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Confetti Lace Bra Kit
Confetti Lace Bra Kit

Confetti 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.

We all have our own connections to the tiny, brightly colored paper tossed at some of the best events in our lives. Gatherings of friends and family, table-top decorations and our favorite funfetti in childhood birthday cakes- confetti means celebration and fun for everyone! This lace captures all these vibes and makes us smile. Vibrant, lively and perfectly timed to set the stage for your summer. Confetti pairs perfectly with Phlox or She Shed accents for bright, cheerful tones. You get the best read of the lace over Frost. She Shed is best to combine into a single look if you're just using lace accents, and Phlox works both ways! At 9" wide, Confetti is a gorgeous choice for a full lace bra! 

Our amazing Featured Artist used her cap sleeve bra variation to create this beauty. We're always stunned by her creations, but her mashup of the back from Emily pattern from Michelle's Armoire and the Willowdale is especially lovely! She is a specialist at combining beauty and function- this cap sleeve variation is ideal for relieving shoulder pressure- and this bra really catches our eye with its vivacious palette. See the International Bra Bee Archives to catch her Sew Along in 2021 for her process making this practical and feminine bra style. She's also made up the more gorgeous pair of matching panties. She used Mabel pattern from Evie la luve for the knickers. 

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 Confetti Stretch Lace Kit contains:

 

Color

Quantity

Cup Fabric-

  • Microduoplex
  • Super Simplex
  • Tricot
  • Sheer Cup Lining
  • Microlycra
She Shed, Phlox or Frost

Fat Quarter

Power Net- Regular, Firm or Stabilized Firm

She Shed, Phlox or Frost

28" x 14"

Tulle Lace

Confetti Tulle Lace- 9"

1 1/2 yards

Upper Band Elastic- 3/8" Picot

She Shed or Phlox

1 1/2 yards

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

She Shed or Phlox

1 1/4 yards

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

She Shed or Phlox

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

Confetti Stretch 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.