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Sun King  Bamboo Jersey Bralette Kit
Sun King  Bamboo Jersey Bralette Kit

Sun King Bamboo Jersey Bralette Kit

Regular price
$26.00
Sale price
$26.00
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Please note that if any of our bamboo knit kits are showing "sold out", please reach out to us by email and we will see if we can put one together for you!

Our new winter print takes it's name from Louis  XIV of France -"The Sun King".   This gorgeous floral masterpiece emanates French Royalty. It is stunning.  Sun King is digitally printed on our soft and dreamy bamboo jersey and it makes a beautiful bralette. You might not want to put on an underwired bra, you might want to wear a lounge bralette instead. There are so many darling bralette patterns out there, and bralettes are a great option for many women. Whether you like wearing bralettes as your standard choice or if you want an option to wear around the house, you can make just what you want with our comprehensive bralette kits.  Choose one of our beautiful accent colors for your elastics and we think you will be thrilled with the results!

These kits are offered with our luxurious Sun King bamboo jersey print. This fabric is soft and stretchy, and for more support you'll want to use some sort of a base fabric layer to add support on the back band, which is what the Power Mesh or Power Net are in the kit to do. This is a fabric that can be used for that extra something that these fabrics will give unless your support level is very light. Sometimes you still want a little more and for that we offer the option to add a kit cut of Spacer Foam in Frost or Midnight.

Spacer foam is about 1/16" thick, is lightweight but substantial, breathable, and has a 4-way stretch. It is a different fabric than a cut and sew foam, which is thicker and primarily suitable for a lining only. For support, you would use it like any Lycra fabric, cutting it so that there is a little bit of negative ease. I remove the seam allowances within the cup and butt the seams together. Then I sew them together with a 3-step zigzag, running a piece of tissue paper under the fabric while I sew so that it doesn't creep on me. I keep the seam allowances on the band side and sew it into the band just like I would any other fabric.

There are 3 levels of support available. All three levels of support include a stable sheer lining for the front frame. For light support we offer a light, buttery power mesh to line the back band under the print. For medium support we offer medium weight power net to line the back band. For strong support we offer firm weight power net to line the back band in addition to Regular Weight Power Net for under the cups. For Regular Weight Power Net or Firm Weight Power Net head over to the listing for these fabrics and add a kit cut to line your cup.

For elastics, we offer either a foldover elastics option or a picot elastics option, and vary the weight of the elastics to correspond with the level of support. For reference, the Watson bralette uses picot elastic and the Sweet Sixteen bralette uses foldover elastic.

If you are looking for a bra with more support, pop on over to our Sun King Bamboo Jersey Bra Kit. We are also offering this winter print in a Sun King Bamboo Jersey Panty Kit.

Fabrics Elastics
Light Support

A half yard of Sun King Bamboo Jersey

14" x 14" Power Mesh

18" x 15" Sheer Tricot

Picot  Foldover

1 1/2 y 1/4" Picot elastic

1 1/4y 1/2" Picot elastic

1 1/2y 1/2" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes 

Set of rings and slides

2 1/2 y 5/8" Fancy Foldover elastic

1 1/4y 1/2" Picot elastic

1 1/2y of 1/2" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes

Set of rings and slides

Regular Support

A half yard of Sun King Bamboo Jersey

14" x 14" Regular Power Net

18" x 15" Sheer Tricot

Picot Foldover

1 1/2 y 1/4" or 3/8" Picot elastic

1 1/4y 1/2" Picot elastic

1 1/2y 1/2" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes 

Set of rings and slides

2 1/2 y 5/8" Fancy Foldover elastic

1 1/4y 1/2" or 5/8" Picot elastic

1 1/2y of 1/2" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes

Set of rings and slides

Super Support

A half yard of  Sun King Bamboo Jersey

14" x 14" Firm Power Net

18" x 30" Sheer Tricot

10" x 28" Regular Power Net

Picot  Foldover

1 1/2 y 3/8" Picot elastic

1 1/4y 5/8" Picot elastic

1 1/2y 3/4" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes 

Set of rings and slides

2 1/2 y 3/4" Foldover elastic

1 1/4y 5/8" Picot elastic

1 1/2y of 3/4" Strap elastic

Set of hooks and eyes

Set of rings and slides