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Pattern Reviews> Make Bra> DL01 (Foam Cup Balconette Bra)

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Posted on:4/6/13 11:28 PM
Last Updated:4/7/13 0:02 AM


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Ros B. said... (8/14/13 9:44 PM) Reply
Hi there! You did a beautiful job on this bra! I didn't read the measuring guide and ordered the wrong size :) Luckily, I did read the part about making a trial bra and only cut out the foam. Is it just me? I find the European sizing to be different than N. American - I usually take a 36E, but when I made the 80DD, I have an extra inch bust (all around) not fitting into the cup....Yet, when I compare my mum's size to the chart, she comes out SMALLER than what I've sewn for her in a N. American pattern....this sizing thing is so hard!! But, so far, from the little that I did sew, it fit together like a well made puzzle. I'm excited to order my correct size and start experimenting with fun fabrics! Are you planning to make any more of these beauties?
Jstarr4250 said... (4/8/13 7:22 AM) Reply
Terrific reuse of fabric...another beauty!
GoodbyeValntino said... (4/7/13 6:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful! Can I change your name to Victoria?
Jrhee said... (4/7/13 10:56 AM) Reply
Beautiful bra - I love this one too. I am also a big fan of the MakeBra balconette bra pattern. Thanks for the link to the bra kits!
Sue Parrott said... (4/7/13 10:15 AM) Reply
Wow, how beautiful! I so have get started on making bras. You have inspired me! :)
madbadger said... (4/7/13 9:57 AM) Reply
Great review - great bra!
Amanda.Claire said... (4/7/13 8:37 AM) Reply
Great review! Your bra is soooo perfect and pretty!
sew2006 said... (4/7/13 8:32 AM) Reply
Your bra looks wonderful.
julie w said... (4/7/13 4:17 AM) Reply
Thank you for he review, particularly the size information. You bra is lovely.
pdiddly said... (4/7/13 2:37 AM) Reply
another great addition to your bra making repertoire
Dilliander said... (4/7/13 1:47 AM) Reply
Its lovely!
SewWil said... (4/7/13 1:38 AM) Reply
You are out of control with the bras!!! This looks wonderful. Great job upcycling your dress.
 
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