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Esplanade Bra PDF Sewing Pattern

Size Guide
Sizing Information

Bras

I always recommend making a muslin first to test the fit of the bra. This applies not only to new patterns but also to any new fabric you decide to use.

How to make muslins (a.k.a. toiles), a fast way and a more thorough way.

If you do not have a ready-to-wear size or at a loss for what size to start with, I offer the below sizing guideline for my bra sewing patterns.

SIZING GUIDELINES

Difference  Cup size
1" A
2" B
3" C
4" D
5" DD or E
6" DDD or F
7" G
8" H
9" I
10" J
  • When taking measurements, be sure to stand up straight and exhale fully.
  • Measure body circumference directly under the bust with the tape measure parallel to floor. Round the measurement to the nearest inch, rounding down if you are at the ½” mark. If your measurement is an even number, add 4″, and if it is an odd number, add 5″. This is the band size.
  • Measure body circumference at the fullest part of the bust while wearing a bra that is supportive yet out of a relatively thin fabric. Again, keep the tape measure parallel to the floor.
  • Derive cup size by subtracting the band size from the full bust measurement. Consult the chart below to find cup size. For example, if the full bust is 36″ and the band size is 34″, the difference is 2″. Based on the cup size chart below, this difference corresponds to a B cup. If you are in between sizes, use the larger size.

Underwear

Underwear patterns are based on a waist and hip measurement.

SIZING GUIDELINES

SIZE WAIST (inches) HIP (inches)
XS 24 -25 34.5 - 35.5
 S 26 - 27 36.5 - 37.5
M 28 -29 38.5  - 39.5
L 30 - 32 41 - 42.5
XL 34 -36 44.5 - 46

Garments

 garment-size-chart

Size Guide
Sizing Information

Bras

I always recommend making a muslin first to test the fit of the bra. This applies not only to new patterns but also to any new fabric you decide to use.

How to make muslins (a.k.a. toiles), a fast way and a more thorough way.

If you do not have a ready-to-wear size or at a loss for what size to start with, I offer the below sizing guideline for my bra sewing patterns.

SIZING GUIDELINES

Difference  Cup size
1" A
2" B
3" C
4" D
5" DD or E
6" DDD or F
7" G
8" H
9" I
10" J
  • When taking measurements, be sure to stand up straight and exhale fully.
  • Measure body circumference directly under the bust with the tape measure parallel to floor. Round the measurement to the nearest inch, rounding down if you are at the ½” mark. If your measurement is an even number, add 4″, and if it is an odd number, add 5″. This is the band size.
  • Measure body circumference at the fullest part of the bust while wearing a bra that is supportive yet out of a relatively thin fabric. Again, keep the tape measure parallel to the floor.
  • Derive cup size by subtracting the band size from the full bust measurement. Consult the chart below to find cup size. For example, if the full bust is 36″ and the band size is 34″, the difference is 2″. Based on the cup size chart below, this difference corresponds to a B cup. If you are in between sizes, use the larger size.

Underwear

Underwear patterns are based on a waist and hip measurement.

SIZING GUIDELINES

SIZE WAIST (inches) HIP (inches)
XS 24 -25 34.5 - 35.5
 S 26 - 27 36.5 - 37.5
M 28 -29 38.5  - 39.5
L 30 - 32 41 - 42.5
XL 34 -36 44.5 - 46

Garments

 garment-size-chart

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Sizing Information

Bras

I always recommend making a muslin first to test the fit of the bra. This applies not only to new patterns but also to any new fabric you decide to use.

How to make muslins (a.k.a. toiles), a fast way and a more thorough way.

If you do not have a ready-to-wear size or at a loss for what size to start with, I offer the below sizing guideline for my bra sewing patterns.

SIZING GUIDELINES

Difference  Cup size
1" A
2" B
3" C
4" D
5" DD or E
6" DDD or F
7" G
8" H
9" I
10" J
  • When taking measurements, be sure to stand up straight and exhale fully.
  • Measure body circumference directly under the bust with the tape measure parallel to floor. Round the measurement to the nearest inch, rounding down if you are at the ½” mark. If your measurement is an even number, add 4″, and if it is an odd number, add 5″. This is the band size.
  • Measure body circumference at the fullest part of the bust while wearing a bra that is supportive yet out of a relatively thin fabric. Again, keep the tape measure parallel to the floor.
  • Derive cup size by subtracting the band size from the full bust measurement. Consult the chart below to find cup size. For example, if the full bust is 36″ and the band size is 34″, the difference is 2″. Based on the cup size chart below, this difference corresponds to a B cup. If you are in between sizes, use the larger size.

