Those who've been garment sewing know the name Cashmerette! Specializing in sewing for curves, Cashmerette has now expanded their sewing line of patterns to include a wider ranges of sizes and most recently, LINGERIE! We are offering kits for their newest pattern, the Willowdale, and we couldn't be more excited!
Our wonderful Featured Artist Liz K. wowed us with this gorgeous creation! She used our artsy stretch Rose Gold mesh lace and paired it with our color Antique Rose to make this bra using the Koma pattern from Lilypadesigns. Don't you love how the lace creates this beautiful frame? You can get the same effect with your Willowdale pattern! Use this gorgeous stretch mesh lace on your upper cup and you'll be a vision of loveliness! If you're ambitious, find the trailing motifs class at the Bra Bee (you can still get Extended Access) and bring the stems and flowers right down your cup! Wow! Please send us a picture if you do this -- we'd love to see!
This bra kit features a couple of different options for creating your own work of art. You can pick up the champagne colored flowers with our Vanilla Cream stretch silk satin, or you can pick up the rosy colored flowers with Antique Rose fabrics and findings. We've also included the option to include an additional yard of lace for you to play with.
Our Willowdale Help Page contains all the info about selecting your kit size, your options, fabrics and lace. Its a great place to begin if you are newer to bra sewing or new to the Willowdale pattern- or both!
The Willowdale Pattern is available here from the Cashmerette website. The size chart is here, and the fitting guide is here. Don't forget to take advantage of your coupon code for the Willowdale Pattern!
The Rose Gold Willowdale Bra Kit contains:
|Cup Fabric - Super Simplex or Tricot||Fat 3/8 yard||Fat 1/2 yard|
|--or-- Cup Fabric - Stretch Silk Satin||3/4 yard||1 yard|
|Lining Fabric for Super Simplex or silk - Sheer Cup Lining||Fat Quarter||1/2 yard|
Rose Gold Stretch Mesh Lace (11.25") for upper cup
|Regular Power Net||14" x 28"||14" x 28"|
|Plush Channeling||1 yard||1 1/4 yards|
|Underwires||1 pair||1 pair|
|Upper Bra Band Elastic- 3/8"||1 1/2 yard||1 1/2 yard|
|Lower Bra Band Elastic- 1/2" or 5/8"||1 1/4 yards||1 1/4 yards|
|Strap Elastic-1/2" or 3/4"||1 1/2 yards||1 1/2 yards|
|Rings and Slides||1 set||1 set|
|Hook and Eye||3 or 4 hooks||
|Add-on a Matching Panty Kit||Smaller||Larger|
|Matching Fabric (Microlycra, Microlycra Air, Stretch Mesh)||Fat 3/8 yard||
|Foldover Elastic||2 1/2 yards||
|Rose Gold Stretch Mesh Lace||choice||
|Cotton Jersey||9" square||
If you plan to make your matching panty with the Cashmerette Radcliffe, a smaller kit will use 1/2 yard and a larger kit will use 3/4 yard of lace.
As always, feel free to choose your favorite elastics or narrow lace (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.