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Riverdance Lace Bra Kit
Riverdance Lace Bra Kit
Riverdance Lace Bra Kit
Riverdance Lace Bra Kit

Riverdance Lace Bra Kit

Regular price
$38.00
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$38.00
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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're loving the fun Celtic knots on this lace, and it makes us feel like dancing! Back in 500 BC, a group of people called the druids incorporated dance into their religion, and these dances took on many intricate, circular forms. Flash forward a couple of millennia or so, and you'll find a group of Irish-American dancers who created a dance routine to Irish music, and Riverdance was born. 

This stretch lace is perfectly paired with either Frost or matched with our color Ink. You can choose either colorway for your Riverdance bra. Our Featured Artist Liz made a Willowdale with a full lace overlay for her fresh spring bra featuring the classic navy and white combination. With this kit, you can choose to pop against the white (Frost) or meld with the navy (Ink). Liz also married her Riverdance creations with the other kits for this month into a darling capsule. Check out our Blue Jasmine kit and our Cottage Garden print for a darling capsule collection!

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 Lunarosa Tulle Lace Kit contains:

 

Color

Quantity

Cup Fabric-

 Microduoplex

 Super Simplex

 Tricot

Sheer Cup Lining

 Microlycra

Antique Rose

Fat Quarter

Power Net- Regular, Firm or Stabilized Firm

 Antique Rose

28" x 14"

Tulle Lace

Lunarosa - 8" wide

1 1/2 yards

Upper Band Elastic- 3/8" Picot

Antique Rose

1 1/2 yards

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

 Antique Roae

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.