Bra Straps & elastics

Bra making involves a lot of different elastics.

Bra Strapping, or shoulder strap elastics, can be found in many different weights and widths. The wider and more heavyweight the strap the more supportive it is. It is always recommended that a 19mm heavyweight strap be used for larger bust sizes (D cups and up). Bralettes suit a 8mm, 10mm or 12mm strap. 

Facing Elastics - are made in many different profiles. They can have a scallop edge, picot edge or piping edge profileamong a few. They are also made in many different weights, with heavyweight being a firmer and stronger elastic. For cups A - C in sizes 8 - 14 a 10-12mm facing elastic is adequate for the underarm and band of the bra. In larger cup and band sizes, it is recommended that a 10mm width be used for the underarm and a 15mm for the band. Some patterns also require a 19mm facing elastic for the band. These widths may also be a personal preference. Be sure your band elastic sits underneath your underwire casing to ensure the lower part of your bra does not 'flip' up when not on your body.

 

Folding Elastics, also known as fold over elastics, may be used for the underarm of a molded cup bra.

 

Lingerie Elastics are useful for some bralettes or wire free bra options.

View as Grid List

Items 1-30 of 186

per page
Set Descending Direction
  1. 10mm Bra Strapping in Sage Mint
    Now Only $1.23 Regular Price $1.45
  2. 12mm Bra Strapping in Gloss Mint
    Now Only $1.23 Regular Price $1.45
  3. 17mm Rose Pink Ornate Soft Bra Strapping
    Now Only $1.00 Regular Price $2.15
  4. Almost White Bra Strapping 13mm
    Now Only $1.40 Regular Price $1.65
  5. Apricot Bra Strapping 12mm
    Now Only $1.40 Regular Price $1.65
  6. Black Picot Edge Facing Elastic 15mm
    Now Only $1.32 Regular Price $1.55
  7. Blue Black Bra Strapping 15mm
    Now Only $1.57 Regular Price $1.85
  8. Blue Bra Strapping 15mm
    Now Only $1.57 Regular Price $1.85
  9. Blue Facing Lightweight Elastic 12mm
    Now Only $1.19 Regular Price $1.40
  10. Bra Strapping 14mm Fancy Ivory
    Now Only $0.50 Regular Price $1.85 As low as $0.20
  11. Bra Strapping 9mm Off White
    Now Only $1.19 Regular Price $1.40
  12. Bra Strapping Fancy Cream 16mm
    Now Only $1.00 Regular Price $1.90 As low as $0.90
  13. Bra Strapping Light Cream 13mm
    Now Only $1.40 Regular Price $1.65
  14. Buttermilk Facing Elastic 14mm
    Now Only $1.66 Regular Price $1.95
View as Grid List

Items 1-30 of 186

per page
Set Descending Direction
eCommerce by CurtisE Digital