Underwear

Underwear patterns are based on a waist and hip measurement.

SIZING GUIDELINES

SIZE WAIST (inches) HIP (inches)
XS 24 -25 34.5 - 35.5
 S 26 - 27 36.5 - 37.5
M 28 -29 38.5  - 39.5
L 30 - 32 41 - 42.5
XL 34 -36 44.5 - 46

Garments

 garment-size-chart

Details

The Esplanade bra is my perfect strapless bra. The foam cups and boned long line band mean you get great support while the bra stays put! A long line bra is also great for featuring beautiful fabric prints and color or pattern blocking.

 

The Esplanade is a supportive, strapless long line underwire bra featuring:

  • A three-piece cup that allows for shaping and the ability to play with prints and different color combinations;
  • A long line supportive frame with boning to keep the garment flat and securely in place; and
  • A design that is compatible for use with cut-and-sew foam and a variety of trim options.

 

Notable Pattern Features:

  • An instantly downloadable PDF pattern.
  • Almost no taping required! Most pattern pieces fit entirely inside the printable space of US Letter or A4 size paper. For printing ease, each size is grouped together.
  • All pattern pieces are separate, not nested, and clearly show the seam allowance and/or trim allowance as applicable. This allows for construction clarity and simplifies any pattern alterations.
  • The instructions are professionally illustrated, making the seemingly complex steps of bra construction very clear and easy to understand.
  • This pattern was drafted and graded by professionals who send their output directly into production so you can be extra confident that you have a great starting point for your garment.

 

Size Range:

This bra is only available in A to DD cup sizes for band sizes 30 to 40. Due to the style of this bra, there will not be an extended size range.

 

Printing Note:

  • Find your size to select which pages to print. The complete document is over 100 pages.

 

© Orange Lingerie 2017. For individual use only, any commercial production from this pattern is prohibited.

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SEPARATE PATTERN PIECES

All pattern pieces are separate, not nested, and clearly show the seam allowance and/or trim allowance as applicable. This allows for construction clarity and simplifies any pattern alterations.

PROFESSIONALLY ILLUSTRATED

The instructions are professionally illustrated, making the seemingly complex steps of bra construction very clear and easy to understand.

GRADED BY PROFESSIONALS

This pattern was graded by professionals who send their output directly into production so you can be extra confident that you have a great starting point for your garment.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
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Б
Б.Н.

Esplanade Bra PDF Sewing Pattern

H
H.W.
5 Stars

Fast, easy transaction! Thank you!

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N.
5 Stars

Delighted - just what I need for my wardrobe. I loved the Boylston and the Marlborough. Now I can't wait to make the Esplanade.

M
M.
perfect strapless bra pattern

I love this strapless bra pattern - the instructions are very clear and I had no issues at all. The fit is amazing - I can dance in this strapless bra.
Meanwhile I have several versions of this pattern, some out of bra fabrics and for a special occasion one out the woven fabric I used for a dress.
I had to do my normal bra modifications: narrow the bridge and this time shorten the band as it went below my waist.

J
J.H.
Easy and Great

You don't need to be advanced for this pattern. Everything is well written out and easy to follow. All the sizes option are a godsend, especially for those who can't ever seem to find their correct size.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
100%
(6)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
Б
Б.Н.

Esplanade Bra PDF Sewing Pattern

H
H.W.
5 Stars

Fast, easy transaction! Thank you!

N
N.
5 Stars

Delighted - just what I need for my wardrobe. I loved the Boylston and the Marlborough. Now I can't wait to make the Esplanade.

M
M.
perfect strapless bra pattern

I love this strapless bra pattern - the instructions are very clear and I had no issues at all. The fit is amazing - I can dance in this strapless bra.
Meanwhile I have several versions of this pattern, some out of bra fabrics and for a special occasion one out the woven fabric I used for a dress.
I had to do my normal bra modifications: narrow the bridge and this time shorten the band as it went below my waist.

J
J.H.
Easy and Great

You don't need to be advanced for this pattern. Everything is well written out and easy to follow. All the sizes option are a godsend, especially for those who can't ever seem to find their correct size.

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