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In this week’s new BurdaStyle video Meg demonstrates how to make a spandex bandeau from start to finish, no pattern needed!

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We’re loving the trend of a bandeau peeking out of blazers and gowns, and with this video you can learn to make your very own!

You can add some sass to a dress like Katniss Jennifer Lawrence here or let it peek through a blazer like Vampire Queen of Louisiana Evan Rachel Wood:
Jennifer Lawrence and Evan Rachel Wood

Bandeaus make a great bathing suit top and are suitable for a range of bust sizes. In this new video tutorial, Meg will show you how to calculate your bandeau length and width, and she demonstrates a variety of sewing techniques on different sewing machines.

This is a great project to make use of scrap spandex fabric, plus you can finish it in less than an hour! Click here to get the full tutorial.

You’ll love this video if:

  • You want to make a new bandeau based off your measurements
  • You want to learn more about sewing and working with spandex fabrics
  • You want to see different techniques of finishing spandex edges

What You’ll Learn in This Video Tutorial:

  • How to take your bust measurement and calculate the bandeau length
  • Cutting out the bandeau with a rotary mat and cutter
  • How to sew the bandeau together and elasticate the edges
  • How to finish the edges with various stitches on your sewing machine
  • How to sew in the gathered pinch into the front of the bandeau

Click here to get the How to Make a Spandex Bandeau video tutorial and start your next project!

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