Never sewn activewear before but want to dive into the world of making your own sports bralette? This virtual class in for you! Over the course of three sessions, learn the fundamentals of activewear that will set you up to move onto more intricate and complicated projects. Students will learn about different fabrics and trims for activewear, how to use your fabrics and trims to fit a wide range of sizes, minor pattern adjustments, cutting, and more. In the final session, students will sew and the, a size-inclusive style available in sizes XS-4XL), from start to finish!
Types of active wear fabrics, linings, trims, and stitching
Active wear fabric versus swim wear fabrics
Levels of support – low-impact, medium-impact, high-impact
Finding your size
Direction of greatest stretch (DOGS)
Cutting out your pattern + fabric
Sewing the Maris sports bralette, a size-inclusive style available in sizes XS-3XL, from start to finish. The Maris bralette features a 3-part bra cup – a lower cup with a vertical seam that provides shaping and volume for all cup sizes – and a triangle upper cup. The bralette is finished with fold over elastic binding along the neckline and the underarm, and a wide elastic band at the bottom, which gives additional support.
Sewing machine with a straight and zig zag stitch is required. Serger is optional.
DIY kit is NOT included in cost and must be purchased separately. Click here to shop.
Maris PDF pattern IS included in cost and can be downloaded in session 2. There is no refund or discount if you already own/purchased the Maris PDF pattern.