Creating an all lace bra and think your stuck with either having to choose a partial band style or forced to chop the edge off in order to use a full band style? Well as I showed you in my lipstick red Marlborough you can have a full band style and still show off that pretty lace edges.
It’s a fairly simple adjustment and this tutorial will show you how to do it with both the pivot and the slash and spread method. Both give very similar results. This is my first time photographing a pattern and it’s been a learning process figuring out how to set it up so it makes sense in picture format. There was a lot of climbing on and off the photography stepstool and adjusting lighting. It wasn’t my most precise pattern-making but I’m a neat freak when it comes to patterns. Let me know if this is useful for you.
The first thing you want to do is take your frame, bridge and band pattern (not pictured) and remove the seam allowance from the bottom edge. Because the lace will be finishing the bottom edge of our bra we no longer need it. I also for simplicity removed ALL of the seam allowances from the entire pattern and for all steps I will be working with no seam allowances.Read More