Here’s a little roundup of NZ fabric stores where you can shop online to buy fabrics appropriate for garment sewing! I’m always trying to buy as locally as possible, and shipping from overseas can be agonising (both in terms of wait time and cost), so shopping close to home (and in your own currency) is a great alternative.
I’ve made my favourite shops bold! These are shops that I’ve shopped with and would wholeheartedly recommend!
They have a variety of fabrics at very decent prices. They have a system on their website for requesting samples, which you pay for, but I’ve also had luck getting free samples by emailing the store (either way, the samples are very small)
My underwear draw is looking very healthy and stocked with Muna and Broad Kapunda Undies. These high-waisted undies sit perfectly on me, and don’t move around during the day- they’re basically the underwear that I’ve wanted for years but could never buy.
This week, I was inspired by an email newsletter from Helen’s Closet about their Avery Leggings being on sale, so I decided to take an undergarment/athleisure/comfie lounging theme for the Sunday Plus-Size Pattern Roundup this week.
Number 1, Banksia Bralette
The Banksia Bralette from Muna and Broad is designed for larger bodies and comes in 2 cup sizes and with a narrow shoulder option.
The Banksia Bralette is available up to a 64″ full bust, and if you our sizes are too small for you, Muna and Broad will grade the pattern up to your size for no additional charge. The unique internal powermesh slings provide light support and separate the breasts- no more sweaty uni-boob!
Number 2, Avery Leggings
The Avery Leggings from Helen’s Closet is available up to a 62″ hip. These have no outer leg seam, a crotch gusset and a faced, and a stabilised waistband to ensure your leggings stay up!
9 Jan 2021-The Avery Leggings are currently on sale- no discount code needed.