Orange Lingerie Weekend Workshop
APRIL 1st AND 2nd, 2023

Coming Soon

Papermaple is thrilled to host Norma Loehr, founder of Orange Lingerie for a second weekend workshop on April 1st and 2nd 2023.

About the Workshop:

Over the course of this two-day workshop students learn how to fit and sew their own custom underwire bra using the Orange Lingerie Boylston bra sewing pattern.

Norma Loehr fits each student in our large private fitting room, and teaches them how to customize the fit of their garment.

Students should have intermediate level sewing skills as evidenced by the ability to make a button down shirt or similar on their own.


About the Pattern:

The Boylston bra first appeared in an article that Norma wrote for Threads Magazine Issue #174 (subscription required to read article). This pattern is incredibly versatile allowing you to make your own custom foam bra, standard cut-and-sew bra or even bikini top.


The Boylston is a supportive full frame underwire bra for everyday featuring:

  • A three piece, demi cup that allows for shaping and the ability to play with prints and color combinations;
  • A comfortable fabric strap that creates a flattering neckline;
  • A design that is compatible for use with cut-and-sew foam, luxury linings and a variety of trim options; and
  • A comfortable fabric strap that creates a flattering neckline; and
  • A size range of 30A to 40J.

About the Materials:

This workshop includes the Boylston bra sewing pattern. Bra making requires specialty materials that are available from the instructor. Each student kit contains all materials and notions (except thread) to make two bras.

Students are required to purchase a class kit from the instructor and remit the kit fee of $75 to the instructor directly, prior to class.   


About the 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 as part of her company’s mission to give home sewists the ability to make their own beautiful and professional looking lingerie. 

Dates: April 1st and 2nd 2023

10 Students Maximum

Duration: 2 day weekend - 9am/5pm

Lunch will be ordered in on both days and is included in the price of the class.