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Fits ribcage0.0
B. perimeter0.0
Stretched Band81.3
Band Length44.5
Stretch ratio1.8
Cup width16.5
Cup depth38.1
Depth ratio2.3
Cup height25.4
Cup separation1.5
Gore height11.4
Wing height10.8
Strap width2.5
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Bra Number Two! I opted to go with a tank bra style this time. The fabric was labeled as “Telco Galaxy Stretch Velvet Knit Metallic Stars Silver Black” and the photo gave the illusion that it was a black and grey galaxy print with random stars, but in all reality it is simply black velvet with metallic stars and dots. While it is still gorgeous, it wasn’t what I thought I was buying. Since I was disappointed, I decided this would be the perfect fabric to test my second bra pattern on, so I wouldn’t be wasting my beloved fabrics if the bra didn’t turn out as I planned." alt=":D" />

The fabric is 90% Polyester & 10% Lycra Spandex Velvet. It is a lightweight knit base, with 50% stretch on the grain & 10& vertical stretch, and is machine washable.

Like with my first one, this didn’t turn out exactly as I planned. I originally made it too high, having shortened the straps too much, so the front and wing were too tall for my liking. I lowered the front slightly, but opted to leave the wing since I didn’t want to take the whole side stitching out to lower the front bullet pleats. So basically I made the complete opposite mistakes with this one in comparison to the first, haha. This does make the straps shorter than I prefer, but hey, I get great lift due to those straps!

The material is far sturdier than my scrap fabric of the first one, so this one is very supportive, giving lift and holding everything in place. I could actually exercise in this one, though I won’t be running any marathons in it.

As for the sizing, I’ve opted to label it as a 28KK, or 28:16. Like with the first, this one doesn’t have a label. I tried sewing one, but it didn’t work so well. Freehand sewing of small numbers isn’t as easy as I thought it would be!

I am waiting on a longer spool arm to use my twin needle, since my spools are too tall for the secondary arm that came with my machine. Once that comes in, I will attempt a 3rd bra with one of the other fabrics I bought. (A Blue True Galaxy print, Mermaid Scale print, and a Halloween theme eyeball fabric in addition to solid black and solid orange.) I am taking it slow, trying to think it through instead of just rushing through them, but I’ll have at least 5 more! I also bought the Laurel Sports Bra pattern from Porcelynne which I will attempt to tackle at some point. I must admit I am a bit nervous about working with an actual pattern instead of my makeshift ones I’ve been creating. I still need to order more supplies to make the Sports bra, but my biggest issue is trying to decide if I want to keep it with the 2 hook design it comes with or attempting to modify it to a 3 or 4 hook. When I have more “think” time, I will look at the pattern and see if I can figure out what modifications would be required to make the change. Based on the supply list, I think it’s a matter of changing out the band elastic width, which is an issue since I can’t find standard elastic to fit the 3 or 4 hook width… be continued on the next adventure!

Black Velvet Galaxy unlined colorway

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  • 1

    Oh, thats lovely! and the support looks great! Really curious how it holds up over time

  • 1

    Thank you dbmamaz. I am curious about it too. Only wear will tell, so I'll try to remember to post updates over time.

  • 1

    Looks lovely! <3

  • 1

    This looks awesome!

  • 1

    Wow! This is super cool. Looks good :)

  • Wow! This is super cool. Looks good :)

  • Thank you all! 💕

  • 1

    Wow, I'm impressed! That looks like it gives you pretty good lift. Good job!

  • It really does! It is amazing what the right amount of stretch in a fabric can do. Thank you. 💕

  • 1

    Looks awesome! Digging the velvet fabric!

  • Thank you braluv

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