Seamwork Florence bralette. Part I cutting

Here you see the bones of the Florence, which is one of the patterns that came with the subscription to February’s Seamwork Issue.  I ordered all the materials to make the bralette (sort of a lightweight bra) and for the Geneva, which is the companion underwear pattern.  Here, you can see that I did not need two full yards of lace.  This makes me rather grumpy.

Also, the total yardage for both patterns called for 1.25 yards of stretch satin.  But here, with some creative laying out, I can get four pairs of underwear and material for two bras.  Had I known that, I would have ordered a bit more lace.

See how nicely this pattern piece fits into the bits of space for the underwear?

At that point, I had to leave, so this project went on hold.

0 thoughts on “Seamwork Florence bralette. Part I cutting”

  1. I’m strangely excited that you’re making your own bra and panties. Can’t wait to see how they turn out! Have you ever seen the movie "Ten Things I Hate About You"? This post is reminding me of the scene where one boy insists to the other that if a girl has black underwear it means she wants to have sex, lol.

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