What is Bra Tulle?
I woke up this morning and realized that I didn’t have any good stories or cool pictures of my week for Saturday Life. It was a solid week of just average work stuff, which is pretty cool, don’t get me wrong, but not quite as cool for blogging.
So I thought, instead of going on about my work week. I would talk to you about all the new materials and things in my shop, because I’ve had so many questions!!
And the main question I’ve been asked is “What is Bra Tulle?”
Bra tulle is a very fine tulle. It’s much softer than craft tulle, and doesn’t tear like craft tulle.
It does not have any real stretch, and only a slight ‘mechanical give’ on the fabric, making it a great option for larger sizes and cups that need extra support. It is at it’s best and most supportive when used as two layers with opposing grain or direction of stretch. (which gives it a neat honeycomb look!)
It is the same type of tulle that is used for the beautiful embroidered tulle laces and can be used for that extra rigid support under a tulle lace.
It has a wonderful sheer quality and lightness, that is more breathable and open than a heavy knit.
It is very commonly used in high-end Ready-To-Wear Lingerie.
Compared to 15 Denier:
15 Denier is a sheer knit fabric. It has a significant amount of ‘stretch’ in one direction, making for a much more relaxed fit in bras. 15 Denier is also a very soft fabric, but it can be prone to the occasional pull because it’s such a delicate knit. Some people who have very sensitive skin will line bra tulle with 15 denier.
I offer Bra Tulle by the yard, and in kits in The Emerald Studio Etsy in Black, White & Blush!
So there’s my little bit of information sharing for the day! Let me know if you have any other questions about the tulle! I’m so happy that I finally get to share all of my favourite bra-making supplies with you all! 🙂 🙂
You’ll get to see another bra with this fabric tomorrow, I can’t wait to show you! And it will be highlighting some of my new fold-over elastic bra findings kits too!
How was your week? Did you do anything fun? Any bra-making plans?