Sunday, May 2, 2010

DRESS MAKING - 36 .BRASSIERE



BRASSIERE

MEASUREMENTS :---

LENGTH = 6 1/2 "

ROUND BUST = 28 " ( under bust )

CONSTRUCTION OF LINES :---

A B = 15 1/2 "

B C = 7 " ( 1/4 bust )

B D = 2 "

C E = 2 1/2 "

M is half way between A C

M E is 6 1/2 " ( length )

A G = 3 1/2 " ( for the front )

1 . Block A C E F G , forms the front of the brassiere .

2. Block E D B C forms the back .

3 .From M go out 1/2 " on both the sides towards A and C for

the darts 3/4 " each 3 " - 4 " long .


4 .From E take 1/2 " dart 1 1/2 " - 2 " long to fit under arm .

SEAMS AND PROCESS :---

1. All the parts are attached to each other with a bias binding .

Flat on the wrong side , except for cups , where the two parts

can be joined with a binding in the center .

2. Finish the edges with bias facing .

3 .Attach the straps . Try them on for proper length .

4 .Attach two strong elastic pieces on either side , before tacking the

hooks .

NOTE :--- You can buy a suitable brassiere in the market . Be sure it fits

you .Rip at open and copy the pattern on cloth . Stitch as it was for

another new bras .

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