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Bralette Sewing Patterns

Some are ideal for sports, whereas others are just more comfortable than a regular bra, a bralette is a staple for every wardrobe. They feel great, but only when they fit right which is why a lot of people turn to a bralette sewing pattern. Because this form of activewear can be expensive, e have created a list of the best patterns available. Each one is affordable, easy for an intermediate sewer, and some are even fine for a beginner. Check out our list of the best bralette sewing patterns.

Llana Lingerie Set

What can be better than a bralette? A matching lingerie set. This makes the most of super comfortable knits so opt for velour or even a bamboo knit to ensure it feels great when on.

There are easy-to-follow instructions for both the bralette and the underwear and when using an overlock stitch or something similar, it doesn’t take long to go from fabric to fabulous lingerie set.

It offers plenty of support and nice coverage and is an affordable way of getting your hands on a matching set.

More at: Mood Fabrics

D’arcy Bralette

Call it a bralette, call it a cage bra, this has a perfect blend of style and functionality. We love it for the comfort but also the look as the crossed lines and easy-to-love pattern combine well.

The good news is that this can be worn as a layer under a loose top and it doesn’t require a lot of material to make.

There are plenty of sizes to choose from to make this from scratch and with easy instructions, it won’t take long.

More at: Mood Fabrics

Hyacinth Bralette

One of the easiest bralette sewing patterns on our list, this is a quick project for anyone with a little experience, and ideal for a beginner.

For those with plenty of scrap lying around, this can help you make the most of the excess, and even turn some of your favorite cut-offs into something special.

The scooped neckline looks great, and the pull-on neck style and classic design top it all off. To make this even more enticing, there is an instructional video.

More at: Ohhh Lulu Lingerie

Summer Bralette

Light, airy, lacy, all words that can describe some of the comforts of this pattern, and they can be made with or without modesty cups.

When the summer is in full swing, and the humidity and sweat are both on the rise, this is the ideal solution for giving you some support without causing you to expire more than you should.

It can be made in a range of sizes thanks to the guidelines on how to make adjustments and there is a full video tutorial so you can’t go wrong.

More at: So Sew Easy

Gym Sports Bra

Everyone needs a reliable sports bra or two so whether you are intending to use it for yoga, a workout, or hit the tarmac and go for a run, this is a great option.

The one-inch under chest band ensures you get plenty of support and the entire pattern is designed to prevent anything from moving too much.

It is important to find the right fabric for this type of garment but there is information on this, as well as there is an instructional video.

More at: So Sew Easy

Sporty Bralette

This has a decent amount of compression which is what you need from a sports bra. It features a triangle opening at the center that is flattering, as well as adjustable straps, and an elastic band at the bottom.

A pull-on sports bra is intended for sizes under CC and does not feature underwire.

The detailed instructions combine with large images and this is one of the most in-depth sports bra sewing patterns available.

More at: Mada Lynne

Mallori Lane Bralette

This simple strap bralette is easy to make and has a unique design that we think you will love.

There are sizes for XXS to Large and when using two or four-way stretch fabrics, you are going to get the most comfortable fit.

The steps are laid out in an easy-to-follow way and everything from the fit to the skinny strap detailing on the back really makes it an excellent pattern.

More at: Mada Lynne

The Emilia Sports Bra

Another bralette sewing pattern aimed at the sporty types has a front zipper so you can let a little air in when you have worked up a sweat, and there are plenty of fabrics that can be used to make it.

The large images help to hold your hand so mistakes are more difficult to make and this should be a relatively easy project for an experienced sewer.

There is enough compression to make sure you can work out in comfort and the style itself makes it a pattern worth trying.

More at: Mood Fabrics

Raschel Lace Bralette

This is the sort of bralette that would cost a lot to buy, heck, they all seem to. The supplies are easy to get hold of, from the 1/4 yard of lace, and 1/4 yard of power mesh.

The simple design has some nice decorative touches to make it more special and it can be made in just 7 steps.

The whole process shouldn’t take too long but even if you need to set aside more than an evening, it’ll be worth it.

More at: Mood Fabrics

String Bralette Set

The set here makes for a stunning look and the process is easy to follow. Because of this, it shouldn’t take long before you can try the decorative lines of the string on for yourself.

There are a variety of fabrics that can be used and there is plenty of room for customization.

There are ten pages of instructions with the pattern which might sound like a lot, but they aren’t long and strenuous, more detailed so it is easy to complete.

More at: Make Bra

Sports Bra

Another sports bralette sewing pattern and this one is a real money saver.

Considering the named brand versions can cost well over $30 a time, this is a great option for adding something with enough compression and support to make a workout more comfortable.

The pattern is easy to follow and shouldn’t take long which makes it an ideal project for making more than one so you aren’t constantly rotating the same two or three sports bras.

More at: Sewing Rabbit

Racerback Sports Bra

As you might expect, it is the back of this simple sports bra sewing pattern that makes it stand out.

It has that typical sporty look but it is the comfort that makes it such a good option.

With holes on the side to insert the bra pads, it looks great under a loose top and there are lots of different fabrics that can be used including cotton lycra, or cotton spandex to name a couple of the most popular.

More at: White Lily Sewing

Braided Racer Back Bralette

At the front, this looks like a typical, sporty bralette, but the back has some great texture and a unique braided appeal.

The upper back is a U-shape that takes a lot of the strain off of the shoulders and looks great.

This pattern has some of the most in-depth instructions and even has an instructional video so it is ideal for a beginner who needs to pause and go at their own pace.

More at: Pretty Quirky Pants

Cross Back Bralette

Using neoprene, this is a comfortable bralette sewing pattern and one of the easier ones to make.

Its low V neck and crossed back make it breathable so it would be ideal for those warm days or wearing during exercise.

There aren’t many steps to follow so we don’t expect it to take long to go from gathering the materials, to try it on for size.

More at: Pretty Quirky Pants

Easy Crossback Bralette

A lined and padded bralette, this combines comfort with fashion.

It is a simple design that can be worn during a range of activities thanks to its support and comfortable fit.

There are only ten steps to follow and you only need a handful of materials to get started.

For a free bralette sewing pattern, it is one of the better ones.

More at: Pretty Quirky Pants

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