Recommended fabrics: lace; silk.
You will need: satin lining.
Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.
When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.
1. Cups– 2 details
2. Lace cup – 1 detail
3. Basque – 2 details
1. Cups – 2 details
Cut pipings of 0.5 cm (3/16") width by diagonal.
Recommendations on sewing sheer material. Do not draw contours via carbon paper on material, for they will be visible on the right side. The simplest way is to cut all details with equal allowances and sew edges on equal width.
1. Sew bust darts into cups.
2. Sew bust darts into lining cups.
3. Sew fabric cups.
4. Sew lining cups.
5. Overstitch fabric cups lower edge with lining cups.
6. Sew lace cups to basque with hidden stitches.
7. Tack lining and lace details and then sew them as usual (as lace only).
8. Overstitch lace cups front edges with lining cups, then turn cups into right side.
9. Fold pipings for armhole and back neckline along the center and press. Sew folded pipings to armhole edges, piping bent is on the garment on 0.75 cm (1/4") width. Cut seam allowances to 0.5 cm width. Turn pipings into wrong side, then topstitch the top along armhole and back neckline.