Create a pattern piece using your bra band as shown. Make sure that you create a pattern piece that is ⅜” from the top of the bra band and ⅝” from the bottom of the bra band.
Cut 4 from a stable fabric such as diaper flannel, firm broadcloth or lightweight Twill
Fuse 2 pieces together with a fusing material, such as Trans Web®, Stitch Witchery®, Steam-A-Seam® or Heat-n-Bond Light®. You now have 2 pads, 2 layers thick.
Place right side of stable fabric to wrong side of bra band as shown.
Serge or use foldover elastic on the straight edge.
Pin in place and stitch down with the second stitching of the channeling – Construction Step 6.
Unfinished edges will be caught as you finish the cup, upper edge and lower edge areas