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« on: March 19, 2009 06:31:45 AM »

So I was asked to make some training bras. Me being, well, me and loving challenges said sure. So here are my two versions of the bras. One is a sports bra type and the other is more a traditional trainer with adjustable straps. (please forgive my manni, she's not as big in the chest as the bras needed her to be)

First adjustable bra, side/back view

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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009 06:35:35 AM »

Those are great! Very professional looking. My only concern is that the patterns would be visible through her clothes since they're so bold.

« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2009 07:55:05 AM »

Nice job!  I'll have to keep this in mind when my girl is older.
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009 08:41:47 AM »

I agree with LovieDovieAnn. I think you should try to use some lighter fabrics. Most little girls are a little embarrassed when it comes to wearing a bra at first. Very nice work otherwise.

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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2009 08:47:37 AM »

My daughter would love these!  She has a million training bras of all shades and patterns-when she wants to wear a bold or dark print she just wears a dark shirt, so it all works out!

I am guessing you drafted these patterns yourself?  They look fantastic!

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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2009 08:58:40 AM »

My only concern is that the patterns would be visible through her clothes since they're so bold.

many fun bras in the store are just like these.  i would buy them in my size (and wear them under opaque clothes).

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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2009 09:04:42 AM »

Love these.   My oldest is at this stage and I thought of making a few. as she really doesn't want to wear them. 
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2009 10:38:57 AM »

I agree - as a kid, almost all the shirts I had would have shown those patterns through. They look phenomenal, but I think I might make them out of lighter fabric!

« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2009 01:43:28 PM »

Thanks everyone. 

The customer picked the fabrics, I just did the details. Wink  Though you do make a good point about showing though. 

Thanks for the wonderful  comments!

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« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2009 03:35:19 PM »

Can I suggest something that I discovered for myself?
I wear sports bras to bed [because I find clothing just gets tangled around me, no matter how tight it is, but I have a housemate so nakie doesn't quite cut it  Embarrassed Undecided T.M.I?]

The most comfortable one I've bought has a band of elastic [encased in the fabric] at the bottom. The elastic is about 1.5cm [what's that, like.. .75 inches? Something like], and it helps it sit flat on my ribcage and doesn't move around too much, without it being too tight. I find the ones with the thin elastic cuts in after a while, and I end up with marks which can be pretty tender after a night of sleeping on it.

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