10 Bra Sewing Patterns Customized to Fit You

Store-bought bras are expensive, especially if you’re looking for a high-quality bra that will last a long time. But why spend all that money on a bra when you can sew your own bra to make one that is customized to fit you?

Bra Sewing Patterns

Why spend all that money on a bra when you can use bra sewing patterns to make one that is customized to fit you?

Most of these bra sewing patterns are simple to construct, with just darts and a side seam. Plus, they’re perfect for using up fabric from your stash.

Pick a style you love from these bra sewing patterns and you may never buy a bra in the store again!

Ohhh Lulu 1506 Scarlett Bra Sewing Pattern

Photo via Craftsy member OhhhLulu

1. Ohhh Lulu 1506 Scarlet Bra

There are two variations included in this pattern: one with a racerback and another with adjustable straps. Both are pull-on style, so you don’t have to fiddle with hooks when sewing it — or wearing it! Full-color photos are included in the 23 pages of instructions that come with the pattern.

Elenna Bra Sewing Pattern

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2. Elenna Bra

This bra can be made out of a variety of fabrics including jersey, sheer or a combination. The designer recommends sewing a sample size to make adjustments before cutting up those precious luxury fabrics.

Jersey Bra Sewing Pattern

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3. Jersey Bra Pattern

Need a comfy-casual bra? This jersey bra has a pull-on style and only two darts and two side seams. It’s an easy sew, especially if you’ve worked with lingerie elastic before.

Sassy New Bra Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

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4. Sassy New Bra

This free tutorial is featured in Craftsy’s FREE Success With Sewing Lingerie printable PDF guide. You’ll get step-by-step instructions for three different pieces of lingerie, including the bra pictured above, panties, and a half slip perfect for wearing under dresses. (Note that if you want to make the bra, you’ll need to purchase the Bambi Soft Bra pattern.)

Vitality Racerback Tank & Sports Bra Sewing Pattern

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5. Vitality Racerback Tank and Sports Bra

Not all bras can be lacy and elegant. A bra is one of the most important parts of your workout ensemble. This pattern includes a tank with a built-in bra or an option for a sports bra only. Grab the Maternity Add-On Pack if you’re expecting.

Kimmy Bra Sewing Pattern

Photo via Craftsy member Muffin Head Pattern Shop

6. Kimmy Bra

This bra is sized for anyone wearing a 30-40 C cup. (Check Muffin Head Pattern Shop for even more size options.This pattern shows you how to make your own straps, and you can choose from a hook or pull-on style. There are also plenty of fabric suggestions from the designer, so you won’t be clueless if it’s your first attempt at sewing lingerie.

1930's Style Easy French Bra Sewing Pattern

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7. 1930s Style Easy French Bra

If you get lost while making this pattern, you can check out the A Few Threads Loose sew-along that documents each step. Make sure you have a tape measure handy, because you’ll use your own custom measurements to draft a pattern that’s made just for your body.

Bandeau Bra or Top Sewing Pattern

Photo via Craftsy member Mixy Mitzy

8. Bandeau Bra

Strapless bra or summer garment? This pattern works as either! The designer also recommends wearing it under sheer clothing on hot days. Many different fabrics will work well for this pattern, from cotton to rayon and even lightweight wool crepe.

Bra Without Underwire Sewing Pattern

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9. Bra without Underwire

This bra has only three pieces and, according to the designer, can be completed in less than 2 hours. The pattern comes with step-by-step explanations to help you sew even faster. (Psst, there’s even a surprise bonus pattern included with your purchase.)

Nursing Bra Sewing Pattern

Photo via Craftsy member Muffin Head Pattern Shop

10. Nursing Bra

This nursing bra pattern is based on the designer’s Kimmy Bra and fits sizes 30-36AA and 30-36A. Four sets of snaps make it easy and convenient for moms to nurse. The pattern does require sewing darts; if you’re new to darts, check out our Secrets to Sewing Darts Perfectly before you get started.

Have you ever sewn a bra before? What was the biggest challenge?

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2 Responses to “10 Bra Sewing Patterns Customized to Fit You”
  1. Shelley
    Shelley

    I have money to spend and can’t find the patterns available to by on this website. I guess I will have to look somewhere else to buy my patterns.

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