Lets get started on sewing cups. Prepare all foam pieces. Unfold lining pieces and lay them on the foam.
How to sew is a special chapter in tutorials category. It focuses on two aspects. First is: how to sew a garment. Second: how to sew a detail on a garment. These are detailed tutorials. They are full of information.
I think a little introduction about needed stuff before actual bra sewing is in order. There are some requirements to be able to sew stretch fabric.
Last pieces to cut are from interface fabric.
Moving on to lace. These are the bra parts I have to cut from it.
Moving on to cutting foam for cups. These are the pattern pieces: F1, F2, F3.
Because there are many pieces in one bra, cutting them all is a bit tedious job. I’ve split the cutting chapter in several small posts. This one will prepare you for cutting all bra pieces.
First of all, decide what is your bra main fabric. My entire bra will be made of this stretch beige lace. But we need other materials as well.
Let’s get to work again on how to sew a bra. First we need to analyze the pattern and the pattern pieces I will be using.
When it comes to knit or stretch fabric the simple straight stitch will not work. That’s because the fabric is stretchy while the thread is not (unless of course you sew knits with special elastic thread) and when you pull the fabric the thread breaks.
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