’s a designer task or a pattern grader. Please do not be disappointed with my answer. Due to personal reasons, I simply do not have enough time to accomplish everything I set my mind to do.

At this point we do not take commissions. Our mission is to help others discover the wonderful world of making their garments whether it’s a dress or a lingerie item.

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