For bra-makers the world over, one day is associated with lingerie, and that is Valentine's Day. But hold on...if your bra drawer looks like this, do you really have room for more? If they all fit well, and you wear them, yes, there is always room!
But what about the bras that don't fit you well, have "something" not right about them, or you are just sick of lookin' at them...what do you do with those bras?
Enter Dead Bra Day - the day where tired bras get cleared out of your drawers for good. Purge your drawers of ill-fitting, worn-out or otherwise unloved bras on Dead Bra Day, February 13 and not feel guilty about it!
You can salvage the old bras for parts for new bras you are planning (just be sure the wires are your correct size and not bent out of shape!)
or re-purpose them (a swanky purse, perhaps?) with instructions here
What about a fancy hat? Re-purposing old bras such as this can be great fund raisers for charity!
If the thought of cutting them up just feels wrong to you, why not donate the gently used ones to a woman's shelter? (after all - they didn't fit you, but they might fit someone else!) There are many charities that will accept donations of gently used bras, including Soma. Read about their bi-annual bra drive here.
For the well and truly dead, you can use them to decorate a tree in your yard!
Or do some Bra Bombing like they do the fences in Bradona, New Zealand! (this is their equivalent of yarn bombing!)
It doesn't matter what you do, just clear those dead bras!
This year, celebrate Dead Bra Day, Saturday February 13 along with Bra-makers the world over. Start sewing now and spend Valentines Day (and the rest of the year) in a lovely new bra you sewed for yourself!