Want to learn how to hack the Delvine Bralette into a sports bra?
This versatile pattern can transform from a delicate lacy bra to a supportive sports bra with a few changes to the pattern pieces and fabrics used.
I have created a video tutorial showing you how to:
Along with changing the pattern pieces, we need to change the type of fabrics used in a pullover bra with no closure. Instead of low stretch knits or bias wovens, we need to use a fabric with a lot of stretch (meaning a fabric with a high amount of spandex), but also excellent recovery to provide a high amount of support. In the sample show in the video, I have used milliskin with an overlay of stretch mesh. Other good choices would be: swim lycra, medium-to-heavy weight cotton spandex jersey, and athletic knits.
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