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Promenade Lace Bra Kit
Promenade Lace Bra Kit
Promenade Lace Bra Kit
Promenade Lace Bra Kit
Promenade Lace Bra Kit

Promenade Lace Bra Kit

Regular price
$38.00
Sale price
$38.00
Quantity must be 1 or more

Our Lace Bra Kits take the guesswork out of bra building by putting together everything you'll need to make a beautiful bra using your own pattern. If you need a pattern, we have a great selection on our Patterns Page, both paper and downloadable.

 Let's go for a leisurely stroll along a flower-lined path, taking time to smell these gorgeous blossoms (okay, the aroma is only in my imagination ;)). Doesn't that sound like a wonderful way to spend a summer day? This kit is beautiful, with its interplay of organic motifs and both soft and vivid colors. The baseline design of the kit plays up the soft and vivid with Lemon Lover on the fabrics and Sassy on the elastics. This kit will also be beautiful with a skin tone on the cup and Sassy on everything else. If you're not a pink gal, then choose Twilight as your accent. Leave us notes and we'll make it up just the way you like.

 Our Featured Artist Dee Anne made this lovely set, and had enough fabric left over to make a second nursing bra for her sister who just had a baby. For the bra, she used the Black Beauty frame and inserted a foam cup, which she overlaid with lace. It's gorgeous! For the undies she used a modified self-drafted bikini bottom and the Aphrodite pattern from Made for Mermaids. The nursing bra is a Sahaara, modified to include nursing clips. 

This bra kit features your choice of Microduoplex, Super Simplex, Tricot, Sheer Cup Lining or Microlycra as the base fabric. One kit contains everything that you need to make a bra and has enough fabric for 2 with many sizes if you pick up an extra bra finishing kit. To get the second bra with larger sizes, upgrade to the half yard of cup fabric and add a bra finishing kit.

A Promenade Tulle Lace Kit contains:

 

Color

Quantity

Cup Fabric-

  • Microduoplex
  • Super Simplex
  • Tricot
  • Sheer Cup Lining
  • Microlycra
Lemon Lover

Fat Quarter

Power Net- Regular, Firm or Stabilized Firm

Lemon Lover

28" x 14"

Tulle Lace

Promenade- 8 1/2"

1 1/2 yards

Upper Band Elastic- 3/8" Picot

Sassy

1 1/2 yards

Lower Band Elastic- 1/2" or 5/8" Picot

Sassy

1 1/4 yards

Strap Elastic- 1/2" or 3/4"

Sassy

1 1/2 yards with rings and sliders

-or-

6" plus interfacing for self strap

Hook and Eye- 2, 3 or 4 hook

Matches band

1

Plush Channeling

Matches band

1 yard

Twill Tape (if requested)

Matches band

18"

Underwires

 

1 pair

Add-on a Matching Panty Kit

Smaller

Larger

Matching Fabric (Microlycra, Microlycra Air, Stretch Mesh)

Fat 3/8 yard

3/4 yard

Foldover Elastic

2 1/2 yards

5 yards

Promenade Tulle Lace

choice

choice

Cotton Jersey

9" x 9"

9" x 9"

Your panty will match your lace unless you specify otherwise. As always, feel free to choose your favorite elastics or narrow lace (please leave us a note if you don't see your choice!). You can also add a 9" square of absorbent fabric for your panty panel! You can find our collection of Waist Lace and Elastics here, and our collection of Leg Lace here.


Sewing Notes:
The strength of our microduoplex fabric, which makes it so wonderful for bras, also makes it hard to puncture with needles and pins. This is true with most duoplex fabrics. Use either fine silk pins or Wonder Clips to pin (I find Wonder Clips work best), and a Microtex 80/12 needle with a smooth thread like Superior Threads So Fine or Mettler Metrosene to make it easy to sew. In my testing, the So Fine thread and Microtex 80/12 won the challenge of the nicest stitch on microduoplex, and as long as my presser foot completely covered the seam allowance, I found it just as easy to sew as quilting cotton. I moved the needle to the right to set my seam allowance at 1/4" since my presser foot is a bit wide. I find it works well to saturate the lace with liquid starch and let it dry before laying out your pattern pieces and cutting your fabric. This stiffens the lace until you wash it and the lace has enough body to behave well in the sewing process.
We offer all these pins, clips, needles and thread here on our site.