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Racerback COCO Sports Bra // Step-by-step Tutorial

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Earlier this summer, we showed you how to make the COCO sports bra with a crossover back. Today, we are showing you how to sew the racerback view. 


The COCO pattern is available on our website, in printed (paper) format, but also in PDF format, which includes print-at-home, copy shop (A0) and projector files. You can also buy the paper patterns from one of our resellers.


The first ten steps of construction for both views are the same. This post will cover the straps, armholes, and back. These extra photos and explanations should help you with some steps that were a bit tricky to illustrate. For the steps common to both views, please read to the first COCO post.
STRAPS AND NECK OPENINGAfter you have completed the front assembly, in both main fabric and lining, you are ready to attach the strap to both pieces. Pin the outer fabric strap to the outer fabric front. Stitch and press the seam allowances towards the center.
Repeat for the lining, but press the seam allowances OUTWARDS: 

Pin main …