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Cross Front Bralette PDF Sewing Pattern

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A classic cross-front bra, with a few differences!  The crossed section gets sewn into the darts.  This helps lift the breasts and gives more coverage.  The Cross Front Bralette uses two layers of material with mostly enclosed seams (the armpit seam is turned and stitched, and the waistband seam is exposed).

Choose from a short fabric waistband, a wide elastic waistband, or a longline waistband. 

All our bra patterns are interchangeable and use the same sizing system.  

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Skill Level: There are some advanced techniques in the pattern, such as inseam elastic, darts, and elastic straps.  However we've added lots of videos to help beginners!  There are minimal pattern pieces and you can easily tell which is which.  

Fabric: About one yard total for both layers.  Horizontal stretch of at least 50% (70% preferred). Light vertical stretch needed. Vertical stretch of up to 50% is okay. Bamboo/spandex, merino wool rib knit, merino/spandex, cotton/spandex, yoga knit, swim knit. Fabric weight of 10oz or 220gsm and up recommended.

Maternity friendly:  Yes

Nursing friendly: Yes

File Type: Layered, trimless PDF for printing at home.  Layered projector.  Layered 1-page AO Copy Shop File.  All files can be printed in black in white or color. 

Size range:  40 base size combinations. plus extra 28" underbust band and back pieces.  These cover from a 35" bust to 58.5" bust.  Up to 18" difference between bust and underbust (P Cup).  All sizes are included in one pattern!  

Time to complete:  Start to finish is about one hour.

Tutorial:  We use full color photographs.  The harder steps have links to videos.  Simplified, fast construction.  We include a modifications page that has ideas for modifying the pattern.

Download Type:  You will receive a zipped (compressed) file.  Download the .zip file, right click on the file and select "extract all".  

What's Included

Our patterns come with a print-at-home pdf file (A4 or letter sized paper), A0, and projector files.

Refunds

PDF patterns are non-refundable after download.

If you have problems with your order, send us an email at nellie@yawningmama.com

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Great bra pattern!

I was so nervous to attempt sewing a bra, but I’m so glad I did! Pattern creator was so encouraging, and the pattern was very easy to follow. The tutorial was super helpful with the construction. I added nursing clips upcycles from a worn-out old nursing bra, and the result is a very functional and COMFORTABLE bra with a surprising amount of support! I am so pleased. I’ve made a second one with a cotton/Lycra fabric with more stretch, and I think I prefer a fabric with a little less stretch (or I need to make the cups a little smaller). Still very wearable and comfortable. It’s such a gift to have a comfy bra that SEPARATES the girls and gives them some lift with no underwire, with cups that fit and a underband that is actually small enough. So grateful that I went ahead and took the small risk and bought this pattern. Do it! You will be so pleased and proud of the result! Now to try making one in wool!