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Bralette. I just love them. They are so comfortable and so beautiful. My grandmother bought one for me a long time ago so that I could wear it when I would grow, but I only started to wear it since last year. I never thought that bralette will become again such an important piece in our underwear. They are so loose just perfect for summer days. I never tried to make a bra, but always is a pleasure to try new things. Because of that I wanted to make a step by step tutorial on how to make a lace bra for you to try.

Trust me it is so easy to create your own bralette!


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The steps:

We will need an A 4 sheet of paper to make a pattern for the cups. We will make 2 of them just like in the picture. To be as precise as possible we can use a bra of our own and measure it. After you sketch on the paper you cut along the lines and stick them to the lace.

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We cut the lace along the pattern. In total we will need 4 pieces to create the 2 cups. It is crucial to make them as equal as possible.

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We will turn them inside out, merge and stick them with pins.

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We will sew at the sewing machine leaving a small gap for a correct procedure.

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After that we will take the thicker elastic and measure the bust. Try to tighten the elastic and after that cut it.

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We will take the other lace and stick it to the elastic using pins on the front side. You do the same thing with the cups. Don’t forget to put the 2 cups at the middle of the elastic!

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Sew along the elastic and lace with a 1 cm seam from the edge of the elastic.

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Next we have to sew the clapping device in the back. Be careful not to put it backwards. If it is to difficult to this with a sewing machine you can try sewing it manually.

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After that you try it on your own. You stick the 2 braces with pins and measure how long they will have to be. For this design I added 2 new braces from the front.

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And we are done!Β 

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Doing your first one will be the hardest. Get a friend and try to make it together. Probably you will want to create more and more.

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Best wishes,ramonacrisstea

81 thoughts on “ Sew your own lace Bralette ”

  1. Ramona, you just became one of my favourite bloggers with this post. I have some lace left over from other sewing projects and I intend to make this bralette for sure. Keep the posts coming!

  2. This is freaking AWESOME.
    I don’t know though… with my clumsiness I see myself snagging the lace or accidentally spilling coffee all over it.

  3. Ramona, Your photo seems beautiful & your website elegant especially how to make a Bralette! I must check out more posts! Thank you for the “Follow” & “Likes” on my excuseusforliving.com website & my recent posts! You are so kind! Phil

  4. Reblogged this on truefaze and commented:
    I have a huge lace fascination (obsession) and I’m looking around for ideas when I finally start constructing lingerie. I love the simplicity of this style. Noted and appreciated.

  5. I love this idea! I really enjoy reading your blog. Would you be able to help me design mine? I started early this year but i’ve been struggling to find the right layout

  6. Well, I am not sure that I will be wearing one of these any time soon, a bit too youthful for me. Thank you for deciding to follow my blog, Your fashion sense, style and sewing appeal to me but I am not sure when you get time to read! I sew a lot, especially for my grandchildren (which is a bit of a giveaway and why I doubt whether I will be wearing a bralette). I like that dress though.

  7. Dear Ramona, Thanks for the bralette instructions, I might make one for myself! Thank you too for following my blog. What led you to have an interest in my blog? I love to get to know you and how my writing might support you.
    I hope you find future posts inspirational and encouraging your path of mindfulness, empathy and compassion.

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