with Beverly Johnson
Online Class

Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond

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Overview

Discover how to make a lace bra with custom coverage and supportive style alongside fairy bra-mother and sewing expert Beverly Johnson. Using your favorite bra pattern, you'll begin by learning how to add lace to cups, bridges and partial- or full-band bras. Love the support of foam cups? Beverly will show you how to use cut-and-sew foam for versatile styles, shapes and sizes. You'll see how to modify your pattern to make room for the foam and get step-by-step guidance for creating a balconette and demi-cup bra. If a seamless cup is what you seek, you'll discover how to choose, fit and place pre-formed foam cups in your bras. Plus, you'll even get tips for covering your cups with wrinkle-free fabric and lace.

Details

  • advanced
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h28m

Included in this Class

1. Lace Edging on the Upper Cup
21m

1. Lace Edging on the Upper Cup

Meet Beverly Johnson, fairy bra-mother and sewing expert, and get started with techniques for adding beautiful lace edging to bras, working with your own well-fitting bra pattern. You'll learn to mirror and place lace, create a curved lace edge, and make stitch-and-flip linings for lace cups.

2. Lace on Band & Bridge
21m

2. Lace on Band & Bridge

Add lace to bra bridges and bands for luxurious feminine looks. Beverly begins by teaching how to use a scalloped- edge lace on a partial- or full-band bra, then position lace on the outsides of bra cups.

3. Cut & Sew Foam Cups
30m

3. Cut & Sew Foam Cups

If you'd like to add comfortable, supportive foam cups to your bra-making skills, follow Beverly's tips and techniques for using cut-and-sew foam to create cups that fit and flatter. You'll learn to modify your pattern, then construct and cover the foam.

1. Lace Edging on the Upper Cup
21m

1. Lace Edging on the Upper Cup

2. Lace on Band & Bridge
21m

2. Lace on Band & Bridge

3. Cut & Sew Foam Cups
30m

3. Cut & Sew Foam Cups

4. Demi & Balconette Cups With Cut & Sew Foam
25m

4. Demi & Balconette Cups With Cut & Sew Foam

5. Pre-Formed Foam Cups
22m

5. Pre-Formed Foam Cups

6. Seamless Covers for Pre-Formed Cups
28m

6. Seamless Covers for Pre-Formed Cups

Recommended with this class

  • Bra fabrics and findings, as listed in class materials
  • Foam cups