Madalynne X Simplicity 8437 Strapless Bra

taught by Maddie Flanigan
Quick Back Band Alteration

Course description

One of five patterns I designed for Simplicity, the 8437 is a strapless bra with lace panels at front and matching thong. The bra has side and center front seams with plush channeling encased with plastic boning that is applied on inside to add support. Optional silicone backed elastic at the top and the bottom of the bra help to keep bra from falling down too. Hook and eye closure at center back.

The bra is available in sizes 32A through 42DD and the panty is available in sizes XS-XL.

The pattern comes with instructions, but in this video, I'll walk you through each step and include additional tips and tricks, like how to apply the silicone backed elastic, which comes from my kits.

Supplies (all available in my kits)
Self/Main Fabric (lycra or full width lace)
Combo Fabric (Galloon lace)
Lining (mesh)
Cotton Jersey Gusset (for thong)

3/8" Silicone Gripper or Picot Plush Elastic
3/8" Plush Channeling
1/4" Plastic or Sewable Boning
1/4"-5/8" Lace Trimming
2x3 Hook + Eye

Swimwear hook (optional)
1/4" Rings + Slider (optional)
1/4" Strap Elastic (optional)
Duck-billed scissors from Amazon (optional)
505 Spray Adhesive from Amazon (optional)

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Maddie  Flanigan
Maddie Flanigan

Hi! My name is Maddie and I have a serious love affair with lace and lingerie. I am a 29-year-old lingerie designer, sewing teacher and freelance photographer who turned her dream of sewing and blogging into a passionate career. On most days, you'll find me in my studio, located in the Philadelphia, designing my next collection or teaching women how to make a perfectly-fitted bra. Follow along with all my adventures:

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