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Robin Bra Sewalong

Sewing underthings is empowering! Learn how to create your own bra in this class.

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The Robin bralette is a fitted soft bra with princess seams. It’s self-lined with adjustable straps, a hook and eye closure at the center back, and a comfortable picot elastic finish at the neckline, armholes, and bottom band.

In this class, you’ll learn:

  • Tips for selecting fabric and notions

  • Tips for selecting a size and making fit adjustments

  • How to sew picot edge elastic

  • How to sew adjustable straps and the clasp closure

  • Plus, see each step from the instructions in action

Robin Bra Sewalong

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:

  • Robin bra pattern

  • Light to medium weight knits with four-way stretch with 50% stretch and good recovery

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • Ballpoint sewing machine needle

  • Four 1/2” (13 mm) rings and two sliders

  • 1 1/2 yards (1.4 meters) 1/2” (13 mm) of wide bra strapping

  • 1 1/2 yards (1.4 meters) of 3/8” (10 mm) picot elastic

  • 1 yard (.9 meters) of 3/4” picot elastic (20 mm) (sizes 00 - 16) or 1” (2.5 cm) picot elastic (sizes 12 - 26)

  • One hook and eye bra closure. Sizes 00-16: 3 hook closure finishing at 2 1/4” (5.7 cm). Sizes 12-26: 4 hook closure finishing at 3” (10.2 cm).

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