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Finally at that point

Thinking of sewing my own bras. I know I've seen posts about this but searched and cant find them. Any tips on where to start?

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Shared on Jul 31, 2020 Flag this


  • this is what i do: i buy a store made bra that i like the fit of, then i cut it in half at the gore vertically. then i take one whole half apart with a seam ripper. trace the pattern on paper and take measurements of the elastic, wire, hook, etc. sizes. then i buy new parts that match those sizes.
    then with the traced paper pattern, i add seam allowances, then use those paper patterns to cut out fabric of similar type and then put it all back together and use that original side i never took apart to see how it's supposed to go.
    i've tried pre-made patterns, but for me this works easier and makes u learn how it all works better in my opinion.
    it sounds daunting, but it only usually takes me 2 hrs from start to finish. but i have fast hands. :)
    *keep in mind, fabric stretch direction. :)

  • @hopeforthefuture I thought about that. So far I've only found 1 bra that really fits and is comfy. Which is part of why I'm looking into this lol where do you but supplies like fabric and underwires and hooks ?

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