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Flamenco Lace Bra Kit
Flamenco Lace Bra Kit
Flamenco Lace Bra Kit

Flamenco 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.

I remember back in the day when my mom used to say "Red and Yellow, catch a fellow." I'm not sure where this came from, but I always notice lovely pairings of red and yellow. This bright and happy stretch lace is certainly eye-catching! Don't you love the combination of colors? The happy red is our color Scarlet, which is a Limited Edition color, which means that we don't dye it up often. The yellow is our muted color Wheat, which is a yellow neutral. I love the colors together - and I see the elegant costumes of Flamenco dancers in strong red and golden accents when I see this kit. Oh so cute!

This stretch lace is presented over our lovely Wheat fabric. We looked at it over Scarlet, and all the pretty features of the lace disappeared. You can choose between Scarlet and Wheat for your elastics. I prefer the Scarlet myself. The lace is a well balanced combination of geometric and floral, feminine and androgynous. Our Featured Artist Holly made a Willowdale with a full lace overlay for her hot and spicy creations. She was able to get 2 bras from her kit, and added the Annika wireless bra from Primrose Dawn to her capsule. She used the De Lingerie Academie Hera hot pants Panty pattern for the darling matching look and used the Orange Lingerie Kingston thong pattern for the second set of undies.

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 Flamenco Lace Kit contains:

 

Color

Quantity

Cup Fabric-

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

Wheat

Fat Quarter

Power Net- Regular, Firm or Stabilized Firm

Wheat

28" x 14"

Stretch Lace

Flamenco - 8" wide

1 1/2 yards

Upper Band Elastic- 3/8" Picot

Choice of Scarlet or Wheat

1 1/2 yards

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

Choice of Scarlet or Wheat

1 1/4 yards

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

 

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

Lunarosa 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.