Lavender & Lace

Vintage styled foam cup bra covered in sumptuous satin for great shape and lift, created from your existing bra pattern! | taught by Karin Triel

Course description

Take your full band underwired pattern that fits you and get ready to transform it into this vintage styled foam cup bra with amazing lift!

Sumptuous satin with decorative seaming is matched with beautiful trim for a truly luxurious finish.

Never sewn with cut and sew foam before? Don't worry, this class will show you how!

We'll also show you how to change your pattern to create this look and guide you on your first steps to understanding bra design.

As an extra bonus, you'll be given access to the Braphoria Facebook Page where you can ask questions, get help and support from others doing the class and engage with Karin in live Facebook feeds!

Whether you make this bra in the original lavender satin with lace trim, in the Pink Champagne colour or in Ivory with Lavender Guipure Lace from the Braphoria Store, you will have a truly beautiful bra to add to your lingerie drawer.

Sewing Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Suitable for Omega's with max 2 wire size variance

Karin Triel
Karin Triel
Bra Maker

Custom bra maker, corsetiere and designer of lingerie for Every Body.


Course Curriculum

1. Getting Ready
Getting started FREE
Tools of the Trade
Checklist FREE
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2. Pattern Alterations
2.1 Introduction to Pattern Changes
2.2 Changing Your Strap pattern
2.3 Why We Have to Change the Back Band
2.4 Back Band and Frame Alterations
2.5 Intro to Changing Cups
2.6 Converting Your Cup Pattern to Foam
2.7 Template Cup and How to use Cut & Sew
2.8 Making your Template Cup
2.9 Intro to Converting to 3 Piece Cup
2.10 Making a 3 Piece Cup
2.11 Getting it on paper movie
2.12 Translating your 3 Piece Cup to Paper
2.13 Creating your Fabric Cup Pattern
2.14 Omega Considerations
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3. Start Sewing
3.1 It's Time to Sew Your Straps!
3.2 Making your Straps
3.1. Intro to Sewing your Band & Frame
3.2 Making your Band & Frame
3.3 Option: Secure your Lace
3.4 Now Sew your Foam Cups
3.5 Time to Sew Together Your Fabric Cup Cover
3.6 How to Sew Your Fabric Cup Covers
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4. Construct your Cup
4.1 Time to Construct your Cups
4.2 Attach your Straps
4.3 Securing at the Underarm
4.4 How to Attach at the Underarm
4.5 New to Fold Over?
4.6 Neckline Edge
4.7 How to Finish your Neckline Edge
4.8 Bottom Edge of your Cup
4.9 How to Finish the Bottom of your Cup
4.10 Make the Neckline Pretty with Lace
4.11 Add Lace Trim to Neckline
4.12 Optional: Secure Lace on Cups
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5. Insert Cup & Complete Construction
5.1 Intro to Inserting Your Cups
5.2 How to Insert Cup into Frame
5.3 Add Bottom Band Elastic
5.4 Finishing your Channeling
5.5 You're Almost Done!!
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DOGS on Powernet FREE
Sewing With Cut & Sew Foam FREE
How to Sew Fold Over Elastic FREE
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