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Topic: Well, it's -40 C, so I think I'll make a swimsuit.  (Read 2382 times)
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« on: January 28, 2008 09:21:16 PM »

I don't know how it works out, but on the soldest day of the year so far, I decided to make a swimsuit.

Forgive the modeling with the shirt underneath, like I said, it's cold Wink

In the pictures it kindof looks brown, but it is in fact black with white polka dots. I drafted a rough pattern, and then used the good old method of trial and error to finish it. I'm really happy with the results!!


Ehhh...winter weight...ew.



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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2008 09:22:41 PM »

It's cute- whether it is black or brown  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2008 09:24:12 PM »

I like it!  I don't think I could sew on stretchy fabric...but you did a great job!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2008 09:26:23 PM »

Cute! I really like the shaping and fabric. Trial-and-error is the way to go, in my opinion Wink
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2008 09:30:56 PM »

This is really cute! It actually never occurred to me to make my own bikini, even though I have a horrible time finding ones that fit and don't cost the earth, heh.
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2008 09:32:26 PM »

is so pretty!!!
congrats!
(here in chile is sooo hot)
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2008 10:15:26 PM »

Very cute! Are you making bottoms to match? Is it lined?
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« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2008 11:04:22 PM »

Thanks!
I'm not making bottoms, since I got the piece of fabric at the thrift store, and I hardly have any left. Maybe I find some red swimsuit fabric, and make some out of that.
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2008 12:57:30 AM »

looks like it fits well, congrats.
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« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2008 02:20:35 AM »

Well, when it's -40 C is the BEST time to make a swimsuit.
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