Demystifying Bra Fitting and Construction by Norma Loehr

By Norma Loehr

Customized bras are exceptional stitching tasks. they're effortless to make, healthy completely, and will be worn on a daily basis. yet beforehand, the recommendations of customized bra making were tough to access.

Demystifying Bra becoming and building finds the secrets and techniques of bra couturiers, instructing you what you've gotten consistently desired to find out about becoming and stitching your personal bras. specialist customized bra maker Norma Loehr breaks down the right and development technique into uncomplicated, effortless to stick to steps so that you can get nice effects in your bra making tasks. With easy-to-follow directions, colour pictures, and a advisor to sourcing fabrics, this e-book has every thing you want to make your individual expert taking a look bras very quickly at all.

Whether you're a domestic sewer or an aspiring undies dressmaker, this publication is for you!

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Avoid disturbing the folds you’ve made at the corners and at the sides. Lay the handles straight to dry, pressing them to flatten as much as possible. Smooth and stretch the I-cord loop and fastener and let them dry. SEWING ON THE HANDLES AND LOOP Following the drawing at right, pin the handles in place, with the contrasting color side of the handle against the right side of the bag. Make sure that the handles are not twisted. Using mc, sew the handles securely to the bag with a decorative X stitch, as shown.

Use a third double point needle to cast off all stitches, using the 3-needle cast-off technique (see pages 173–174). Cut yarns, leaving a 10" (25cm) tail. Thread the yarn through a yarn needle and weave the tail to the inside of the bag. Weave in any other loose ends. 40 IT’S ALL IN THE BAG MAKING THE I-CORD HANDLE SET UP Using a double point needle and cc C, pick up 4 stitches on the inside at one side top edge, where the flap joins the bag. Work a 30" (76cm) I-cord, following the directions on page 171.

Knit 3, knit 2 together; repeat from * to third stitch marker. Slip marker. Knit 5. Slip fourth marker. You now have 50 stitches. ROUNDS 26–35 Knit to end of each round, slipping markers as you come to them. ROUNDS 36–41 Follow Triangles Chart (opposite), starting at Line 1 at the bottom right, and repeating the 5-stitch pattern 10 times. Continue to use mc and cc A together for background; use 2 strands of cc B for second color. ROUND 42 Change to 2 strands of cc C. Knit to end of round. ROUND 43 Purl to end of round.

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