Lingerie Sewing: The Barrett Bralette
Intermediate | 36 min 29 sec
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Maddie Flanigan of Madalynne Intimates expertly demonstrates how to sew the Barrett bralette -- a sporty, hassle-free pull-on bra that has adjustable straps, an elastic band at the bottom, and sweet details like picot elastic and a front opening. In this class, Maddie demystifies sewing with elastic, basic bra construction, and working with delicate stretch fabrics. The pattern accommodates bust sizes from 26” - 46” and comes with two different cup options. The bralette comes together surprisingly quickly and without the use of any specialized sewing equipment. The end result is an easy-to-wear undergarment that looks great and feels fabulous.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 1/2 yd stretch fabric including stretch lace, stretch mesh, and jerseys
  • 1/2 yd lining, such as stretch mesh, micro mesh, and powernet
  • 2 1/2 yds picot plush elastic 3/8” wide
  • 2 yds wide elastic (3/4” or wider)
  • 2 yds strap elastic 
  • 2 pairs rings & sliders
  • Ballpoint needle
  • Odif’s 505 Spray
  • Pins
  • Rotary cutter
  • Polyester thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Pattern PDF
Find everything you need to complete the Barrett Bralette at Maddie's online shop here.
 
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Work with picot elastic
  • Assemble and attach straps
  • Use spray adhesive
  • Enclose seams
  • Make seams that stretch
What you'll get:​
  • An easy-to-follow video lessons on how to sew the Barrett bralette
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert instructor Maddie Flanigan
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
220 users recommended this class to a friend
Wenda Ans
I like the class very easy to understand. Well paced instruction. I will make this bra.
November 16, 2022
Elizabeth Pysnack
Going to try this pattern out. Class walks through the steps to construct in a way this is easy to follow and understand.
September 23, 2022
Angela Gonima
Excellent class. I am a plus size and have a lot of problems finding the right bra and it is always an ongoing issue trying to fitting one correctly. I finally decided it is time to learn how to sew one. This class is very easy to understand and the instructor speaks very clearly with a good video image.
More than 3 months ago