Jersey Bra Tutorial

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Match the side seams of the Band and Bra sections.

Pin, stitch and finish with an overlocker or zig zag stitch.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Pin and stitch the bust darts. Finish as before.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Pin a length of lingerie elastic to the lower edge of the garment. Have right sides of the elastic and the garment facing together.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Stitch using zig zag stitch.

Trim the excess along the seam allowance so it is close to the elastic.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Turn the elastic under and top stitch with zig zag to complete the seam allowance.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Pin another length of elastic to the top edge from strap insertion point around the back to the other strap insertion point. The center front v-shape area should be left with elastic for now. Follow steps 4-5 to complete.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Measure 40cm on a length of elastic and mark. Match this mark to the left hand strap insertion point. Pin elastic to the center front v-shape area up until the strap insertion point. Measure another 40cm along the elastic

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Complete the straps as illustrated in the ‘Bra Strap Tutorial’.

The Tailoress PDF Sewing Patterns - Jersey Bra Tutorial

Complete the garment by adding any decorations such as silk bows at the strap insertion points or just the center front!

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