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  • This is a commercial PDF sewing pattern for special occasions bra. Available paper format: A4 or Letter
  • This is a premium sewing bra pattern. It has truly detailed instructions which are accompanied with LOTS of colored and well-designed illustrations (not photos)
  • This pattern is for a balconette underwire bra. The bra features three vertical seams cup with a high sling piece as part of the cup, a full-frame with a leotard back
  • The finished bra aims at a slight pushup style allowing you to wear deep cut neckline tops or dresses
  • Due to the nature of the design, this pattern might be problematic for body shapes with narrow or sloped shoulders


Use our Bra Size Calculator to determine your bra and wire size. The calculator also says if your size is covered by the Afi Exquisite bra pattern.

Four packages are available for this pattern.

Package 1:

  • EU Bands: 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85 Cups: A, B, C, D, E
  • UK Bands: 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 Cups: A, B, C, D, DD
  • US Bands: 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 Cups: A, B, C, D, E

Package 2:

  • EU Bands: 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85 Cups: E, F, G, H, I
  • UK Bands: 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 Cups: DD, E, F, FF, G
  • US Bands: 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 Cups: E, F, G, H, I

Package 3:

  • EU Bands: 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110 Cups: A, B, C, D, E
  • UK Bands: 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48 Cups: A, B, C, D, DD
  • US Bands: 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48 Cups: A, B, C, D, E

Package 4:

  • EU Bands: 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110 Cups: E, F, G, H, I
  • UK Bands: 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48 Cups: DD, E, F, FF, G
  • US Bands: 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48 Cups: E, F, G, H, I


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After you purchase the pattern, please download, open, and print the PDF files from a laptop or a computer.

By purchasing this pattern you agree to our terms of use for this pattern. See them in the tab below

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This pattern package is for personal use only:

  • for you to learn to sew an underwire bra
  • for you to sew bras for yourself
  • for you to sew bras for your family members or friends (or any other person) without collecting a revenue

With this pattern package, it is strictly prohibited to:

  • share or distribute the pattern with others in any form: digital or prints
  • sell the pattern as your own pattern and/or design in any form (digital or prints)
  • reproduce the pattern, copy or rebrand, or replicate
  • change or alter the pattern and sell or share, or distribute as your own pattern
  • teach classes or workshops using this pattern package
  • develop and publish paid online classes or tutorials using this pattern package
  • develop a business or support/boost your business with this home usage pattern package or garments sewn from this package
  • sell garments on any scale made from this package

Sharing parts of the pattern, like images or other content (pages, paragraphs, tables, diagrams etc) from any file in this pattern package is not allowed unless permissions are granted via an explicit email.
If you did not purchase the pattern but it was gifted by Afi Atelier explicitly (email / written social media conversation): all the above rules apply as if you purchased it.
You are granted no rights if you did NOT purchase this pattern. This means you can not use the pattern. Please obtain a legit copy by purchasing the pattern.

Please act in accordance with the copyright rules. Abiding the terms of use is your respect and gratitude for the amount of work and effort that was put into creating this unique and comprehensive sewing pattern

Afi Exquisite ©Afi Atelier 2020. All Rights Reserved.

Requirements for this pattern

  • Sewing skills

    Intermediate sewer; but with patience and the help of very detailed instructions, a confidant beginner can try leveling up her/his skills

  • Adobe Reader application

    Latest Adobe Reader application to open and print the PDF


Supply list:

  • is provided in the construction guide
  • acceptable wire shapes: regular wires, vertical underwire with lower front

When printing, cutting, and assembling the pattern, taping may be needed! Some pieces do not fit entirely and are slip in two. You tape pieces parts, not pages.

This pattern is thought and designed for both beginners and experienced sewers.

  • It will help beginners understand bra terms and construction steps.
  • It is also a very good base for fabric combinations and design experiments.

What sets this pattern apart

  • it has truly detailed instructions; small, clean, and easy steps for putting the bra together
  • afraid you’ll lose illustration details if printed in black and white? no need! the pattern was designed to be printed either in color, or black and white
  • afraid of sewing curves? no need! this cup has the easiest curves to sew
  • unique band shape designed for optimal support
  • an exquisite aesthetics to enhance your feminine body


Main style

The pattern comes in one style only. The sling piece on the cup is lined while the rest of the cup pieces are not. The bridge is lined. The back is made of powernet.

Other styles

Are possible with your limitless imagination: lace cups, foam cups, lingerie satin, fold over elastic etc

No. The already available packages for this pattern cover 99 unique sizes.

If you’re printing the pattern pieces, please print your size only. If you’re printing the construction guide, due to the fact that the file is full of images, the printer may not be able to print all at once. Try printing in batches, like 10 pages each time.

The Afi Exquisite bra is designed to use underwires. Due to the balconette style the underwire is an essential part of this bra to ensure the support and shape.

Yes, you can! The pushup effect should work even better with foam.

No. The terms forbid any commercial usage. A workshop is a commercial activity.

Please note that due to the increasing number of scammers, to protect ourselves to some degree, the file allows reading and printing access only. Translation tools require editing access. If you’re worried about sewing the bra, there’s no need! All the steps have illustrations and you will be able to sew the bra.

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