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« on: May 11, 2008 02:11:24 PM »

I've always wanted a 50s bathing suit, but they're impossible to find at stores so i decided to make one! it took about a yard of fabric and a couple late nights at the sewing machine, but i am pretty happy with how it turned out. tell me what you think!


this is the front of the swim suit layed  out on a table.it's  hard to tell in the picture, but the straps are twisted and knotted like the details on the bottom


the back is pretty straightforward


and this is me in the bathing suit!



thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2008 02:50:51 PM »

Super cute and very neatly done, it seems.
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2008 03:50:50 PM »

cute, definitely bold, but i would wear it haha
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2008 04:34:09 PM »

Very cute! I like the braided straps. I love 50's clothing, but I took the easy way out and ordered a swimsuit from mybabyjo.com Grin
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2008 05:34:18 PM »

I love it.
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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2008 05:48:06 PM »

what a good idea, i love it! and it looks awesome on you!
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2008 06:45:29 PM »

Super cool, i'm working on a 50's inspired suit as well. great job.
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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2008 07:07:32 PM »

OOOOHH! I like-y! Looks very flattering with stretchy, tummy tucking super powers! Beautiful color, and looks great on you!
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2008 07:12:46 PM »

so cute.
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