Rigilene Boning Sew Through Boning
For customers looking for a boning that can be sewn through, Rigilene Boning Sew Through Boning is the answer. This boning is used for a wide variety of garments and applications.
The Boning is available in 2 widths, ¼” and ½”. Each width is used according to the degree of structure you want to achieve. The ¼” will give light support and structure, while the ½” will give heavier support and structure. Customers use the ½” Sew Through Boning for garments such as strapless dresses or boned bodices. The Boning can be sewn right into the front seam of a princess style dress. Customers also use ½” Rigilene Boning in the lower cup of bras, for extra support. The ¼” Rigilene Boning is used for general applications, in areas that require light support and structure.
Bra-makers Tip – You can cut Rigilene easily with scissors and finish the ends with heat from a match or lighter. This melts the rigid interior strands and keeps them from poking out. Alternately, you can cover the cut end with a piece of fabric stitched over the end.
The Sew Through Boning is useful for a wide variety of applications. The Boning is used for areas that require light support and structure. The advantage of using Rigilene Boning is that you can sew right through it, eliminating the need for a boning casing. Simply sew it right onto your garment. Customers use this boning for garments such as strapless dresses, the lower cups of bras, and bustiers. Use the ¼” boning for light support and structure, use the ½” boning for heavier support and structure.
The boning is also available in 2 colours, Black and White. Use the White boning for lighter coloured garments and the Black for darker coloured garments. This boning is sewn directly onto the garment with no casing, therefore, choose the colour according to your project.
Remember to finish the ends of the Rigilene before sewing it into your garment. Simply heat the ends with a match or lighter to melt the rigid interior strands. This will keep the strands from poking through your garment.