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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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Picot Edge Elastic

In this lesson, Haley walks you through how to sew picot edge elastic. If you’ve never sewn this type of elastic before, or you want a bit more practice before starting the Robin bra, cut out some scrap fabric and elastic and Haley will show you how.

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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