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The pairing of Simplicity and Madalynne Intimates is a match made in lingerie heaven. Designer Maddie Flanigan uses the Simplicity 8711 pattern to show you step by step how to sew a gorgeous set of intimates. The underwire bralette features a monowire for support, housed in an interior frame called a floating bridge. The monowire and bust darts create a bralette that gives exceptional support and shapes without flattening. You’ll also learn how to attach a hook and eye closure and make adjustable elastic shoulder straps. The underwear is sewn in a matching fabric with three tiers of flounces for a glamorous effect.
Learn how to:
  • Work with picot elastic
  • Sew underwire channeling
  • Attach elastic straps
  • Add a ruffled flounce
  • Sew a crotch gusset

What You'll Get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction on sewing the Simplicity 8711 pattern in stretch lace or jersey fabric.
  • HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from patternmaker, Maddie Flanigan, of Madalynne Intimates
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Underwire Bralette and Ruffle Panty
Here’s what you’ll need:

For Bra:
  • ½ yd jersey, spandex, stretch lace or stretch mesh fabric (body)
  • 3/8 yd micro mesh or powernet (lining)
  • 1 5/8” yd of 3/8” wide plush picot elastic
  • 2 ½ yd 3/8” wide shoulder strap elastic
  • Two 3/8” rings
  • Two 3/8” sliders
  • 1 yd of 3/8" wide plush channeling
  • One continuous monowire
  • Bra hook and eye closure (see pattern for sizes)
For Underwear:
  • 5/8 yd of  jersey, spandex, stretch lace or stretch mesh fabric
  • ½ yd of mesh or powernet lining (optional)
  • ¼ yd cotton jersey for crotch lining
  • 2 ¾ yd of 3/8” wide plush picot elastic
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