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Double Lace over Foam

Double Lace over Foam

I have a surprise for you today – not one bra but two bras in different colour ways – double lace over foam! They look completely different from each other but the techniques used to create them are essentially the same

Here are the two bras – the yellow lace bra and the pink & white lace bra

Double lace over foam two bras

The features of these bras are:
  • Cut & sew foam cups
  • Lace edging used on the cups
  • Ribbon straps
Once again, we used cut & sew foam for these two bras. The yellow one is a full coverage bra

double lace over foam yellow full

 while the pink and white one is a demi
double lace over foam pin full
You can see the comparison of the two fronts below. The white one is 1.25″ lower than the yellow. Why 1.25″? That’s the difference in the height of the front, between the wire I was using in the yellow bra and the one I wanted to use in the white bra!

double lace over foam show demi

 The cups are made of cut & sew foam. We used a three-step zig-zag in the yellow bra (which is what I recommended years ago for sewing the sections together) But you can see spaces in between the stitches. Drat!

double lace over foam show stitches

 Now I prefer the closeness of the regular zig-zag seen below. Don’t use too short a stitch length, or the foam seam will be wavy.

double lace over foam good stitch

You can see we used stabilizer tape on the neckline edges of the foam to keep it from stretching out

double lace over foam stabilizer tape

Two different strap attachment methods. The yellow bra uses the elastic from the underarm to turn over the ring, while the white strap was just sewn on to the cup and the join covered with a bow.
double lace over foam two straps
The strap attachments from the front. Notice too that the strap elastic is sewn to pretty sheer ribbon. The front strap section should be stabilized, but the back strap area can be elastic.

double lace over foam strap front

 The back band of the yellow lace over foam bra is covered completely in the stretch lace, while the white & pink rigid lace ends at the side seam line and trims out the strap scoop.

double lace over foam back band

The Finished Bras

 So here is the pink and white lace over foam bra all finished  
double lace over foam pin full
And here is the yellow one! Double lace over foam!

double lace over foam yellow full

4 replies
  1. Karen Taylor
    Karen Taylor says:

    I love the sheer ribbon on the straps. Is it just sheer ribbon stitched down both sides of bra strap elastic?

    Thanks!

    Reply
  2. Pat Rogers
    Pat Rogers says:

    HI Beverly,

    For some reason I am not seeing the pictures. Any chance of refiling this email. I would love to see the bras.

    Reply

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